Public and Bank Holidays in Ireland in 2019

Ireland Upcoming Public Holidays in Ireland

Christmas Day
Christmas Day

25 December 2018 This National holiday is in 8 days. The day celebrates the Nativity of Jesus, the date which according to tradition took pl...

St. Stephen's Day
St. Stephen's Day

26 December 2018 This National holiday is in 9 days. The second day of Christmas is known as Boxing Day or St. Stephens Day. St Stephen was...

New Year's Day
New Year's Day

1 January 2019 This National holiday is in 15 days. New Years Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar,...

Ireland List of Public and Bank Holidays of Ireland in 2019

Day Date Holiday Comments
Tuesday January 01 New Year's Day
Sunday March 17 St. Patrick's Day
Sunday March 31 Mothering Sunday Not a National Holiday
Friday April 19 Good Friday Not a public holiday. Banks are closed. Some schools and businesses may close
Monday April 22 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Monday May 06 May Bank Holiday first Monday in May
Monday June 03 June Bank Holiday first Monday in June
Sunday June 16 Father's Day third Sunday in June. Not a public holiday
Monday August 05 August Bank Holiday first Monday in August
Monday October 28 October Bank Holiday last Monday in October
Wednesday December 25 Christmas Day
Thursday December 26 St. Stephen's Day
Friday December 27 Bank Holiday Not a public holiday. Banks closed


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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