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2020 IRELAND HOLIDAYS

The next public holiday in Ireland is

3rd August, MondayAugust Bank Holiday

List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Ireland in 2020

DAYDATEHOLIDAY
WednesdayWedJan 01, 2020Jan 01New Year's Day
TuesdayTueMar 17, 2020Mar 17St. Patrick's Day
FridayFriApr 10, 2020Apr 10Good Friday
SundaySunApr 12, 2020Apr 12Easter
MondayMonApr 13, 2020Apr 13Easter Monday
MondayMonMay 04, 2020May 04May Bank Holiday
MondayMonJun 01, 2020Jun 01June Bank Holiday
MondayMonAug 03, 2020Aug 03August Bank Holiday
MondayMonOct 26, 2020Oct 26October Bank Holiday
FridayFriDec 25, 2020Dec 25Christmas
SaturdaySatDec 26, 2020Dec 26St. Stephen's Day

Public Holidays in Ireland

August Bank Holiday

August Bank Holiday

Monday Aug 03, 2020

The upcoming Ireland holiday August Bank Holiday is in 32 days from today.

October Bank Holiday

October Bank Holiday

Monday Oct 26, 2020

The upcoming Ireland holiday October Bank Holiday is in 116 days from today.

Christmas

Christmas

Friday Dec 25, 2020

The upcoming Ireland holiday Christmas is in 176 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.