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2022 IRELAND HOLIDAYS

The next public holiday in Ireland is

25th December, SaturdayChristmas

List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Ireland in 2022

DAYDATEHOLIDAY
SaturdaySatJan 01, 2022Jan 01New Year's Day
ThursdayThuMar 17, 2022Mar 17St. Patrick's Day
FridayFriApr 15, 2022Apr 15Good Friday
SundaySunApr 17, 2022Apr 17Easter
MondayMonApr 18, 2022Apr 18Easter Monday
MondayMonMay 02, 2022May 02May Bank Holiday
MondayMonJun 06, 2022Jun 06June Bank Holiday
MondayMonAug 01, 2022Aug 01August Bank Holiday
MondayMonOct 31, 2022Oct 31October Bank Holiday
SundaySunDec 25, 2022Dec 25Christmas
MondayMonDec 26, 2022Dec 26St. Stephen's Day

Public Holidays in Ireland

Christmas

Christmas

Saturday Dec 25, 2021

The upcoming Ireland holiday Christmas is in 21 days from today.

St. Stephen's Day

St. Stephen's Day

Sunday Dec 26, 2021

The upcoming Ireland holiday St. Stephen's Day is in 22 days from today.

New Year's Day

New Year's Day

Saturday Jan 01, 2022

The upcoming Ireland holiday New Year's Day is in 28 days from today.

2022 Public Holidays Ireland Service

The above is the list of 2022 public holidays declared in Ireland which includes federal, regional government holidays and popular observances. We also provide Ireland holiday calendar for 2022 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.