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#Good Friday

# good-friday - All time

Frankie Boyle said Dublin would be sober on Good Friday and Irish people corrected him
# Not A Chance
From The Daily Edge
# Not A Chance

Frankie Boyle said Dublin would be sober on Good Friday and Irish people corrected him

Mar 24th 2016, 10:32 AM 13,599 Views 1 Comment

That’s what you think, Frankie.

This boat on Dublin's Grand Canal is selling booze on Good Friday
# La Peniche
From The Daily Edge
# La Peniche

This boat on Dublin's Grand Canal is selling booze on Good Friday

Mar 21st 2016, 11:35 AM 5,575 Views 0 Comments

Because we can’t go one day without it.

The pubs definitely won't be open on Good Friday, but it's high time this changed
# Opinion
# Opinion

The pubs definitely won't be open on Good Friday, but it's high time this changed

Jan 22nd 2016, 8:00 AM 867 Views 131 Comments

Frances Fitzgerald said she would not be changing the law this year to open pubs on Good Friday. Dale McDermott says it’s time.

This Dublin pub found an excellent way to get around Good Friday alcohol laws
# Under The Bridge
From The Daily Edge
# Under The Bridge

This Dublin pub found an excellent way to get around Good Friday alcohol laws

Jan 21st 2016, 8:30 PM 14,784 Views 11 Comments

Round of applause.

Publicans say 'archaic' Good Friday alcohol ban should be lifted ahead of 1916 centenary
# On The Dry
# On The Dry

Publicans say 'archaic' Good Friday alcohol ban should be lifted ahead of 1916 centenary

Jan 18th 2016, 11:34 AM 18,298 Views 149 Comments

They say extra tourists will be in Ireland for the centenary, as well as the Ireland vs Switzerland game.

A match has been scheduled for Good Friday - and publicans are not happy
# Good Dryday
# Good Dryday

A match has been scheduled for Good Friday - and publicans are not happy

Dec 8th 2015, 2:40 PM 31,348 Views 112 Comments

Ireland play Switzerland in the Aviva Stadium on 25 March.

Water protesters in Donegal had their homes raided by gardaí
# Good Friday
# Good Friday

Water protesters in Donegal had their homes raided by gardaí

Apr 11th 2015, 7:00 AM 23,224 Views 112 Comments

The raids took place on the morning of Good Friday after Irish Water property was reported stolen.

Watch: Bemusement the order of the day as Dublin tourists realise all the pubs are shut
# What... No?
# What... No?

Watch: Bemusement the order of the day as Dublin tourists realise all the pubs are shut

Apr 3rd 2015, 10:00 PM 74,305 Views 218 Comments

“I think it’s an honourable thing – but I am a little disappointed. I’m looking through all the windows feeling a little … dry?”

All of these places are open for delicious food around Ireland tonight
# Have A Good Friday
# Have A Good Friday

All of these places are open for delicious food around Ireland tonight

Apr 3rd 2015, 8:12 PM 22,255 Views 20 Comments

It’s not all about the booze, you know.

We'll Leave It There So: Van Gaal's sermon, Leinster ready for Bath and all today's sport
# Good Friday
From The42
# Good Friday

We'll Leave It There So: Van Gaal's sermon, Leinster ready for Bath and all today's sport

Apr 3rd 2015, 8:00 PM 10,446 Views 0 Comments

Saturday will be better.

9 things we need the world to believe about Ireland today
# Good Friday
From The Daily Edge
# Good Friday

9 things we need the world to believe about Ireland today

Apr 3rd 2015, 4:42 PM 13,445 Views 1 Comment

It’s all true.

Good Friday entrepreneur offers crate of beer for serious money on Done Deal
# A Steal
From The Daily Edge
# A Steal

Good Friday entrepreneur offers crate of beer for serious money on Done Deal

Apr 3rd 2015, 3:44 PM 6,445 Views 0 Comments

Up there for thinking…

Good Friday booze bans show a "19th-century image of Ireland to tourists"
# Outdated
# Outdated

Good Friday booze bans show a "19th-century image of Ireland to tourists"

Apr 3rd 2015, 2:09 PM 15,111 Views 108 Comments

The rules have been panned as “archaic” in today’s multicultural Ireland.

