Irish public holidays 2020

Please find listed below a schedule of paid public holidays in the Republic of Ireland for the calendar year 2020 which you may wish to note for planning purposes:

 Public holidays
 1 January 2020
 New Year's Day
 17 March 2020
 St Patrick's Day
 13 April 2020
 Easter Monday
 4 May 2020
 First Monday of May
 1 June 2020
 First Monday of June
 3 August 2020
 First Monday of August
 26 October 2020
 Last Monday of October
 25 December 2020
 Christmas Day
 26 December 2020
 St Stephen's Day
   Note: as 26 December 2020 falls  on a weekend,
 employees will be entitled to one of the following:
(a) a paid day off within a month of the public holiday;
(b) an additional day of annual leave; or
(c) an additional days pay.


Good Friday (10 April 2020) in not a public holiday although some schools and businesses do close on that day; however, it is important to note that there is not an automatic entitlement to time off work that day.

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