Public holidays in 2015


Please find listed below a schedule of paid public holidays in the Republic of Ireland for the calendar year 2015 which you may wish to note for planning purposes:



Public holidays


1 January 2015

New Year’s Day


17 March 2015

St Patrick’s Day


6 April 2015

Easter Monday


4 May 2015

First Monday of May


1 June 2015

First Monday of June


3 August 2015

First Monday of August


26 October 2015

Last Monday of October


25 December 2015

Christmas Day


26 December 2015 - 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
  • An additional day's pay 

St Stephen’s Day

 Good Friday 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.

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