Tragic scenes in Temple Bar as tourists realise the pubs are closed
# Bad Friday
From The Daily Edge
# Bad Friday

Tragic scenes in Temple Bar as tourists realise the pubs are closed

Apr 3rd 2015, 1:45 PM 46,542 Views 15 Comments

Would somebody not tell them?

12 places open for delicious food around Ireland today
# Great Friday
From The Daily Edge
# Great Friday

12 places open for delicious food around Ireland today

Apr 3rd 2015, 12:18 PM 6,725 Views 5 Comments

It’s not all about the grog, you know.

Should pubs be open today? The people of Meath Street have some (very) strong opinions
# Good Friday
# Good Friday

Should pubs be open today? The people of Meath Street have some (very) strong opinions

Apr 3rd 2015, 10:00 AM 25,206 Views 124 Comments

“If anybody wants drink in this city, they can get it – and it’s easily got.”

Poll: Do you agree with the Good Friday alcohol ban?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you agree with the Good Friday alcohol ban?

Apr 3rd 2015, 9:01 AM 34,484 Views 201 Comments

Or will you be having a tipple today?

Why do we still have this absurd Good Friday alcohol ban for everyone, regardless of religion?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Why do we still have this absurd Good Friday alcohol ban for everyone, regardless of religion?

Apr 2nd 2015, 8:00 PM 3,552 Views 179 Comments

It’s highly ironic that a supposedly modern, inclusive European democracy still prohibits the sale of alcohol on any day of the year.

No drink? No problem - here are some Good Friday events for all
# Good Friday
# Good Friday

No drink? No problem - here are some Good Friday events for all

Apr 2nd 2015, 6:00 PM 23,112 Views 32 Comments

Let the fun begin.

11 things Jesus probably never said, according to Twitter
# Thingsjesusneversaid
From The Daily Edge
# Thingsjesusneversaid

11 things Jesus probably never said, according to Twitter

Apr 2nd 2015, 11:50 AM 7,466 Views 3 Comments

How could we get it so wrong…?

Poll: Should pubs open on Good Friday?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should pubs open on Good Friday?

Feb 7th 2015, 9:27 AM 26,351 Views 247 Comments

The Government are considering the issue, but what do you think?

Should pubs open on a Good Friday? ... "No, close them for a week"
# Heated Debate
# Heated Debate

Should pubs open on a Good Friday? ... "No, close them for a week"

Feb 7th 2015, 8:30 AM 15,931 Views 83 Comments

Locals on Dublin’s Meath Street have some strong feelings on the subject, it turns out.

Fitzgerald is looking at possibility of allowing Good Friday alcohol sales
# Holy Spirits
# Holy Spirits

Fitzgerald is looking at possibility of allowing Good Friday alcohol sales

Feb 2nd 2015, 8:32 PM 19,648 Views 104 Comments

The minister met with representative groups last week but said public opinion on this issue is “deeply divided”.

Will we be able to buy drink on Good Friday this year? Publicans think it's a possibility...
# Any Excuse
# Any Excuse

Will we be able to buy drink on Good Friday this year? Publicans think it's a possibility...

Jan 28th 2015, 3:48 PM 20,783 Views 116 Comments

This comes after Irish publicans held a meeting with Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald.

Report into "on the run" letters to be published today
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Report into "on the run" letters to be published today

Jul 17th 2014, 8:06 AM 4,920 Views 21 Comments

The letters allowed a man accused of carrying out the Hyde Park bombing to walk free from court.

Wish pubs would open on Good Friday? It could become a reality
# Cheers
# Cheers

Wish pubs would open on Good Friday? It could become a reality

Jul 3rd 2014, 5:53 PM 15,586 Views 96 Comments

A Fine Gael Senator, who is also a publican, thinks the current law is “a legacy of our past”.

