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Bank Holiday

# bank-holiday - Yesterday’s News

# bank-holiday - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

# bank-holiday - Saturday 19 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Almost 2,000 drivers arrested for drink driving so far this year Breath Test

Almost 2,000 drivers arrested for drink driving so far this year

A number of Mandatory Alcohol Testing checkpoints will be set up around the country this weekend.

# bank-holiday - Friday 18 April, 2014

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

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

# bank-holiday - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

8 essential steps to surviving work after St Patrick’s Day

We can get through this, TOGETHER.

# bank-holiday - Saturday 15 March, 2014

This is how most of you are waking up this morning

Looooooooong weekeeeeeeeeeend!

# bank-holiday - Friday 14 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The all-important weather report for the bank holiday weekend Crucial

The all-important weather report for the bank holiday weekend

Rain? Sun? Drizzle? It could be anything.

# bank-holiday - Sunday 27 October, 2013

# bank-holiday - Saturday 26 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Operation Slowdown detects 364 drivers speeding over 24-hour period Speeding

Operation Slowdown detects 364 drivers speeding over 24-hour period

From 7am on Friday until 7am this morning, gardaí checked the speed of 96,838 vehicles.

From TheJournal.ie Quick! Take in the washing, it’s coming What The Fliuch?

Quick! Take in the washing, it’s coming

Don’t let the wet and windy weather ruin your bank holiday weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Reminder: Northside DART and other rail services to be limited this weekend Bank Holiday

Reminder: Northside DART and other rail services to be limited this weekend

You’d better read this if you’re planning on using the rail services this Bank Holiday weekend.

# bank-holiday - Friday 25 October, 2013

Chris O’Dowd’s HBO drama… and 4 other weekend TV picks

Whether you’re staying in or going wild, we’ve got the telly for you.

# bank-holiday - Monday 5 August, 2013

QUIZ: Is the Bank Holiday weekend all it’s cracked up to be?

The Bank Holiday has come and gone. Take this quiz to see if you got any craic out of it.

# bank-holiday - Monday 3 June, 2013

The burning question*: Do you go to the beach or a barbecue on a sunny day? Dilemma This post contains a poll

The burning question*: Do you go to the beach or a barbecue on a sunny day?

It’s a bank holiday Monday, so let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

# bank-holiday - Friday 31 May, 2013

9 reasons to get off your arse this Bank Holiday weekend

“Then it’s back to work…”

# bank-holiday - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

11 symptoms of Post Bank Holiday Syndrome

How many do you have?

# bank-holiday - Saturday 4 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Visitors warned to stay away from Beaumont Hospital Norovirus

Visitors warned to stay away from Beaumont Hospital

The hospital is trying to contain an outbreak of the winter vomiting bug and has asked the public to avoid visiting unless absolutely essential.

# bank-holiday - Friday 3 May, 2013

Bank holiday weekends in your head versus in reality

Sometimes they’re not all that, are they?

From TheJournal.ie Bank Holiday forest and land fire warning Land Fires

Bank Holiday forest and land fire warning

Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney warned farmers and forest owners that there are “very high risk fire conditions”.

# bank-holiday - Saturday 30 March, 2013

6 amazing songs that were huge this weekend 20 years ago

What a bunch of absolute TUNES.

# bank-holiday - Thursday 28 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí urge caution as 48 lives already lost on Irish roads Roads

Gardaí urge caution as 48 lives already lost on Irish roads

If you will be driving anywhere in Ireland this bank holiday weekend, gardaí are urging you to stay safe on the roads.

# bank-holiday - Thursday 21 March, 2013

6 reasons to lobby for a four-day week

All those lovely extra duvet days. Yes please.

# bank-holiday - Monday 18 March, 2013

The burning question*: Did you enjoy St Patrick’s Day? Dilemma This post contains a poll

The burning question*: Did you enjoy St Patrick’s Day?

It’s the end of the bank holiday, so let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

# bank-holiday - Saturday 2 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the anniversary of the Easter Rising be a public holiday? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

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.

# bank-holiday - Saturday 23 February, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Top readers’ comments of the week You Told Us

Top readers’ comments of the week

Here’s our round-up of the best, the most popular and the most commented-on pieces from the past week. Did you make it in?

# bank-holiday - Thursday 21 February, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin wants to make Easter Rising anniversary a bank holiday Bank Holiday

Sinn Féin wants to make Easter Rising anniversary a bank holiday

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

# bank-holiday - Friday 9 November, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Government to be asked if Met Éireann can determine a bank holiday Weather

Government to be asked if Met Éireann can determine a bank holiday

What if our meteorological service could declare a bank holiday on a day when the weather is going to be good? One town council wants to see if it’s possible.

# bank-holiday - Sunday 5 August, 2012

From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS:Bring the wellies – crowds descend on Castlepalooza Festival Season This post contains images

PHOTOS:Bring the wellies – crowds descend on Castlepalooza

Festival-goers have been advised to bring their wellies to any events this weekend because of the likelihood of rain. Boo.

# bank-holiday - Saturday 4 August, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Olympics overload? What else is there to do this weekend? GET OUT OF THE HOUSE

Olympics overload? What else is there to do this weekend?

Need a break from the Olympic games this weekend? Here’s what else is going on…

# bank-holiday - Monday 11 June, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Appeal issued for 32-year-old man missing from Drogheda Missing

Appeal issued for 32-year-old man missing from Drogheda

Rafal Misik was last seen on the afternoon of the June bank holiday Monday.

# bank-holiday - Monday 4 June, 2012

Explainer: Thanks banks? A short history of bank holidays

The extra day off is a glorious, glorious treat. But who have we got to thank for it?…

# bank-holiday - Saturday 2 June, 2012

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: Forbidden Fruit festival gets under way in Dublin Forbidden Fruit This post contains images
From TheJournal.ie Varadkar appeals to motorists after four deaths on Irish roads Roads

Varadkar appeals to motorists after four deaths on Irish roads

Both the Transport Minister and the Gardaí have issued appeals to motorists to stay safe on the roads this weekend.

Open thread: What are you getting up to for the long weekend?

It’s a three-day weekend – and there’s plenty of stuff going on around the country. So: what are you doing?

From TheJournal.ie How to get around Dublin this bank holiday weekend… Bank Holiday

How to get around Dublin this bank holiday weekend…

…and other traffic hotspots around the country as festivals are held from Donegal to Cork.

# bank-holiday - Friday 1 June, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Weatherwatch: patchy outlook for the June bank holiday weekend Weather

Weatherwatch: patchy outlook for the June bank holiday weekend

Karl Mehlhorn of Irish Weather Network has some good news for the long weekend – and some bad news…

From TheJournal.ie Drivers asked to take extra care this Bank Holiday weekend Motoring

Drivers asked to take extra care this Bank Holiday weekend

During the first weekend of June last year, one person was killed and 12 people seriously injured on Irish roads.

# bank-holiday - Saturday 5 May, 2012

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Saturday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Our round-up of the day’s big stories – as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

From TheJournal.ie Enjoy the sunshine while you can… Weather

Enjoy the sunshine while you can…

It won’t be here all weekend.

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