2019 IRELAND HOLIDAYS
The next public holiday in Ireland is
25th December, TuesdayChristmas
List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Ireland in 2019
|TuesdayTue||Jan 01, 2019Jan 01||New Year's Day|
|SundaySun||Mar 17, 2019Mar 17||St. Patrick's Day|
|MondayMon||Mar 18, 2019Mar 18||St. Patrick's Day Holiday|
|FridayFri||Apr 19, 2019Apr 19||Good Friday|
|SundaySun||Apr 21, 2019Apr 21||Easter|
|MondayMon||Apr 22, 2019Apr 22||Easter Monday|
|MondayMon||May 06, 2019May 06||May Bank Holiday|
|MondayMon||Jun 03, 2019Jun 03||June Bank Holiday|
|MondayMon||Aug 05, 2019Aug 05||August Bank Holiday|
|MondayMon||Oct 28, 2019Oct 28||October Bank Holiday|
|WednesdayWed||Dec 25, 2019Dec 25||Christmas|
|ThursdayThu||Dec 26, 2019Dec 26||St. Stephen's Day|
Upcoming Public Holidays in Ireland
Tuesday Dec 25, 2018
The upcoming Ireland holiday Christmas is in 10 days from today.
St. Stephen's Day
Wednesday Dec 26, 2018
The upcoming Ireland holiday St. Stephen's Day is in 11 days from today.
New Year's Day
Tuesday Jan 01, 2019
The upcoming Ireland holiday New Year's Day is in 17 days from today.
2019 Public Holidays Ireland Service
The above is the list of 2019 public holidays declared in Ireland which includes federal, regional government holidays and popular observances. We also provide Ireland holiday calendar for 2019 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.