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Sunday 3 December 2023 Dublin: 0°C

# Bank Holiday

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Heavy rain forecast as we're set for a wetter, cooler bank holiday weekend
Make sure to enjoy today, as it is set to be the driest and brightest of the weekend according to Met Éireann.
A shop in Kilkenny decided not to open the day after the Bank Holiday, because of The Fear
We know the feeling.
Looking for something to do? Here's what happening across the country this bank holiday weekend
A quick round-up of the events taking place across Ireland over the bank holiday weekend.
Poll: Do you think we need more bank holidays?
Ireland has fewer bank holidays than a lot of our EU counterparts.
The Dublin Marathon is taking place on Sunday (not Monday) and here's what you need to know
A race was moved to Sunday in a bid to attract more international runners.
Thousands of people signed up for 'Ireland's largest water fight'... Here's how many showed up
Over 17,000 people were interested in the Facebook event. Seventeen thousand!
Speeding and drink driving: Gardaí out in force for bank holiday weekend
Drivers are being urged to slow down and never drink and drive.
Up to 80 more people may die in 2016 if road users don't wake up
The Road Safety Authority issued a warning to all road users ahead of the bank holiday weekend.
Gardaí out in force to clamp down on speeding and drink driving
Gardai are warning drivers to never drink and drive.
The weekend's set to be a scorcher - here are seven interesting things to do
Stuck for ideas for the long weekend? Check out our event guide here.
Going somewhere nice for the Bank Holiday? Check your travel plans
Transport providers have issued a number of travel warnings as we head into the June Bank Holiday weekend.
Traffic delays expected as East Link bridge comes up to let the tall ships through
Dublin Port Riverfest takes place this weekend and the ships are the star attraction.
It looks like Ireland's exam weather is coming in right on time
Temperatures are predicted to reach 22 degrees by Thursday.
Going out? Here are some things to do this Bank Holiday weekend
Got anything to add? Email us.
Flood gates and defences are in place in Dublin this evening
Rain, rain, go away.
8 lies everyone working a bank holiday Monday tells themselves
All hope is lost.
Here's what the weather looks like for this bank holiday weekend
It’s going to be meh.
No plans for the bank holiday? Here's what's on over the long weekend
A quick round-up of the weekend’s best events.
Poll: Should the next government bring in a new bank holiday?
Sinn Féin are pretty fond of the idea – but do we need one?
Next stop, peace? Talks to end rush hour train strikes happen next week
The first strike is scheduled for the Friday of the bank holiday weekend, between 6 and 9am.
How Bad Is Your Bank Holiday Fear?
Stop all the clocks…
A full moon will be making the beaches of Ireland more dangerous this weekend
Irish Water Safety are warning swimmers to watch out for rip tides.
The summer has been pretty rubbish, and that isn't about to change
Speaking this morning Met Eireann’s Siobhan Ryan said there is a small chance of improvement in August.
Here's why July 1 should be a bank holiday in Ireland
It's going to lash rain today and tomorrow
But don’t worry, the sun will start shining just in time for everyone doing their Leaving Cert.
It's the June Bank Holiday ... Here are 7 VERY different festivals to check out this weekend
As Grandpa Simpson once said (admittedly, before dozing off) you shouldn’t kill time … you should savour it.
Here's when you're going to need your umbrella this Bank Holiday weekend
We hate to break it to you lads, but… It’s gonna be bad.
The weather is going to be SHITE for the bank holiday
12 stages of a bank holiday weekend we all go through
That extra day means so, so much.
Poll: Do we need more bank holidays?
UKIP is campaigning for an extra one to be brought in to mark St George’s Day – but do we need another one here?
Man dies in car crash in Bandon
The deceased was the driver and sole occupant of the car.
The Bank Holiday weather forecast is pretty good
Sun! No rain! The stuff dreams are made of.
Pensioner and young adult die in Newry car crash
The incident occurred yesterday at around 5.25pm on the Dublin Road.
Put the barbecue away... It's going to rain heavily tomorrow. ALL DAY
Met Éireann has issued a ‘status orange’ rainfall warning for Leinster, Tipperary and Waterford.
Drivers caught speeding today will get more penalty points under new rules
There is a new category of driver on the roads from today – the novice driver.
7 original things to do this Bank Holiday Weekend
Go on, you’ve no excuse.
The 11 guilt-ridden stages of not running a Bank Holiday marathon
There ain’t nothing MINI about our guilt, wha?
Brennan's bread, cannabis, and the world's heaviest man: The week in numbers
Plus: How many postmen are attacked by dogs every week.
Camp for sick children will put Bloomin' lovely garden to fun use
The designer garden will be transplanted to Barretstown after the Bloom festival ends this weekend.
6 indispensable lifehacks for your garden this summer
Green fingers or not, we’ve got the tips to help.