Academic Year Calendar – 2016/17

School Year 2016/17

Last week in August/1st week in September -All schools will re open

October 2016 mid-term break
All schools will close from Monday 31st October 2016 to Friday 4th November 2016 inclusive.

Christmas 2016

All schools will close on Thursday 22nd December 2016, which will be the final day of the school term.
All schools will re-open on Monday 9th January 2017.

February 2017 mid-term break

Post-primary schools will close from Monday 20th February 2017 to Friday 24th February 2017 inclusive unless changes are required as part of contingency arrangements to make up for time lost due to unforeseen school closures.

Where contingency arrangements are required a school authority may reduce the length of the February mid-term break by remaining open up to and including Wednesday 22nd February 2017.

Easter 2017

All schools will close on Friday 7th April 2017, which will be the final day of the school term, unless changes are required as part of contingency arrangements to make up for time lost due to unforeseen school closures. Where contingency arrangements are required a school authority may reduce the length of the Easter break by remaining open up to and including Wednesday 12th April 2017. All schools will re-open on Monday 24th April 2017.

All Schools will close on the 2nd of June before  the start of the state exams on 07 June 2017

New Year’s Day (1 January)

St. Patrick’s Day (17 March)

State holidays

First Monday in May, June, August
Last Monday in October
Christmas Day (25 December)
St. Stephen’s Day (26 December)

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