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Friday 1 December 2023 Dublin: 1°C

# Bank Holiday

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How to get around Dublin this bank holiday weekend…
…and other traffic hotspots around the country as festivals are held from Donegal to Cork.
Weatherwatch: patchy outlook for the June bank holiday weekend
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
During the first weekend of June last year, one person was killed and 12 people seriously injured on Irish roads.
The Daily Fix: Saturday
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...
It won’t be here all weekend.
Lambs, Crisp Fest and The Life of Brian: What's on this Bank Holiday Weekend
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
Garda tips for travelling over the holiday weekend.
Full Dart services to run over bank holiday weekend
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
Engineering works mean disruptions for north Dublin service from Saturday to Monday.
Poll: Are you planning a Bank Holiday trip this weekend?
Staying at home? Holidaying in Ireland? Or going a bit more exotic and jetting off on a plane?
The burning question*: DIY shops on bank holidays - heaven or hell?
This and every Monday, let distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)
DUP deputy leader tells House of Commons: Make St Patrick's Day a public holiday
Nigel Dodds asks Sir George Young, the Leader of the House of Commons, if March 17 will be made a holiday in the UK.
Who's leading your St Patrick's Day parade this year?
A footballer, a hurler, a politician and a ringmistress… it’s not the start to a bad joke, it’s a list of the people chosen as parade grand marshals around the country.
You do know today’s not a public holiday, right?
Get back to work! Unless, of course, your employer is among the majority to observe today as a de facto holiday anyway.
The sporting tweets of the week
This week, Lance Armstrong pays tribute to Jim Stynes, Serena Williams discusses her relationship problems and Brian O’Driscoll complains about having to train on a Bank Holiday.
Walking in a... pumpkin... wonderland
You’ve never heard of the connection between turtles and pumpkins? This vid from Virginia Pumpkin Festival reveals all…
The Daily Fix: Saturday
Every evening, brings you a round-up of the day’s main news stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed.
Bored? Here's 8 websites perfect for a rainy day
A collection of eight websites that will keep you entertained for hours. Go, procrastinate!
Gallery: Your bank holiday weekend in pictures
A selection of photos from the weekend as snapped by you.
The Daily Fix: Sunday
In your bank holiday Sunday Fix: Aer Lingus talks back on tonight; the source of the E. coli outbreak is found; Berlusconi’s ‘bunga bunga’ goes on; and did you miss the shuffle of honour for the Queen last month?
What’s going on this Bank Holiday Sunday?
Want to do something with your day – but not sure where to go? Here’s a nutshell guide to what’s happening and where.
As chosen by you: the Bank Holiday road trip and summertime mixtape
The perfect playlist for your bank holiday weekend as chosen by readers.
Poll: Which is Ireland's best beach?
The weather’s good and it’s a long weekend, so we want you to choose Ireland’s best sandy sun spot.
What's going on this Bank Holiday Saturday?
Want to do something with your day – but not sure where to go? Here’s a nutshell guide to what’s happening and where.
The Daily Fix: Friday
In today’s Fix: Mladic reacts to “monstrous” charges; Aer Lingus talks continue; new MRSA superbug in Dublin hospitals; and MI6 pull off ‘Operation Cupcake’.
Enjoy the good weather while it lasts... there's a frost warning for early next week
Yes, you read that right.
Britain prepares for a heatwave…as Ireland gets its woollies on
Temperatures in Britain will be warmer than Casablanca – while in Ireland the outlook is “well below normal”.
The Daily Fix: Wednesday
In today’s Fix: Blatter’s back; Kenny says no plan yet on how much new property and water charges will cost; and a quiz inspired by WikiLeaks and the last Irish cabinet.
Music, flowers, sheep, fun and some SUN! What the June Bank Holiday has in store
With temperatures of 25c and sunny spells predicted for some parts of the country, here’s’s guide to a great bank holiday. Sheep shearing and rocking out included.
Four men die on roads over Bank Holiday weekend
The two teenage victims of yesterday’s crash in Enniscorthy are named, bringing to four the number of dead this weekend.
Top tips for the Bank Holiday
I need to get away, I need to get away from everything…