Ireland, South School Term Dates

October 2014 mid-term break
All schools will close from Monday 27th October 2014 to Friday 31st October 2014 inclusive.


Christmas 2014

All schools will close on Friday 19th December 2014, which will be the final day of the school term.

All schools will re-open on Monday 5th January 2015.


February 2015 mid-term break
All primary schools will close on Thursday 19th February 2015 and Friday 20th February 2015.
(Primary schools may use 3 discretionary days to extend this break to an alternative option of a 5 day 
break for the period from Monday 16th February 2015 to Friday 20th February 2015 inclusive 
unless changes are required as part of contingency arrangements to make up for time lost due to 
unforeseen school closures.)


Post-primary schools will close from Monday 16th February 2015 to Friday 20th February 2015
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 18th February 2015.

 

Easter 2015
All schools will close on Friday 27th March 2015, 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 1st April 
2015. All schools will re-open on Monday 13th April 2015.

 

2014/2015 and Subsequent School Years

The standard breaks at Christmas, Easter and Mid-term in the first and second terms for the school years 2014/15, 2015/16 and 2016/17 are available under Circular 0016/2014 - Standardisation of the school year in respect of Primary & Post-Primary Schools for the years 2014/15, 2015/16 and 2016/17