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# la-na-poblachta - Thursday 18 April, 2019

Today marks 70 years since Ireland became a republic
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# Lá Na Poblachta

Today marks 70 years since Ireland became a republic

Apr 18th 2019, 8:57 AM 30,025 Views 93 Comments

This meant that Ireland left the Commonwealth, and formally ended the statutory role of the British monarchy in Ireland.

# la-na-poblachta - Friday 4 November, 2016

We won't be getting a bank holiday to celebrate the Easter Rising
# Our Day Won't Come
# Our Day Won't Come

We won't be getting a bank holiday to celebrate the Easter Rising

Nov 4th 2016, 10:28 AM 18,843 Views 57 Comments

Arts Minister Heather Humphreys said it isn’t necessary.

# la-na-poblachta - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

Sinn Féin wants a new public holiday - but the government isn't keen
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# Lá Na Poblachta

Sinn Féin wants a new public holiday - but the government isn't keen

Oct 6th 2015, 6:21 PM 22,412 Views 139 Comments

What if 24 April was a national public holiday every year?

# la-na-poblachta - Saturday 2 March, 2013

Poll: Should the anniversary of the Easter Rising be a public holiday?
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# Your Say

Poll: Should the anniversary of the Easter Rising be a public holiday?

Mar 2nd 2013, 10:00 AM 15,261 Views 166 Comments

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.

# la-na-poblachta - Thursday 21 February, 2013

Sinn Féin wants to make Easter Rising anniversary a bank holiday
# Bank Holiday
# Bank Holiday

Sinn Féin wants to make Easter Rising anniversary a bank holiday

Feb 21st 2013, 3:40 PM 13,407 Views 251 Comments

April 24 would become ‘Lá na Poblachta’ – or ‘Republic Day’ – under a Bill introduced by Aengus Ó Snodaigh today.