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Saturday 2 December 2023 Dublin: -1°C

# Bank Holiday

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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
7 people suffering from epic, emotional Bank Holiday Weekend Fear
And the different reasons why.
6 pictures you'll see on Irish people's Instagrams on a Bank Holiday
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.
"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.
Important public service announcement!
Stop everything.
The 9 feelings you're all having after the long weekend
Hold us.
Almost 2,000 drivers arrested for drink driving so far this year
A number of Mandatory Alcohol Testing checkpoints will be set up around the country this weekend.
7 things to do if you're staying in on Good Friday
You’ve got to start thinking outside the box for these holidays.
8 essential steps to surviving work after St Patrick's Day
We can get through this, TOGETHER.
This is how most of you are waking up this morning
Looooooooong weekeeeeeeeeeend!
The all-important weather report for the bank holiday weekend
Rain? Sun? Drizzle? It could be anything.
The Guide to Surviving the Clocks Going Back
Operation Slowdown detects 364 drivers speeding over 24-hour period
From 7am on Friday until 7am this morning, gardaí checked the speed of 96,838 vehicles.
Quick! Take in the washing, it's coming
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
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
We’re here for you.
Chris O'Dowd's HBO drama... and 4 other weekend TV picks
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?
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?
It’s a bank holiday Monday, so let 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
“Then it’s back to work…”
11 symptoms of Post Bank Holiday Syndrome
How many do you have?
Visitors warned to stay away from Beaumont Hospital
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
Sometimes they’re not all that, are they?
Bank Holiday forest and land fire warning
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
What a bunch of absolute TUNES.
Gardaí urge caution as 48 lives already lost on Irish roads
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
All those lovely extra duvet days. Yes please.
The burning question*: Did you enjoy St Patrick’s Day?
It’s the end of the bank holiday, so let 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?
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
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
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
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-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?
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
Rafal Misik was last seen on the afternoon of the June bank holiday Monday.
Explainer: Thanks banks? A short history of bank holidays
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
Big horns and lots of rain.
Varadkar appeals to motorists after four deaths on Irish roads
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?
It’s a three-day weekend – and there’s plenty of stuff going on around the country. So: what are you doing?