Public and Bank Holidays in Ireland in 2020

Ireland List of Public and Bank Holidays of Ireland in 2020

Day Date Holiday Comments
Wednesday January 01 New Year's Day
Tuesday March 17 St. Patricks Day
Sunday March 22 Mothering Sunday Not a National Holiday
Friday April 10 Good Friday Not a public holiday. Banks are closed. Some schools and businesses may close
Monday April 13 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Monday May 04 May Bank Holiday first Monday in May
Monday June 01 June Bank Holiday first Monday in June
Sunday June 21 Father's Day third Sunday in June. Not a public holiday
Monday August 03 August Bank Holiday first Monday in August
Monday October 26 October Bank Holiday last Monday in October
Friday December 25 Christmas Day
Saturday December 26 St. Stephen's Day
Monday December 28 St. Stephen's Day (in lieu) Not a legal public holiday, but widely observed
Tuesday December 29 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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