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UK, Republic of Ireland, & Northern Ireland Bank Holidays 2020 and 2021 Update

Here’s a list of 2020 and 2021 Public / Bank Holidays for the United Kingdom (U.K.) and Republic of Ireland (ROI), including specific public holidays unique to Northern Ireland 

This list covers the Ireland Northern Ireland & the UK as many organisations share offices and other facilities in multiple locations across both jurisdictions.

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(HRLocker allows easy staff holiday planning and smooth processing of time-off requests and approvals. HRLocker also allows you to select appropriate public holidays in several counties worldwide when setting up new offices or departments.)

UK: There are 8 annual Bank Holidays in England and Wales (Covered by the Banking and Financial Dealings Act 1971.)

Northern Ireland share most of the UK Bank Holidays, but also have their own unique national public holidays.


Ireland’s national holidays are covered by the Organisation of Working Time Act 1997. and there are 9 bank holidays each year.

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UK, Republic of Ireland, & Northern Ireland Bank Holidays 2020 and 2021 Update was last modified: May 13th, 2021 by Crystel Rynne

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