School calendar and holidays 2016/2017 (Republic of Ireland)
Each year, schools provide a list of dates that they will be closed throughout the year. Knowing when the kids are off is important, particularly if you have to organise childcare in advance, so make sure you bookmark this article.
While schools will provide their own detailed list of closures, here we have outlined a general list of term-times and holidays, according to the Department of Education.
Schools reopen after the summer holidays.
Schools close for mid-term break.
Schools reopen after mid-term break.
Thursday, 22 nd
Schools close for Christmas holidays.
Schools reopen after Christmas holidays.
Monday, 20th – Friday, 24th
Post-primary schools close for mid-term break.
Thursday, 23rd and Friday, 24th
Primary schools close for mid-term. This is subject to individual schools.
Schools close for Easter holidays.
Schools reopen after the Easter break.
Schools close for May Bank Holiday.
Schools close for summer holidays. This is subject to individual schools.
For more information, check out www.education.ie.