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Irish Public Holidays – Holidays in Northern Ireland and the Republic

When to Expect Shops, Pubs, Attractions or the Whole Country to be Closed


Irish public holidays can be a confusing issue – indeed most travel guides and websites seem to get something wrong. This despite the fact that there are clearly defined public holidays both in the Republic of Ireland (RoI) and Northern Ireland (NI), some but not all coinciding.

Please refer to the following pages for the definitive list of public holidays:

Public Holidays in the Republic of Ireland

Saint Patrick's Day
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