Public Holidays Ireland 2012 2013 2014

You will find the dates for Ireland public holidays (bank holidays) below.

Alternatively, you can choose Federal Holidays (US), UK Bank Holidays or Australia Public Holidays by clicking on any of these links or the flags above.

Ireland Public Holidays

2012 2013 2014
New Year's Day 1st Jan 1st Jan 1st Jan
St Patrick's Day 17th Mar 17th Mar 17th Mar
Easter Monday 9th Apr 1st Apr 21st Apr
May Day 7th May 6th May 5th May
June Bank Holiday 4th June 3rd June 2nd June
August Bank Holiday 6th Aug 5th Aug 4th Aug
October Bank Holiday 29th Oct 28th Oct 27th Oct
Christmas Day 25th Dec 25th Dec 25th Dec
Boxing Day 26th Dec 26th Dec 26th Dec

* Where a public holiday falls on a weekend, you are not legally entitled to the next working day off work. When this happens you are entitled to:

  • A paid day off within a month of the public holiday
  • An additional day of annual leave
  • An additional day's pay
  • The nearest church holiday to the public holiday as a paid day off.
  • Your employer can require you to attend work on those days.

Note the May, June, August and October Bank Holidays automatically fall on a Monday as does Easter Monday.

Days Of Interest

Valentine's Day 14th Feb
St David's Day 1st March
St Patrick's Day 17th March
April Fool's Day 1st April
St George's Day 23rd April
VE Day 8th May
D Day 6th June
Independence Day 4th July
VJ Day 14th August
Halloween 31 October
Guy Fawkes Day 5th Day
St Andrew's Day 30th Nov
Christmas Day 25th Dec
Boxing Day 26th December
New Year's Eve 31st Dec