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2021 IRELAND HOLIDAYS

The next public holiday in Ireland is

3rd May, MondayMay Bank Holiday

List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Ireland in 2021

DAYDATEHOLIDAY
FridayFriJan 01, 2021Jan 01New Year's Day
WednesdayWedMar 17, 2021Mar 17St. Patrick's Day
FridayFriApr 02, 2021Apr 02Good Friday
SundaySunApr 04, 2021Apr 04Easter
MondayMonApr 05, 2021Apr 05Easter Monday
MondayMonMay 03, 2021May 03May Bank Holiday
MondayMonJun 07, 2021Jun 07June Bank Holiday
MondayMonAug 02, 2021Aug 02August Bank Holiday
MondayMonOct 25, 2021Oct 25October Bank Holiday
SaturdaySatDec 25, 2021Dec 25Christmas
SundaySunDec 26, 2021Dec 26St. Stephen's Day

Public Holidays in Ireland

May Bank Holiday

May Bank Holiday

Monday May 03, 2021

The upcoming Ireland holiday May Bank Holiday is in 15 days from today.

June Bank Holiday

June Bank Holiday

Monday Jun 07, 2021

The upcoming Ireland holiday June Bank Holiday is in 50 days from today.

August Bank Holiday

August Bank Holiday

Monday Aug 02, 2021

The upcoming Ireland holiday August Bank Holiday is in 106 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.