Don't forget the clocks go back this weekend

Don't forget the clocks go back this weekend
Don't forget the clocks go back this weekend
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30 October, 2016

Discussions have also frequently arisen in Europe over the usefulness of changing the clocks with the seasons.

The clocks will go back one hour at 2am on Sunday, October 30 and it will take the Irish time back to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).

- Most mobile phones, tablet computers, laptops and desktops will make the change automatically so you will need to do nothing.

Check you have your "Date and Time" settings for "Set Automatically" turned on and it's best to update your iOS too.

An easy way to remember whether the clocks go forward or back is to use the old saying - spring forward, fall back.

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Benjamin Franklin first had the idea to chance the clocks while he was in Paris in 1784.

The clocks go forward on the last Sunday in March at 1am, meaning we lose an hour of sleep.

At least you'll enjoy one extra hour in bed tonight. In April 1916 Daylight Saving Time was introduced as an economic wartime measure.

He published a pamphlet called "The Waste of Daylight" in a bid to get people out of bed earlier by changing the nation's clocks.

If you've got young children, the clocks going back is a thing to dread, not relish.


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