Holidays in Northern Ireland in 2009

northern_ireland, United Kingdom National and Regional bank Holidays of Northern Ireland, United Kingdom in 2009

Thursday January 01 New Years Day First Monday if 1st is Saturday or Sunday
Tuesday March 17 St Patricks Day Northern Ireland Only.
Sunday March 22 Mothering Sunday Not a National Holiday
Friday April 10 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday April 13 Easter Monday Except Scotland
Monday May 04 Early May Bank Holiday First Monday in May
Monday May 25 May Bank Holiday Last Monday in May
Monday July 13 Battle of the Boyne Northern Ireland Only
Monday August 31 August Bank Holiday in August (except Scotland)
Friday December 25 Christmas Day
Monday December 28 Boxing Day (in lieu)


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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