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#Bank Holiday

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8 essential steps to surviving work after St Patrick's Day
# Post Paddy's Pain
From The Daily Edge
# Post Paddy's Pain

8 essential steps to surviving work after St Patrick's Day

Mar 18th 2014, 1:14 PM 29,327 Views 26 Comments

We can get through this, TOGETHER.

This is how most of you are waking up this morning
# Turn Over
From The Daily Edge
# Turn Over

This is how most of you are waking up this morning

Mar 15th 2014, 9:02 AM 4,543 Views 0 Comments

Looooooooong weekeeeeeeeeeend!

The all-important weather report for the bank holiday weekend
# Crucial
# Crucial

The all-important weather report for the bank holiday weekend

Mar 14th 2014, 8:50 AM 24,614 Views 40 Comments

Rain? Sun? Drizzle? It could be anything.

The DailyEdge.ie Guide to Surviving the Clocks Going Back
# Fall Back
From The Daily Edge
# Fall Back

The DailyEdge.ie Guide to Surviving the Clocks Going Back

Oct 27th 2013, 9:30 AM 21,620 Views 15 Comments

WHAT TIME IS IT?

Operation Slowdown detects 364 drivers speeding over 24-hour period
# Speeding
# Speeding

Operation Slowdown detects 364 drivers speeding over 24-hour period

Oct 26th 2013, 11:24 AM 12,597 Views 91 Comments

From 7am on Friday until 7am this morning, gardaí checked the speed of 96,838 vehicles.

Quick! Take in the washing, it's coming
# What The Fliuch?
# What The Fliuch?

Quick! Take in the washing, it's coming

Oct 26th 2013, 10:03 AM 27,836 Views 37 Comments

Don’t let the wet and windy weather ruin your bank holiday weekend.

Reminder: Northside DART and other rail services to be limited this weekend
# Bank Holiday
# Bank Holiday

Reminder: Northside DART and other rail services to be limited this weekend

Oct 26th 2013, 7:15 AM 6,301 Views 6 Comments

You’d better read this if you’re planning on using the rail services this Bank Holiday weekend.

Working this bank holiday? Join our support group
# In It Together
From The Daily Edge
# In It Together

Working this bank holiday? Join our support group

Oct 25th 2013, 7:30 PM 23,125 Views 43 Comments

We’re here for you.

Chris O'Dowd's HBO drama... and 4 other weekend TV picks
# Tellywatch
From The Daily Edge
# Tellywatch

Chris O'Dowd's HBO drama... and 4 other weekend TV picks

Oct 25th 2013, 5:15 PM 1,993 Views 1 Comment

Whether you’re staying in or going wild, we’ve got the telly for you.

QUIZ: Is the Bank Holiday weekend all it’s cracked up to be?
# Bank Humbug
From The Daily Edge
# Bank Humbug

QUIZ: Is the Bank Holiday weekend all it’s cracked up to be?

Aug 5th 2013, 3:00 PM 2,666 Views 4 Comments

The Bank Holiday has come and gone. Take this quiz to see if you got any craic out of it.

The burning question*: Do you go to the beach or a barbecue on a sunny day?
# Dilemma
From The Daily Edge
# Dilemma

The burning question*: Do you go to the beach or a barbecue on a sunny day?

Jun 3rd 2013, 11:00 AM 13,241 Views 43 Comments

It’s a bank holiday Monday, so let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

9 reasons to get off your arse this Bank Holiday weekend
# Three Days
From The Daily Edge
# Three Days

9 reasons to get off your arse this Bank Holiday weekend

May 31st 2013, 6:00 PM 20,504 Views 32 Comments

“Then it’s back to work…”

11 symptoms of Post Bank Holiday Syndrome
# Tuesday Blues
From The Daily Edge
# Tuesday Blues

11 symptoms of Post Bank Holiday Syndrome

May 7th 2013, 12:50 PM 34,523 Views 28 Comments

How many do you have?

