School Holidays Ireland

In Ireland the following school holidays dates apply in 2017. In Ireland schools have the liberty to, within the below mentioned guidelines, determine the exact school holiday dates. Summer holiday is yearly from July 1st to August 31st.

School Holidays Ireland 2017

Next the school holidays 2017, as far as known at this moment. Please note: these dates are guideliness. 

Irish school holidays 2017 - All dates are subject to change
School HolidayStart dateEnd dateWeek
Christmas holiday 2016 23-12-2016 07-01-2017 52-53
Winter holiday 2017 23-02-2017 24-02-2017 8
REMARK: Primary schools may use 3 discretionary days to extend this break to an alternative option of a 5 day break. Post-primary schools closed all week.
Easter holidays 2017 07-04-2017 24-04-2017 15-16
REMARK: Schools are allowed to cancel the first week.
Summer holiday 2017 01-07-2017 31-08-2017 27-35