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Ireland has a total of 17 holidays in 2020. 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 downloadable as a csv. Signup here to get started.
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|New Year's Day
||Wednesday, January 1, 2020||New Year's Day is the first day of the year. It is a public holiday in the Republic of Ireland.|
|St. Patrick's Day
||Tuesday, March 17, 2020||St Patrick’s Day is the feast day of Ireland's patron saint. It is a public holiday in the Republic of Ireland.|
||Friday, March 20, 2020||March Equinox in Ireland (Dublin)|
||Friday, April 10, 2020||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.|
||Sunday, April 12, 2020||Easter Sunday is an occasion for Christians to celebrate Jesus' resurrection, which occurred after his crucifixion according to Christian belief.|
||Monday, April 13, 2020||Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday. It is a public holiday in the Republic of Ireland.|
||Monday, May 4, 2020||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.|
|June Bank Holiday
||Monday, June 1, 2020||The June Holiday is a public holiday in the Republic of Ireland on the first Monday of June.|
||Saturday, June 20, 2020||June Solstice in Ireland (Dublin)|
|August Bank Holiday
||Monday, August 3, 2020||The first Monday of August is a public holiday in the Republic of Ireland.|
||Tuesday, September 22, 2020||September Equinox in Ireland (Dublin)|
|October Bank Holiday
||Monday, October 26, 2020||The last Monday of October is a public holiday in the Republic of Ireland.|
||Monday, December 21, 2020||December Solstice in Ireland (Dublin)|
||Thursday, December 24, 2020||Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day in the Republic of Ireland. It also marks the start of the Christmas festive period.|
||Friday, December 25, 2020||Christmas Day is an occasion for Christians to celebrate the Jesus Christ's birth. It is a public holiday in the Republic of Ireland.|
|St. Stephen's Day
||Saturday, December 26, 2020||St Stephen's Day commemorates the life of St Stephen, an early Christian martyr. It is a public holiday in the Republic of Ireland.|
|New Year's Eve
||Thursday, December 31, 2020||New Year's Eve is the last day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. It serves as an occasion for parties and celebrations.|