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Tuesday 28 November 2023 Dublin: 5°C

# Easter weekend

This year
Charity warns dog owners about toxins in chocolate, hot-cross buns and daffodils
Dogs Trust are asking owners to be “extra vigilant” this Easter.
Last year
DAA urges passengers not to arrive too early for flights over Easter weekend
In a statement, the daa said that passengers should arrive at Dublin Airport up to three and a half hours before their flight.
All time
Gardaí say they were forced to use new Covid-19 powers on seven occasions over Easter weekend
Those arrested face a fine of €2,500 or a jail sentence.
80% fall in visitors to Coillte forests, as public told to avoid scenic sites outside their zone
Amenities could be closed to locals if guidelines breached.
These balmy temperatures are here to stay for the long weekend
But the sunny conditions? Not so certain.
A ghostly Famine-era village and a Pirate Queen castle: Put Achill on your 'to-do' list
Archaeologist Neil Jackman explores the historical treasures of Achill Island as part of his new book on the Wild Atlantic Way.
One for the weekend: A trip around the historic Beara peninsula
Exclusive extract from archaeologist Neil Jackman’s new book about the historical treasures of the Wild Atlantic Way.
The weather for the Easter weekend is going to be wintry, blustery and frosty
Here’s all you need to know about the weather as the long weekend kicks in.
It's going to be a frosty, blustery, showery Easter weekend
At least it’s not snow.
There will be major rail disruptions during the Easter weekend
Irish Rail are advising that people check whether their route is affected.
Buses are back and a bit of rain: Here's how to get around this weekend
A few things are different about this year’s Easter weekend.
Strike over: Bus Éireann says some services may resume tonight but most will be back tomorrow
They had been on strike for 21 days.
This Tinder chat between an Irish lad and an English girl turned spectacularly awkward
Luas strike to go ahead on Easter Sunday and Monday
This weekend’s strike is back on, following the rejection of a deal by tram workers.
"This isn't about personal choice - put your seatbelt on"
At least one person has been killed on every Easter weekend since 2009.
Tell us: do you do anything special with your kids over the Easter Holidays?
We’ve got some inspiration for you right here.
The weather forecast for the Easter weekend is looking pretty good
Quick! Get the swimming togs! QUICK!
8 totally reasonable ways to have chocolate for breakfast
It’s completely OK. Don’t let the haters tell you otherwise.
7 things to do if you're staying in on Good Friday
You’ve got to start thinking outside the box for these holidays.
11 unmistakeable signs it's Holy Thursday
Happy Off-Licence Thursday.
Column: Cardinal Rules - The Easter epic
What happens when two rival live Passion Plays collide? This and the other Easter Weekend happenings from the (not) Primate of All Ireland.
The Daily Fix: Saturday
More deaths in Syria; a man appears in court in Ronan Kerr murder probe; an NFL star is stabbed; possible trouble ahead in Iran; and what do David Beckham and the Crown Prince of Bahrain have in common? The Daily Fix reveals all…
The Daily Fix: Friday
Deadly protests in Syria; arrests in Northern Ireland; riots in Bristol; the Pope in space (not really); and men being nailed to a cross (really). It’s all the Daily Fix…
Suncream, check. Chocolate, check. Smile, check.
We’re set for a (mostly) dry and sunny Easter weekend.