Irish public holidays 2021

Please find listed below a schedule of paid public holidays in the Republic of Ireland for the calendar year 2021 which you may wish to note for planning purposes:

 Public holidays
  Friday  1 January  New Year's Day
  Wednesday  17 March  St Patrick's Day
  Monday  5 April  Easter Monday
  Monday  3 May  First Monday in May
  Monday  7 June  First Monday in June
  Monday  2 August  First Monday in August
  Monday  25 October  Last Monday in October
  Saturday  25 December  Christmas Day
  Sunday  26 December  St Stephen's Day
Note: as 25 December 2021 and 26 December 2021 both fall 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 (2 April 2021) 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.

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:
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