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Sunday 28 May 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Easter weekend

Last month
April 2023
# dogs trust
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
# Dublin Airport
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
# operation fanacht
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.
# Easter weekend
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.
# easter holidays
These balmy temperatures are here to stay for the long weekend
But the sunny conditions? Not so certain.
# heritage ireland
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.
# easter trip
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.
# Weather
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.
# wet eireann
It's going to be a frosty, blustery, showery Easter weekend
At least it’s not snow.
# off the rails
There will be major rail disruptions during the Easter weekend
Irish Rail are advising that people check whether their route is affected.
# Easter weekend
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.
# 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.
# Rising romance
This Tinder chat between an Irish lad and an English girl turned spectacularly awkward
# easter strike
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.
# buckle up
"This isn't about personal choice - put your seatbelt on"
At least one person has been killed on every Easter weekend since 2009.
# sponsored by lidl
Tell us: do you do anything special with your kids over the Easter Holidays?
We’ve got some inspiration for you right here.
# well holy gold
The weather forecast for the Easter weekend is looking pretty good
Quick! Get the swimming togs! QUICK!
# easter feaster
8 totally reasonable ways to have chocolate for breakfast
It’s completely OK. Don’t let the haters tell you otherwise.
# grand friday
7 things to do if you're staying in on Good Friday
You’ve got to start thinking outside the box for these holidays.
# the last supper
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.
# Daily Fix
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…
# Daily Fix
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…
# Weather
Suncream, check. Chocolate, check. Smile, check.
We’re set for a (mostly) dry and sunny Easter weekend.