Poll Do you think we need more bank holidays

first_img SHOULD IRELAND HAVE more bank holidays?This week the UK’s Labour party promised that if it was elected, it will aim to create four new bank holidays – one for the patron saint’s day of each of the home nations.Although we have a bank holiday for St Patrick already, Ireland still ranks quite low on the list of countries with bank holidays: Finland, France and Germany have 11; Portugal, Poland and Sweden have 13; while Belgium has 17.Ireland, meanwhile, has nine. So we’re asking: Do we need more bank holidays, and if so, how many? Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this article Apr 27th 2017, 9:29 AM By Gráinne Ní Aodha Thursday 27 Apr 2017, 9:29 AM 105 Comments https://jrnl.ie/3360728 Poll: Do you think we need more bank holidays? Ireland has fewer bank holidays than a lot of our EU counterparts. Yes, we need one a month  (8224) Poll Results:center_img Image: Shutterstock/Rawpixel.com Image: Shutterstock/Rawpixel.com Share112 Tweet Email2 Yes, we need one or two more (7941) Short URL Yes, we need one a month Yes, we need one or two moreNo, we’ve enoughVote No, we’ve enough (3641) 31,248 Views last_img read more