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''Most countries in the EU have twelve bank holidays, Ireland have nine''

A new bank holiday and a 30c increase in the minimum wage are being considered as part of a packa...

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16.33 24 Sep 2021


''Most countries in the EU have twelve bank holidays, Ireland have nine''


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A new bank holiday and a 30c increase in the minimum wage are being considered as part of a package of Budget measures aimed at rewarding frontline workers for their efforts during the pandemic.

The move could mean the number of annual bank holidays would increase to 10, while the minimum wage would rise to €10.50 an hour.

Brid Smith is People Before Profit TD for Dublin South Central and Paul Treyvaud is the owner of Treyvaud’s Restaurant in Killarney, joined Kieran to discuss...

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