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|
(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.