Holiday Guide for Ireland in 2019

Ireland 2019
Ireland
2019

Ireland information

Population: 6.38m
Capital: Dublin
Calling Code: (353)
Time Zone: 0 UTC
Currency: Euro
Language: Irish

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Ireland List of Bank Holidays in Ireland in 2019

New Year's Day


New Year's Day

Ireland: New Year's Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar, with the exception of Israel

St. Patrick's Day (in lieu)


St. Patrick's Day (in lieu)

Ireland: St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland, is a widely known historic figure. But for all his celebrity, his life remains somewhat of a mystery

Easter Monday

 Long Weekend! 
Easter Monday

Ireland: Easter is probably the most important holiday of the Christian year, celebrating the Resurrection of Jesus

May Bank Holiday

 Long Weekend! 
May Bank Holiday

Ireland: This holiday is nowadays most closely related to the International Worker's Day celebrated around the world on 1 May each year.

June Bank Holiday

 Long Weekend! 
June Bank Holiday

Ireland: Known in Gaelic as 'Lá Saoire i mí Mheitheamh', this holiday was first established by the Bank Holidays Act 1871 when Ireland was still part of the United Kingdom

August Bank Holiday

 Long Weekend! 
August Bank Holiday

Ireland: The August Bank Holiday in Republic of Ireland is observed on the first Monday in August

October Bank Holiday

 Long Weekend! 
October Bank Holiday

Ireland: The October Bank Holiday is a public holiday in Ireland on the last Monday in October

Christmas Day


Christmas Day

Ireland: Christmas celebrates the Nativity of Jesus which according to tradition took place on December 25th 1 BC

St. Stephen's Day


St. Stephen's Day

Ireland: The second day of Christmas is known as Boxing Day or St. Stephens Day. St Stephen was the first Christian martyr.

Notes

  • 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.