Robert Fitzsimons wrote:
> I did a bit of research on the topic and the earliest legal definition
> of the week in Ireland I could find, is in the Interpretation Act 1937
> , with a more recent update in the Interpretation Act 2005 .
>> Prior to these acts, many pieces of UK legislation still applied to
> Ireland, in this case the Interpretation Act 1889 (though I can find no
> online version), this is likely the source of the difference between
> Ireland and the UK.
>> 1. http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/1937/en/act/pub/0038/gen_6.html#sch1_p67> '
> 34.—The word "week", when used without qualification, means the period
> between midnight on any Saturday and midnight on the next following
>> 2. http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/2005/en/act/pub/0023/sched.html> '
> “week” means the period between midnight on any Saturday and midnight on
> the following Saturday;
Wow, thanks Robert!
So Irish calendars should be "s m t w t f s"
while UK calendars should be "m t w t f s s"
I have to admit I prefer the later.
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