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School Year Calendar Arrangements 2016/2017



Check out the school year calendar arrangements below along with links to some of the most popular sections on the site throughout each month of the school year on the right.


- March 2017 -


Key Dates for March


Friday 17th March - Saint Patricks's Day

Engineers Week - 4th - 10th March 2017

Seachtain na Gaeilge - 1st - 17th March 2017





- April 2017 -


Key Dates for April


Final Day of Term Fri 7th April
School Closed Mon 10th April to Fri 21st April inclusive
*NB changes to these dates may occur as part of contingency arrangements to make up lost school time, i.e. schools may stay open until Wed 12th April





- May 2017 -


Key Dates for May


Monday 1st May = May Bank Holiday

End of May/beginning June - Secondary schools finish





- June 2017 -


Key Dates for June


5th June = Bank Holiday

7th June - Junior Certificate & Leaving Certificate exams start
View Junior Cert Timetable
View Leaving Cert Timetable
Note about School Summer Holiday Dates







Dates for School Year Calendar 2017/18 available here