Irish Summer Time

Irish Summer Time

Spring forward: Clocks change in Ireland this weekend

'Summer time' in Ireland will officially begin this weekend with clocks going forward by one hour overnight tonight

28/03/2020 22:44:00

'Summer time' in Ireland will officially begin this weekend with clocks going forward by one hour overnight tonight

'Summer time' in Ireland will officially begin this weekend with clocks going forward by one hour overnight tonight.

Most smartphones, tablets and computers will update automatically.However, with the country in lockdown, people will not be able to take advantage of the stretch in the evenings until Easter Sunday at the earliest.Under EU law all 28 member states all clocks go back in on the last Sunday in October and go forward in the last Sunday of March.

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However, last year MEPs voted to scrap the practice of moving clocks forward by an hour in spring and then back again in the autumn in the EU from April 2021.The vote is not the last word on the issue but will form the basis of discussions with EU countries to produce a final law.

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Spring just started a couple of weeks ago. Summer starts in June. Time to scrap this. Can we go forward to summer 2021? Can we go back 4 months & close wet markets in China . 🙏 It's going to be a long summer atlast Woohoo? We should keep it forward like the EU is doing Longer evenings all year😎 we deserve it after all this pandemic is over🙌🏻☀️

Softwindroses Time to stop the hour change nonsense. ☹ I want to turn my clock back to 1916!! One less hour of IrelandLockdown YIPEE Yeeeeaaa🚩😔 Can we go forward 3 months if possible Thank you

Sunny, cold Irish weekend in store as the clocks go forward and offer another hour of daylightIreland will savour dry and bright but cold spring weather over the weekend as the clocks move forward an hour tomorrow. Great another hour indoors yippie😷😷😷 darraghobroin another hour in your hovel slaves !!! Only another hour in the evening. An hour darker in the morning

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