[tz] Ireland considering staying with summer time

Tim Parenti tim at timtimeonline.com
Wed Oct 14 00:03:41 UTC 2020

Apparently Florida's senators recommended the same for the US last month,
for similar reasons.  To date, it doesn't seem to have gone much of
anywhere, apart from Twitter.


Tim Parenti

On Tue, 13 Oct 2020 at 04:35, Clive D.W. Feather <clive at davros.org> wrote:

> Kevin Lyda said:
> > It seems unlikely, but there have been suggestions in Ireland to stay
> > with summer time this year to deal with COVID-19. It's at the tail end
> > of this story:
> >
> >
> https://www.irishtimes.com/news/health/coronavirus-tighter-restrictions-mulled-for-dublin-as-cases-rise-1.4379066
> Surely such a proposal would breach Directive 2000/84/EC.
> > Out of interest, would a release to support such a change be possible?
> I think we'd need to see more than just "a proposal" before making such a
> change. Normally we would expect to see actual legislation.
> (How does Ireland implenet EU Directives? Direct transposition into law or
> rewriting them the way the UK does?)
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