Ireland has a total of 17 holidays in 2018. In the table below, you will find the details of the holidays and when they are observed. All the information display below is also available via our API as well as downaloadble as a csv or json file. Signup here to get started.
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|New Year's Day
New Year's Day is the first day of the year. It is a public holiday in the Republic of Ireland.
|Monday||January 1||National holiday|
|St. Patrick's Day
St Patrick’s Day is the feast day of Ireland's patron saint. It is a public holiday in the Republic of Ireland.
|Saturday||March 17||National holiday|
Good Friday is an occasion for Christians to commemorate Jesus Christ's crucifixion. It is a day of rest and Christian worship in the Republic of Ireland.
Easter Sunday is an occasion for Christians to celebrate Jesus' resurrection, which occurred after his crucifixion according to Christian belief.
Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday. It is a public holiday in the Republic of Ireland.
|Monday||April 2||National holiday|
The first Monday of May is a public holiday in Ireland. It does not have an official name but is often referred to as May Day or Labour Day.
|Monday||May 7||National holiday|
|June Bank Holiday
The June Holiday is a public holiday in the Republic of Ireland on the first Monday of June.
|Monday||June 4||National holiday|
|August Bank Holiday
The first Monday of August is a public holiday in the Republic of Ireland.
|Monday||August 6||National holiday|
|October Bank Holiday
The last Monday of October is a public holiday in the Republic of Ireland.
|Monday||October 29||National holiday|
Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day in the Republic of Ireland. It also marks the start of the Christmas festive period.
Christmas Day is an occasion for Christians to celebrate the Jesus Christ's birth. It is a public holiday in the Republic of Ireland.
|Tuesday||December 25||National holiday|
|St. Stephen's Day
St Stephen's Day commemorates the life of St Stephen, an early Christian martyr. It is a public holiday in the Republic of Ireland.
|Wednesday||December 26||National holiday|
|New Year's Eve
New Year's Eve is the last day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. It serves as an occasion for parties and celebrations.