2021 IRELAND HOLIDAYS
The next public holiday in Ireland is
2nd August, MondayAugust Bank Holiday
List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Ireland in 2021
|FridayFri||Jan 01, 2021Jan 01||New Year's Day|
|WednesdayWed||Mar 17, 2021Mar 17||St. Patrick's Day|
|FridayFri||Apr 02, 2021Apr 02||Good Friday|
|SundaySun||Apr 04, 2021Apr 04||Easter|
|MondayMon||Apr 05, 2021Apr 05||Easter Monday|
|MondayMon||May 03, 2021May 03||May Bank Holiday|
|MondayMon||Jun 07, 2021Jun 07||June Bank Holiday|
|MondayMon||Aug 02, 2021Aug 02||August Bank Holiday|
|MondayMon||Oct 25, 2021Oct 25||October Bank Holiday|
|SaturdaySat||Dec 25, 2021Dec 25||Christmas|
|SundaySun||Dec 26, 2021Dec 26||St. Stephen's Day|
Public Holidays in Ireland
August Bank Holiday
Monday Aug 02, 2021
The upcoming Ireland holiday August Bank Holiday is in 47 days from today.
October Bank Holiday
Monday Oct 25, 2021
The upcoming Ireland holiday October Bank Holiday is in 131 days from today.
Saturday Dec 25, 2021
The upcoming Ireland holiday Christmas is in 192 days from today.
2021 Public Holidays Ireland Service
The above is the list of 2021 public holidays declared in Ireland which includes federal, regional government holidays and popular observances. We also provide Ireland holiday calendar for 2021 in Word, Excel, PDF and printable online formats.
The Republic of Ireland is divided into two; the Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. Similar public holidays are celebrated differently in the two parts. The Republic of Ireland has nine official public holidays while Northern Ireland has ten official public holidays.
On public holidays, government offices, schools and businesses are closed. The employees are entitled to a paid day off during public holidays by the organization they are working for at the time. However, there is an exception for the employees who have not worked for their employers for at least 40 hours in 5 weeks. Where the public holiday falls in a weekend, it is observed as a day off on the next weekday.
The Christian religion is dominant in the Republic of Ireland. Majority of religious holidays are hence based on Christian beliefs. Christmas day is the most celebrated holiday; operations are closed including businesses. Celebrations start on the eve of the day through concerts, songs and reading Biblical stories about the birth of Jesus. During Christmas day Christians either congregate in churches for services or have a picnic with families.
Easter celebrations are marked as a public holiday too. However, Good Friday is not recognized as an official public holiday.
Republic of Ireland National holidays includes New Year, Saint Patrick's Day, May Day and St. Stephen. The most celebrated holiday is the New Year. On this day, people thank God for the New Year and is gladly welcomed by everybody in the nation. It is marked with a lot of jubilances accompanied by festivities.