2012: Ireland

Ireland National public holidays of Ireland in 2012

Monday January 02 New Years Day (in lieu) in lieu of New Years day
Sunday March 18 Mothering Sunday Not a National Holiday
Monday March 19 St Patricks Day (observed)
Friday April 06 Good Friday Some schools and businesses may close
Monday April 09 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Monday May 07 May Bank Holiday first Monday in May
Monday June 04 June Bank Holiday first Monday in June
Sunday June 17 Fathers Day 3rd Sunday in June
Monday August 06 August Bank Holiday first Monday in August
Monday October 29 October Holiday (Halloween) last Monday in October
Tuesday December 25 Christmas Day
Wednesday December 26 St Stephens Day Next working day after December 26


National Holiday
Not a Public 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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