End of August / Beginning September - Schools throughout the country re-open. Individual schools will notify parents of opening dates.
September - Leaving Certificate Results issue 25th August 2023
Monday 30th October 2023 to Friday 3rd November 2023 incl - October Mid-Term Break
Halloween falls on Tues 31st October.
22nd December - Final Day of Christmas Term
Mon 25th December to Friday 5th January incl - Christmas School Holidays
Monday 8th January - Schools re-open
1st February - CAO Closing Date
February Mid-Term Break*
Secondary closed Mon 12th – Fri 16th Feb incl.
Primary closed Thurs 15th - Fri 16th Feb with option to extend to 5 day break (12th-16th).
*NB view contingency arrangements
Thursday 1st February - CAO Closing Date
Monday 5th February - St Brigids Day (Public Holiday)
Friday 22nd March last day of school before Easter Break
Easter Break* Mon 25th- to Friday 5th April inclusive - Schools Closed.
*NB view contingency arrangements to make up lost school time, i.e. schools may stay open until Wed 27th March
Monday 6th May - May Bank Holiday
End of May/beginning June - Secondary schools finish
Monday 3rd June - June Bank Holiday
June - Junior Cert & Leaving Cert exams start
End of June - Primary schools finish
Note about School Summer Holiday Dates