Bank Holidays in Ireland in 2016

Ireland 2016

Ireland List of Holidays in Ireland in 2016

Day Date Holiday Name Type Comments
Friday Fri New Year's Day Bank Holiday
Sunday Sun Mothering Sunday Not A Public Holiday Not a National Holiday
Thursday Thu St. Patrick's Day Bank Holiday
Friday Fri Good Friday Not A Public Holiday Not a public holiday. Banks closed
Monday Mon Easter Monday Bank Holiday
Monday Mon May Bank Holiday Bank Holiday First Monday in May
Monday Mon June Bank Holiday Bank Holiday first Monday in June
Sunday Sun Father's Day Not A Public Holiday 3rd Sunday in June. Not a public holiday
Monday Mon August Bank Holiday Bank Holiday first Monday in August
Monday Mon October Bank Holiday Bank Holiday last Monday in October
Sunday Sun Christmas Day Bank Holiday
Monday Mon St. Stephen's Day Bank Holiday
Tuesday Tue Christmas Day Bank Holiday Next working day after December 25
Wednesday Wed Bank Holiday Not A Public Holiday Banks only


  • 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 or the nearest church holiday to the public holiday as a day off.