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 Public holidays in the Republic of Ireland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Public holidays are observed in the Republic of Ireland on:
Note that where a public holiday falls on a Saturday or a Sunday, or coincides with another public holiday, it is generally observed (as a day off work) on the next available weekday, even though the public holiday itself does not move.
In the last term holidays are flexible and are generally arranged around the public holidays in May and July.
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Ireland's climate is influenced by the relatively warm waters of the Gulf Stream and by the prevailing southwestern winds from the Atlantic.
Ireland is 51.5 degrees and 55.5 degrees north latitude and 5.5 degrees and 10.5 degrees west longitude.
The population of the Republic of Ireland is estimated at 3,621,000 (in 1996).
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 List of holidays by country - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Religious holidays are observed according to the Julian calendar.
Public holidays are set by local authorities and therefore vary from place to place, although Christmas, Boxing Day, New Year's Day and January 2nd (and May Day?) are observed throughout the country.
For the holidays not observed on a specified Monday, when the date falls on a Saturday, it is observed the previous Friday, and when the date falls on a Sunday, it is observed the following Monday.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/List_of_holidays_by_country   (1546 words)

 Public ... of Ireland - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Ireland has a free public school system, with compulsory attendance for all children from 6 to 15 years of age.
The Republic of Ireland includes the twenty-three counties of the former provinces of Leinster, Munster, and Connaught and three of the nine counties of the former province of Ulster.
When the year began, Ireland was recovering from its third general election in 18 months.
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 Ireland self guided bicycle tours with Pure Adventures are exceptional vacation values.
When calling the Republic of Ireland from abroad, all telephone numbers must be prefixed with +353 (drop the first 0).
The standard electricity supply is 220 volts AC in the Republic of Ireland and 240 volts AC in Northern Ireland.
From the rugged mountains in the north through the lakes and bogs of the countryside to the windswept beaches of the coast Connemara is the true treasure at the end of the rainbow.
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 Annual Leave and Public Holidays   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
While an employee in Ireland is required to attend work as provided for in his/her contract of employment, legislation in Ireland gives various entitlements to leave from work, including holidays (annual leave) to parental leave.
Part-time employees who are entitled to public holiday leave, but who are not due to work on that particular day should receive 1/5 (20%) of their weekly pay instead of the actual day's leave.
If you are a part-time worker on sick leave during a public holiday, you would be entitled to time off work for the public holiday provided you worked 40 hours in the previous five-week period.
www.oasis.gov.ie /employment/holidays_and_leave/annual_leave_public_holidays.html   (1423 words)

Ireland is consistently humid and is overcast about half the time.
The act gives effect to international rules on the protection of young workers drawn up by the ILO and the EU; it sets rest intervals and maximum working hours, prohibits the employment of 18-year-olds for late night work, and requires employers to keep specified records for their workers who are under 18 years of age.
Ireland’s national minimum wage is scheduled to increase again on October 1, 2002 to €6.35 per hour.
www.erieri.co.uk /freedata/HRCodes/IRELAND.htm   (1036 words)

 Flowers To Ireland, Europe. Send gifts, toys, flowers to your friends and family in Ireland.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Ireland joined in launching the euro currency system in January 1999 along with 10 other EU nations.
The economy felt the impact of the global economic slowdown in 2001-02, particularly in the high-tech export sector; the growth rate was cut by half.
Public holidays The public holidays in the Republic of Ireland are New Year's Day, St Patrick's Day, Good Friday, Easter Monday, Christmas, St Stephen's Day, and bank holidays on Mondays in June, August, and October.
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 Holidays and Festivals - Ireland
Ireland is an island located to the west of the island of Britain.
The Republic of Ireland is the 26 counties which make up the southern four-fifths of the island.
The 6 counties of Northern Ireland are in the United Kingdom.
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 Welcome To Rockbrook International   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Situated in the North West of Europe, on the Atlantic Coast, it is a country of just over three and a half million inhabitants, and yet, as a result of widespread emigration over the past one hundred and fifty years, people in countries all over the world are proud to claim Irish descent.
Ireland genuinely welcomes visitors from all over the world, and is an ideal environment for language learning.
Ireland has undergone rapid industrial and economical development over the past thirty years without losing its own distinctive identity, or its strong sense of traditional values.
www.rockbrookinternational.com /en_gr_ireland.htm   (920 words)

 Ireland - Questionz.net , answers to all your questions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The island of Ireland, named Hibernia by the Romans, is 280 miles (450 km) from North to South and 160 miles (260 km) from West to East.
The Republic of Ireland is also a member of the European Econonomic and Monetary Union.
As such, the Irish Pound was replaced by the Euro as the official currency on the 1st of January, 2002.
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Within the traditional four ecclesiastical provinces of Ulster (north-east), Leinster (south-eastern Ireland including the ancient kingdom of Meath), Munster (south-west), and Connaught (or Connacht, north-west) there are 32 counties, 26 of which are within the Republic.
Not surprisingly, the union in Ireland was highly unpopular and relations continued to deteriorate between the Catholic and Protestant populations.
Between 1841 and 1851, Ireland's population fell from 8.2 million to 6.6 million through starvation, disease, and emigration, particularly to the United States.
www.st-patricks-day.com /aboutireland_history.asp   (1188 words)

