Irish public holidays in 2018

Please find listed below a schedule of paid public holidays in the Republic of Ireland for the calendar year 2018 which you may wish to note for planning purposes: 

Day

Date

Public holidays

Monday

1 January 2018

New Year's Day

Saturday

17 March 2018 - as this falls on a weekend, employees will be entitled to one of the following:

  • a paid day off within a month of the public holiday;
  • an additional day of annual leave; or
  • an additional day's pay.

St Patrick’s Day

Monday

2 April 2018

Easter Monday

Monday

7 May 2018

First Monday of May

Monday

4 June 2018

First Monday of June

Monday

6 August 2018

First Monday of August

Monday

29 October 2018

Last Monday of October

Tuesday

25 December 2018

Christmas Day

Wednesday

26 December 2018 

St Stephen’s Day


 Good Friday (30 March 2018) is 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 on that day.


If you would like further information in relation to public holidays in Ireland, please contact a member of our professional Team on +353 74 912 2820 or email us at: mail@edwinfoley.com.

 

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