[tz] Europe/Glasgow looming?
eggert at cs.ucla.edu
Fri Aug 15 07:34:55 UTC 2014
Clive D.W. Feather wrote:
> Northern Ireland would remain part of the UK, so remains on GMT/BST.
The BBC article was exploring the reverse possibility, i.e., that
Scotland would stay on GMT/BST whereas the remaining UK would switch to
> The Republic of Ireland remains a separate country.
As it happens, an Oireachtas committee is considering a time zone change
for the Republic of Ireland. Public comments are solicited, due 12
September at 15:00 IST. Please see:
Quann J. Public asked for submissions over moving Ireland to CET time
zone. Newstalk 2014-07-25. http://www.newstalk.ie/reader/47.301.341/28729/0/
Such a change should not require a new zone in the tz database, only
changes to an existing zone. However, it could cause Northern Ireland
to lean more to switching to CET/CEST, and this in turn could make
matters more interesting for the Scots, who tend to be opposed to such a
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