Irish public holidays in 2019

Please find listed below a schedule of paid public holidays in the Republic of Ireland for the calendar year 2019 which you may wish to note for planning purposes:

Day

Date

Public holidays

Tuesday

1 January 2019

New Year's Day

Monday

18 March 2019 - 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

22 April 2019

Easter Monday

Monday

6 May 2019

First Monday of May

Monday

3 June 2019

First Monday of June

Monday

5 August 2019

First Monday of August

Monday

28 October 2019

Last Monday of October

Wednesday

25 December 2019

Christmas Day

Thursday

26 December 2019

St Stephen’s Day



Good Friday (19 April 2019) 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.