Bank Holidays in Northern Ireland in 2019

Northern Ireland Upcoming Bank Holidays in Northern Ireland

Good Friday
Good Friday

19 April 2019 This National holiday is in 31 days. Good Friday occurs on the Friday before Easter. The day commemorates the Crucifixion of...

Easter Monday
Easter Monday

22 April 2019 This Regional holiday is in 34 days. Easter is probably the most important holiday of the Christian year, celebrating the Re...

Early May Bank Holiday
Early May Bank Holiday

6 May 2019 This National holiday is in 48 days. This holiday is most commonly associated as a commemoration of the achievements of the ...

United Kingdom National and Regional Bank holidays of Northern Ireland in 2019

Tuesday January 01 New Year's Day First Monday if 1st is Saturday or Sunday
Tuesday March 05 Pancake Tuesday Shrove Tuesday. Not a Public Holiday
Monday March 18 St Patrick's Day (substitute day) Northern Ireland Only
Sunday March 31 Mothering Sunday Not a National Holiday
Friday April 19 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday April 22 Easter Monday Except Scotland
Monday May 06 Early May Bank Holiday First Monday in May
Monday May 27 Spring Bank Holiday Last Monday in May
Sunday June 16 Father's Day 3rd Sunday in June. Not a public holiday
Friday July 12 Battle of the Boyne Northern Ireland Only
Monday August 26 August Bank Holiday Last Monday in August (except Scotland)
Sunday November 10 Remembrance Sunday Not a public holiday. Sunday closest to 11 November
Wednesday December 25 Christmas Day
Thursday December 26 Boxing Day


National Holiday Regional Holiday Not a Public Holiday


  • Within the United Kingdom, there is no legal definition of what constitutes a public holiday in and it is debatable whether public holidays technically exist in Scotland. The term public holiday is often confused with bank holidays.
  • In England and Wales a bank holiday tends automatically to be a public holiday and the day is generally observed as a holiday. In Scotland this may not always the case.

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