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#National Holiday

# national-holiday - Thursday 17 March, 2022

Larry Donnelly: 'Don't wear tweed caps' - advice for Americans in Ireland on St Patrick’s Day
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# Going Green

Larry Donnelly: 'Don't wear tweed caps' - advice for Americans in Ireland on St Patrick’s Day

Mar 17th 2022, 8:00 AM 45,893 Views 26 Comments

From patiently waiting for a pint to settle to accepting everyone will be late, our American columnist has some advice for his countrymen visiting Ireland.

# national-holiday - Tuesday 16 March, 2021

'We are at a crossroads': Taoiseach in plea for people to have 'Covid safe' St Patrick's Day
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# National Holiday

'We are at a crossroads': Taoiseach in plea for people to have 'Covid safe' St Patrick's Day

Updated Mar 16th 2021, 6:20 PM 25,720 Views 106 Comments

Garda representatives say members are preparing for “one of the busiest and most dangerous days” of the year.

# national-holiday - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

'We can celebrate without getting drunk': Pioneers release St Patrick's Day message
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# National Holiday

'We can celebrate without getting drunk': Pioneers release St Patrick's Day message

Mar 14th 2017, 8:39 PM 18,181 Views 44 Comments

Ireland’s national holiday is often synonymous with drinking.

# national-holiday - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Here's why July 1 should be a bank holiday in Ireland
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From The Daily Edge
# July

Here's why July 1 should be a bank holiday in Ireland

Jul 1st 2015, 9:40 AM 3,899 Views 1 Comment

WHERE’S OUR JULY BANK HOLIDAY?

# national-holiday - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Poll: Should we get a national holiday for the 1916 centenary?
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# Your Say

Poll: Should we get a national holiday for the 1916 centenary?

Sep 4th 2014, 8:55 AM 25,423 Views 198 Comments

Many other nations have holidays of this kind, so should Ireland?

# national-holiday - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

A 'national day off' for 2016? It should be looked at, says Minister
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# Minister For 1916

A 'national day off' for 2016? It should be looked at, says Minister

Sep 3rd 2014, 12:13 PM 12,298 Views 80 Comments

The idea of a once-off ‘Republic Day’ is being “seriously considered” at by politicians, as plans for the centenary celebrations are put together.

# national-holiday - Saturday 2 March, 2013

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

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

Mar 2nd 2013, 10:00 AM 15,268 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.