Visitors warned to stay away from Beaumont Hospital
# Norovirus
# Norovirus

Visitors warned to stay away from Beaumont Hospital

May 4th 2013, 12:02 PM 7,825 Views 16 Comments

The hospital is trying to contain an outbreak of the winter vomiting bug and has asked the public to avoid visiting unless absolutely essential.

Bank holiday weekends in your head versus in reality
# The Fear
From The Daily Edge
# The Fear

Bank holiday weekends in your head versus in reality

May 3rd 2013, 3:59 PM 5,588 Views 0 Comments

Sometimes they’re not all that, are they?

Bank Holiday forest and land fire warning
# Land Fires
# Land Fires

Bank Holiday forest and land fire warning

May 3rd 2013, 10:19 AM 9,250 Views 11 Comments

Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney warned farmers and forest owners that there are “very high risk fire conditions”.

6 amazing songs that were huge this weekend 20 years ago
# TUNE ALERT
From The Daily Edge
# TUNE ALERT

6 amazing songs that were huge this weekend 20 years ago

Mar 30th 2013, 8:15 PM 5,409 Views 4 Comments

What a bunch of absolute TUNES.

Gardaí urge caution as 48 lives already lost on Irish roads
# Roads
# Roads

Gardaí urge caution as 48 lives already lost on Irish roads

Mar 28th 2013, 6:32 PM 5,587 Views 18 Comments

If you will be driving anywhere in Ireland this bank holiday weekend, gardaí are urging you to stay safe on the roads.

6 reasons to lobby for a four-day week
# Let's Take A Vote
From The Daily Edge
# Let's Take A Vote

6 reasons to lobby for a four-day week

Mar 21st 2013, 1:49 PM 13,082 Views 30 Comments

All those lovely extra duvet days. Yes please.

The burning question*: Did you enjoy St Patrick’s Day?
# Dilemma
From The Daily Edge
# Dilemma

The burning question*: Did you enjoy St Patrick’s Day?

Mar 18th 2013, 9:45 AM 15,681 Views 75 Comments

It’s the end of the bank holiday, so let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

Poll: Should the anniversary of the Easter Rising be a public holiday?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the anniversary of the Easter Rising be a public holiday?

Mar 2nd 2013, 10:00 AM 15,320 Views 166 Comments

It’s coming up to St Patrick’s Day – and Sinn Féin has published a bill to make April 24, when the Easter Rising began, a holiday.

Top readers' comments of the week
# You Told Us
# You Told Us

Top readers' comments of the week

Feb 23rd 2013, 11:00 AM 5,976 Views 16 Comments

Here’s our round-up of the best, the most popular and the most commented-on pieces from the past week. Did you make it in?

Sinn Féin wants to make Easter Rising anniversary a bank holiday
# Bank Holiday
# Bank Holiday

Sinn Féin wants to make Easter Rising anniversary a bank holiday

Feb 21st 2013, 3:40 PM 13,423 Views 251 Comments

April 24 would become ‘Lá na Poblachta’ – or ‘Republic Day’ – under a Bill introduced by Aengus Ó Snodaigh today.

Government to be asked if Met Éireann can determine a bank holiday
# Weather
# Weather

Government to be asked if Met Éireann can determine a bank holiday

Nov 9th 2012, 2:30 PM 16,218 Views 49 Comments

What if our meteorological service could declare a bank holiday on a day when the weather is going to be good? One town council wants to see if it’s possible.

PHOTOS:Bring the wellies - crowds descend on Castlepalooza
# Festival Season
# Festival Season

PHOTOS:Bring the wellies - crowds descend on Castlepalooza

Aug 5th 2012, 2:59 PM 8,411 Views 1 Comment

Festival-goers have been advised to bring their wellies to any events this weekend because of the likelihood of rain. Boo.

Olympics overload? What else is there to do this weekend?
# GET OUT OF THE HOUSE
# GET OUT OF THE HOUSE

Olympics overload? What else is there to do this weekend?

