2020 IRELAND HOLIDAYS
The next public holiday in Ireland is
17th March, TuesdaySt. Patrick's Day
List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Ireland in 2020
|WednesdayWed||Jan 01, 2020Jan 01||New Year's Day|
|TuesdayTue||Mar 17, 2020Mar 17||St. Patrick's Day|
|FridayFri||Apr 10, 2020Apr 10||Good Friday|
|SundaySun||Apr 12, 2020Apr 12||Easter|
|MondayMon||Apr 13, 2020Apr 13||Easter Monday|
|MondayMon||May 04, 2020May 04||May Bank Holiday|
|MondayMon||Jun 01, 2020Jun 01||June Bank Holiday|
|MondayMon||Aug 03, 2020Aug 03||August Bank Holiday|
|MondayMon||Oct 26, 2020Oct 26||October Bank Holiday|
|FridayFri||Dec 25, 2020Dec 25||Christmas|
|SaturdaySat||Dec 26, 2020Dec 26||St. Stephen's Day|
Public Holidays in Ireland
St. Patrick's Day
Tuesday Mar 17, 2020
The upcoming Ireland holiday St. Patrick's Day is in 20 days from today.
Friday Apr 10, 2020
The upcoming Ireland holiday Good Friday is in 44 days from today.
Sunday Apr 12, 2020
The upcoming Ireland holiday Easter is in 46 days from today.
2020 Public Holidays Ireland Service
The above is the list of 2020 public holidays declared in Ireland which includes federal, regional government holidays and popular observances. We also provide Ireland holiday calendar for 2020 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.