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School Year Calendar Arrangements 2015/2016

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.

August 2015

Key Dates for August

12th August 2015 - Leaving Cert Results Issue - Visit our Leaving Cert Results Page for advice & next steps

End of August /beginning September - Schools throughout the country re-open. Visit our Back-to-School Section to source all your needs

Popular Links for August


September 2015

Key Dates for September

End of August /beginning September - Schools throughout the country re-open.

Mid-Sept* - Junior Certificate & LCA Yr 1 Results issued

16th - 18th September 2015 - Higher Options Conference RDS

Popular Links for September


October 2015

Key Dates for October


Mon 26th Oct to Fri 30th Oct incl = Mid Term Break

Halloween falls on Saturday 31st Oct.
Halloween Section coming soon

10th - 18th October = Maths Week

Popular Links for October


November 2015

Key Dates for November


Mon 2nd November - Schools re-open after mid-term

8th - 15th November = Science Week

Popular Links for November


December 2015

Key Dates for December


Wed 23rd Dec - Tues 5th Jan incl - Christmas Holidays

Popular Links for December


January 2016

Key Dates for January


Wednesday 6th January - Schools scheduled to re-open
(note 6th January is a holy day so check your school's arrangements)

6th - 9th January = BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition, RDS

Popular Links for January


February 2016

Key Dates for February

February Mid-Term Break* - Secondary closed 15th–19th Feb incl. Primary closed 18th-19th Feb with option to extend to 5 day break . *NB changes to these dates may occur as part of contingency arrangements to make up for lost school time

1st February - CAO Closing Date
Engineers Week - Dates to be confirmed

Popular Links for February


March 2016

Key Dates for March



Thursday 17th March - Fri 1st April incl - Easter School Holidays* *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 23rd of March.

Popular Links for March


April 2016

Key Dates for April


Monday 4th April - Schools re-open following Easter Holidays from the 17th of March.

Easter Camp Section coming soon

Popular Links for April


May 2016

Key Dates for May


2nd May = May Bank Holiday

End of May - Secondary schools finish to facilitate the start of state exams in June

Popular Links for May


June 2016

Key Dates for June


6th June = Bank Holiday

Junior Certificate & Leaving Certificate exams start

Note about School Summer Holiday Dates

Popular Links for June