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Ireland Public Holidays


Public Holidays in Ireland

If you planning a trip to Ireland, don't forget to think about the dates of the Irish public or bank holidays.

As a predominantly Catholic country, most shops and services in Irish towns and cities will tend to run a Sunday type service on bank holidays. Most government institutions will be closed.

See below for the full list of national holidays in Ireland.

Irish Public Bank Holidays
Sunday 1 January - New Years Day

Saturday 17 March - St Patricks Day

Monday 9 April - Easter Monday

Monday 7 May - Labour Day - Early May Bank Holiday

Monday 4 June - June Bank Holiday

Monday 6 August - August Bank Holiday

Monday 29 October - October Bank Holiday

Tuesday 25 December - Christmas Day

Wednesday 26 December - St Stephen's Day

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Tuesday 1st January - New Years Day

Sunday 17th March - St Patricks Day

Monday 1st April - Easter Monday

Monday 6th May - Labour Day - Early May Bank Holiday

Monday 3rd June - June Bank Holiday

Monday 5th August - August Bank Holiday

Monday 28th October - October Bank Holiday

Wednesday 25th December - Christmas Day

Thursday 26th December - St Stephen's Day - Boxing Day

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To view public bank holidays for other countries & locations in the world, try our Worldwide Public Holidays section


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