School holiday calendar, for the current quarter in Ireland


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  • calendar issued by the Ministry of Education
    Number of teaching days: 167 days at post-primary or 183 days at primary level
    all study programs are aligned with the requirements of the Bologna Process
    PISA ranking (average 493): 503
    English is the primary medium of instruction at all levels in most schools, but Gaelscoileanna i.e. Irish-language schools, have become increasingly popular (Irish is the primary medium of instruction at all levels and English is taught as a second language starting in the second or third year of secondary school)
    Schooling is mandatory till age 16
    Usually no school on Saturday
    Uniform required
    Trinity College Dublin ranking: Times Higher Education #131/QS ranking #88/Shanghai #151-200

  • We carry confirmed dates till Oct 2023 (summer vacations dates vary according to the counties)

    Please note that authorities may take last-minute decisions; please double-check if this information is vital to you
    While the majority of second level schools start their summer holidays at the end of May or early June. Secondary school holidays can depend on when end of year exams are held.
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Date Weekday Name
January 5, 2022WednesdayChristmas holiday (end)
February 15, 2022Tuesdaywinter holiday (beginning)
February 20, 2022Sundaywinter holiday (end)
December 20, 2022TuesdayChristmas holiday (beginning)