Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Holidays. The number of holidays (i.e. "holy days") which had their origin in religious observances [Festivals] has been reduced to two, exclusive of Sundays - viz. Christinas Day and Good Friday, hut new public holidays have been created by recent legislation. [Hank Holidays.] When a bill of exchange falls due on a bank holiday it becomes payable on the following day. No oilier holidays are recognised by the State.