Aug 4th 2012, 8:15 AM 5,537 Views 31 Comments

Need a break from the Olympic games this weekend? Here’s what else is going on…

Appeal issued for 32-year-old man missing from Drogheda
# Missing
# Missing

Appeal issued for 32-year-old man missing from Drogheda

Jun 11th 2012, 2:56 PM 3,297 Views 0 Comments

Rafal Misik was last seen on the afternoon of the June bank holiday Monday.

Explainer: Thanks banks? A short history of bank holidays
# Gone Fishin
From The Daily Edge
# Gone Fishin

Explainer: Thanks banks? A short history of bank holidays

Jun 4th 2012, 7:45 AM 29,984 Views 14 Comments

The extra day off is a glorious, glorious treat. But who have we got to thank for it?…

In pictures: Forbidden Fruit festival gets under way in Dublin
# Forbidden Fruit
# Forbidden Fruit

In pictures: Forbidden Fruit festival gets under way in Dublin

Jun 2nd 2012, 6:41 PM 6,871 Views 4 Comments

Big horns and lots of rain.

Varadkar appeals to motorists after four deaths on Irish roads
# Roads
# Roads

Varadkar appeals to motorists after four deaths on Irish roads

Jun 2nd 2012, 3:17 PM 4,390 Views 16 Comments

Both the Transport Minister and the Gardaí have issued appeals to motorists to stay safe on the roads this weekend.

Open thread: What are you getting up to for the long weekend?
# Downtime
From The Daily Edge
# Downtime

Open thread: What are you getting up to for the long weekend?

Jun 2nd 2012, 10:11 AM 3,763 Views 23 Comments

It’s a three-day weekend – and there’s plenty of stuff going on around the country. So: what are you doing?

How to get around Dublin this bank holiday weekend…
# Bank Holiday
# Bank Holiday

How to get around Dublin this bank holiday weekend…

Jun 2nd 2012, 8:45 AM 11,125 Views 13 Comments

…and other traffic hotspots around the country as festivals are held from Donegal to Cork.

Weatherwatch: patchy outlook for the June bank holiday weekend
# Weather
# Weather

Weatherwatch: patchy outlook for the June bank holiday weekend

Jun 1st 2012, 10:10 PM 6,379 Views 19 Comments

Karl Mehlhorn of Irish Weather Network has some good news for the long weekend – and some bad news…

Drivers asked to take extra care this Bank Holiday weekend
# Motoring
# Motoring

Drivers asked to take extra care this Bank Holiday weekend

Jun 1st 2012, 8:02 AM 1,612 Views 13 Comments

During the first weekend of June last year, one person was killed and 12 people seriously injured on Irish roads.

The Daily Fix: Saturday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

May 5th 2012, 7:42 PM 7,418 Views 3 Comments

Our round-up of the day’s big stories – as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

Enjoy the sunshine while you can...
# Weather
# Weather

Enjoy the sunshine while you can...

May 5th 2012, 12:28 PM 7,742 Views 26 Comments

It won’t be here all weekend.

Lambs, Crisp Fest and The Life of Brian: What's on this Bank Holiday Weekend
# What's On?
# What's On?

Lambs, Crisp Fest and The Life of Brian: What's on this Bank Holiday Weekend

May 4th 2012, 8:30 PM 5,905 Views 18 Comments

Stuck for something to do this weekend? Here’s a run down of what’s going on around the country…

Motorists urged to take extra care on roads over bank holiday weekend
# Bank Holiday
# Bank Holiday

Motorists urged to take extra care on roads over bank holiday weekend

May 4th 2012, 9:27 AM 1,036 Views 6 Comments

Garda tips for travelling over the holiday weekend.

Full Dart services to run over bank holiday weekend
# DART
# DART

Full Dart services to run over bank holiday weekend

May 2nd 2012, 4:40 PM 2,894 Views 11 Comments

Iarnród Éireann has announced the postponment of engineering works planned for this weekend due to the disruption it would cause over the May Bank Holiday.

Dart service disrupted over bank holiday weekend
# DART
# DART

Dart service disrupted over bank holiday weekend

May 1st 2012, 11:42 AM 2,779 Views 1 Comment

Engineering works mean disruptions for north Dublin service from Saturday to Monday.