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Monday 27 March 2023 Dublin: -4°C

# Bank Holiday

All time
# Water Water Everywhere
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!
# checkpoints
Speeding and drink driving: Gardaí out in force for bank holiday weekend
Drivers are being urged to slow down and never drink and drive.
# Be Safe
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.
# Bank Holiday
Gardaí out in force to clamp down on speeding and drink driving
Gardai are warning drivers to never drink and drive.
# weekend guide
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.
# Irish Rail
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.
# Bank Holiday
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.
# June Bank Holiday
It looks like Ireland's exam weather is coming in right on time
Temperatures are predicted to reach 22 degrees by Thursday.
# Dates for your diary
Going out? Here are some things to do this Bank Holiday weekend
Got anything to add? Email us.
# Weather Warning
Flood gates and defences are in place in Dublin this evening
Rain, rain, go away.
# Bank Holiday
8 lies everyone working a bank holiday Monday tells themselves
All hope is lost.
# not great
Here's what the weather looks like for this bank holiday weekend
It’s going to be meh.
# weekend guide
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.
# Your Say
Poll: Should the next government bring in a new bank holiday?
Sinn Féin are pretty fond of the idea – but do we need one?
# striiiiike
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.
# Quiz
How Bad Is Your Bank Holiday Fear?
Stop all the clocks…
# Bank Holiday
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.
# jacket weather
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.
# July
Here's why July 1 should be a bank holiday in Ireland
# typical
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.
# life is short
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.
# Rain Rain Go Away
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
# Bonus day
12 stages of a bank holiday weekend we all go through
That extra day means so, so much.
# Your Say
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?
# Bank Holiday
Man dies in car crash in Bandon
The deceased was the driver and sole occupant of the car.
# let the sun shine
The Bank Holiday weather forecast is pretty good
Sun! No rain! The stuff dreams are made of.
# dublin road
Pensioner and young adult die in Newry car crash
The incident occurred yesterday at around 5.25pm on the Dublin Road.
# orange alert
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.
# Shake Up
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.
# sponsored by 7up free
7 original things to do this Bank Holiday Weekend
Go on, you’ve no excuse.
# Guilt
The 11 guilt-ridden stages of not running a Bank Holiday marathon
There ain’t nothing MINI about our guilt, wha?
# Prime Numbers
Brennan's bread, cannabis, and the world's heaviest man: The week in numbers
Plus: How many postmen are attacked by dogs every week.
# lovely
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.
# Sponsored By
6 indispensable lifehacks for your garden this summer
Green fingers or not, we’ve got the tips to help.
# striiiiikkeeee
Here's how much the threatened Aer Lingus strike is adding to travel costs
The prospect of competition-free skies has led Ryanair to hike its prices for the bank holiday weekend
# the fear
7 people suffering from epic, emotional Bank Holiday Weekend Fear
And the different reasons why.
# no filter
6 pictures you'll see on Irish people's Instagrams on a Bank Holiday
# Road Deaths
Man killed when his car struck a ditch in the early hours of this morning
The 24 year old was pronounced dead at the scene.
# sepa holiday
"No residual issues" - but some delays - after banking 'holiday' yesterday
A holiday for European banks meant that wages didn’t appear in bank accounts yesterday.