Wed April 26, 2017

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August Bank Holiday

August Bank Holiday is a day to take a vacation or visit cultural events. This holiday takes place on the first Monday of August every year.

Celebration\ Observance

Most people go to horse races, walk, ride bikes, go to festivals, and watch Irish performances based on Ireland's past. Schools, offices, and other businesses are closed on this day.

History

This holiday was first made a holiday after the Banks Holidays Act in 1871.