 Northern Ireland History - TravelPuppy.com
The Beaghmore Stone Circles in Tyrone's moorland, and the figures on remote White Island and Boa in Lough Erne, county Fermangh reveal that the earliest prehistoric culture was rich in complexity and artistry.
Northern Ireland also thrived on a reputation for science and innovation, producing some of the most influential inventors of the era.
Post-war Northern Ireland was a relatively prosperous and a picturesque tourist destination.
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 Public Holidays in the Republic of Ireland: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com
10 Good Friday, date varies (though observed as a holiday by schools, banks, public offices, it is not an official public holiday)
The academic year is composed of 182 schooldays (with 6 in-service days this is reduced to 176) and schools are not open in July or August.
In the last term holidays are flexible and are generally arranged around the public holidays in May and June.
www.encyclopedian.com /pu/Public-Holidays-in-the-Republic-of-Ireland.html   (261 words)

 Holiday Ireland Public
Public Holidays and Festivals in the Republic of Ireland 2004
Public Holidays and Festivals in the Republic of Ireland 2003/2004.
The average leave and public holiday entitlements across all EU states is...
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 Explore Holidays - Britain & Ireland - Republic of Ireland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
All hotels featured in our range of Explore Holidays brochures have been personally inspected by Explore Holidays or our associates and have been selected because we believe they offer accommodation and facilities in keeping with their category and standard and will provide an enjoyable and comfortable stay.
It is important to remember, however, that the overall quality of hotels, especially in the less expensive range varies worldwide and the individual hotel information/star rating category for each of our destinations should be read in order to help you make an informed decision about the properties you stay in.
Public areas are decorated in traditional style with chaise lounges throughout lobby.
www.exploreholidays.com.au /destinations/britain_ireland/republic_of_ireland/index.cfm?accomm   (618 words)

 Ireland - Tourist Information - Bank Offices
As in the rest of Europe the Republic of Ireland has used the EURO since Jan 01, 2002.
If you are going on to Northern Ireland, which is still part of the United Kingdom you will find the pound sterling in use.
The British pound is not legal tender in the Republic of Ireland and although some businesses in Northern Ireland will accept the Euro it is preferable to carry pounds stirling.
www.irelandby.com /tourist_information/bank_offices.htm   (418 words)

 Guide to Ireland - Services
Most banks in Ireland are open from Monday to Friday from 10.00 to 12.30 and from 13.30 to 15.00 hours.
In the Republic and Northern lreland in verv small villages, banking services may be provided only on two or three days per week, so it is advisable for the visitor to make arrangements to get cash in the bigger centres.
There are public telephones in many outdoor locations all over Ireland as well as in Telecentres, public buildings including rail and bus stations, shops, pubs, restaurants and hotels.
www.iol.ie /~visitirl/html/services.html   (955 words)

 Ireland - Country Profile - Republic of Ireland - Éire - Ireland Tourism
Houses of the Oireachtas, the Parliament of Ireland.
Ireland's largest ferry company operating ferries between Ireland and Britain and Ireland and France.
Explore Ireland's South East: the Counties of Carlow, Kilkenny, Tipperary, Waterford, and Wexford.
www.nationsonline.org /oneworld/ireland.htm   (862 words)

 List of holidays by country
While these are not legal holidays outside of the District of Columbia, most states have declared state holidays to coincide with these federal holidays.
Election Day is only observed as a holiday in Presidential election years, which coincide with leap years.
The state of Washington does also, because it was admitted to statehood on 11 November 1889.
www.askfactmaster.com /List_of_holidays_by_country   (513 words)

 Public Holidays - Ireland Travel Information Guide
The Irish celebrate the New Year's night in their favourite Pub and are not very familiar with fireworks, only in some of the bigger towns fireworks are used for the New Year's celebrations.
In the south of Ireland they have a special custom which is called the "New Year's Swim".
In 1933 President Franklin D. Roosevelt declared a bank holiday to help stop the money panic in the nation because the depositors had been withdrawing their funds with such speed that many banks ran out of money to pay over the counter.
www.12travel.com /ie/information/public_holidays.html   (279 words)

 Ireland: Public holidays   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Note: Holiday dates without a title are "bank holidays".
Most shops, banks and offices are closed on public holidays, particularly around Christmas and the New Year.
Check public transport schedules for these dates as they may be operating on a different basis to normal.
www.iol.ie /~discover/holiday.htm   (52 words)

 Ireland Tourism Travel - irishtourism.com tourist information on Ireland, Holidays in Ireland, Vacations in Ireland, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Knitwear has undergone a revolution in Ireland in recent years and has become a flagship small industry.
There are public telephones in many outdoor locations, as well as in Telecentres, public buildings - including rail and bus stations, shops, pubs, restaurants and hotels.
Euros can be purchased at foreign exchange departments at your local bank or at any bank in Ireland (including those located at airports which are open for all flight arrivals).
www.irishtourism.com.cob-web.org:8888 /information/in_ireland.htm   (1285 words)

 Holiday In Ireland Public Republic
Achill is the biggest island off the coast of Ireland.Unspoilt by the ravages of the modern day and most of its many beaches have been awarded Blue Flag status by the EU.
County Carlow is one of the Republic of Ireland's 12 inland counties...
The Public Holidays of the Republic of Ireland (see Irish calendar) are; 1...
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 August   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
In the pagan wheel of the year August begins at or near Lughnasadh in the northern hemisphere and Imbolc in the southern hemisphere.
In the United States, there are no national holidays or other commonly celebrated events during August.
In Spain, August is the holiday month for most workers.
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 Holidays in Ireland & Northern Ireland
Tourists visiting Ireland during public holidays would be well-advised to plan ahead when it comes to reserving lodgings.
The Ireland Travel forum is moderated by "Ireland Expert" Michele Erdvig where she dispenses free advice about every aspect of travel in Ireland.
Weather is an important consideration and the Ireland weather page provides current weather in Ireland, the forecast for Irish weather, average high and low temperatures for the year and current radar for Ireland and Northern Ireland.
www.irelandyes.com /holidays.html   (650 words)

 Category:Public holidays by country - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.netlab.uky.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
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