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Practical Guide

School Holidays

The school terms for Primary (5 – 12 year olds) and Post-Primary schools (12 – 18 years) are broadly similar.

October mid-term break
All schools close for a week, at the end of October inclusive.

Christmas 2012
All schools close around 21/22 December, which is the final day of the school term. All schools re-open around 5 - 7 January.

February mid-term break
Schools tend to close for a week around the middle of February but this is generally at the discretion of the schools.

Easter Holidays
All schools close around the Easter period for approximately 3 weeks

Summer Holidays
Post primary schools close at the start of June for 3 months while primary schools tend to close for 2 months from the start of July.