2008: Ireland

Ireland National public holidays of Ireland in 2008

Tuesday January 01 New Years Day
Monday March 17 St Patricks Day
Monday March 24 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Thursday May 01 May Bank Holiday first Monday in May
Monday June 02 June Bank Holiday first Monday in June
Monday August 04 August Bank Holiday first Monday in August
Monday October 27 October Holiday (Halloween) last Monday in October
Thursday December 25 Christmas Day
Friday December 26 St Stephens Day


National Holiday


  • Where a fixed date public holiday falls on a weekend, there is no legal entitlement to for the next working day to be a holiday. If this happens a worker is entitled to either: A paid day off in the same month as the public holiday An extra day of annual leave An extra day's pay The nearest church holiday to the public holiday as a day off.

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