Woman sees the face of Jesus in her pancake on Good Friday
# Easter Feast
From The Daily Edge
# Easter Feast

Woman sees the face of Jesus in her pancake on Good Friday

Apr 24th 2014, 10:02 AM 2,314 Views 7 Comments

It was a GREAT Friday (sigh) for this Los Angeles café owner.

Here's What Happened Today: Friday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Apr 18th 2014, 9:55 PM 28,252 Views 4 Comments

Everyone’s talking about Jill Meagher, pubs being closed, and disaster at Mount Everest.

No, it's not an Easter apparition. This face of Jesus in a field in Drogheda is art
# Not The Messiah
# Not The Messiah

No, it's not an Easter apparition. This face of Jesus in a field in Drogheda is art

Apr 18th 2014, 6:58 PM 15,713 Views 28 Comments

The portrait covers two acres and was created using fertiliser to help bring out the image from the surrounding grass.

Where can I get a drink today?
# Drink Up
# Drink Up

Where can I get a drink today?

Apr 18th 2014, 12:15 PM 48,512 Views 101 Comments

If you’re really, really desperate today, let us help.

Why can't I get a drink on Good Friday?
# Last Orders
# Last Orders

Why can't I get a drink on Good Friday?

Apr 18th 2014, 12:00 PM 41,310 Views 92 Comments

Today is one of two days you can’t buy alcohol in Ireland – why?

Good Friday BYOB event axed by Dublin restaurant over legal fears
# Good Friday
From The Daily Edge
# Good Friday

Good Friday BYOB event axed by Dublin restaurant over legal fears

Apr 18th 2014, 11:53 AM 33,644 Views 51 Comments

Pitt Bros BBQ’s provocative window display has gone viral internationally.

7 things to do if you're staying in on Good Friday
# Grand Friday
From The Daily Edge
# Grand Friday

7 things to do if you're staying in on Good Friday

Apr 18th 2014, 11:00 AM 6,027 Views 2 Comments

You’ve got to start thinking outside the box for these holidays.

Poll: Will you take an alcoholic drink today?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you take an alcoholic drink today?

Apr 18th 2014, 9:00 AM 21,956 Views 194 Comments

Let us know your plans for the day.

11 unmistakeable signs it's Holy Thursday
# The Last Supper
From The Daily Edge
# The Last Supper

11 unmistakeable signs it's Holy Thursday

Apr 17th 2014, 9:30 PM 37,070 Views 50 Comments

Happy Off-Licence Thursday.

The whole of Ireland is preparing for a trip to the off-licence this evening
# Unholy Thursday
From The Daily Edge
# Unholy Thursday

The whole of Ireland is preparing for a trip to the off-licence this evening

Apr 17th 2014, 3:41 PM 4,404 Views 4 Comments

Or as we like to call it, THE HUNGER GAMES.

The story of the 1916 Rising told by both sides (with a little Irish dancing)
# Sneak Peek
# Sneak Peek

The story of the 1916 Rising told by both sides (with a little Irish dancing)

Mar 1st 2014, 10:15 AM 8,349 Views 5 Comments

A new play tells the story of the historical event by using loyalist and nationalist characters.

Irish government to be pressed on funding for Justice for the Forgotten
# Good Friday Agreement
# Good Friday Agreement

Irish government to be pressed on funding for Justice for the Forgotten

Jan 17th 2014, 7:09 PM 5,906 Views 22 Comments

The Justice for the Forgotten Group will lose its funding in June of this year.

Bressie, crucifixes and marbles: 25 images of your Good Friday
# In Pictures
# In Pictures

Bressie, crucifixes and marbles: 25 images of your Good Friday

Mar 29th 2013, 8:48 PM 23,261 Views 23 Comments

From Ireland…and around the world.

Column: What is it about Good Friday? Can we not enjoy one night without alcohol?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: What is it about Good Friday? Can we not enjoy one night without alcohol?

Mar 29th 2013, 7:30 PM 417 Views 134 Comments

Today is one of two days of the year when alcohol cannot be sold or purchased. In an almost post-apocalyptic scene, people rush to stock up the day before so that they aren’t left short and so they can get through their Friday night, but what’s that say about us as a society, asks Kathryn Reilly.