Public Holidays in Ireland in 2018

Ireland List of national public holidays of Ireland in 2018

Day Date Holiday Comments
Monday January 01 Jan 1 New Year's Day
Sunday March 11 Mar 11 Mothering Sunday Not a National Holiday
Monday March 19 Mar 19 St Patricks Day
Friday March 30 Mar 30 Good Friday Banks are closed. Some schools and businesses may close
Monday April 02 Apr 2 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Monday May 07 May 7 May Bank Holiday first Monday in May
Monday June 04 Jun 4 June Bank Holiday first Monday in June
Sunday June 17 Jun 17 Father's Day third Sunday in June. Not a public holiday
Monday August 06 Aug 6 August Bank Holiday first Monday in August
Monday October 29 Oct 29 October Holiday (Halloween) last Monday in October
Tuesday December 25 Dec 25 Christmas Day
Wednesday December 26 Dec 26 St Stephens Day
Thursday December 27 Dec 27 Bank Holiday Banks closed. Not a public holiday


National Holiday Not a Public Holiday Bank 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 or an extra day's pay.

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