BANK HOLIDAYS AND FESTIVAL - United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland

Dates in blue are national holidays
* Saturday Sunday: as day may be given in lieu; provisional. Holiday dates are subject to change and regional and istitutional variation
 
2000 2001 2002
New Year Holiday
United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland
Jan 01* Jan 01 Jan 01
Holiday Scotland Jan 02 Jan 02 Jan 02
St Valentine's Day Feb 14 Feb 14 Feb 14
St David's Day Wales Mar 01 Mar 01 Mar 01
Ash Wednesday Mar 08 Feb 28 Feb 13
Commonwealth Day Mar 13 Mar 12 Mar 11
St Patrick's Day Republic of Ireland Mar 17 Mar 17* Mar 17
Bank Holiday Norther Ireland Mar 17 Mar 17* Mar 17
Vernal Equinox Mar 20 Mar 20 Mar 20
British Summer Time begins Mar 26 Mar 25 Mar 31
Beginning of the Financial Year Apr 01 Apr 01 Apr 01
Mothering Sunday Apr 02 Mar 25 Mar 10
Good friday United Kingdom Apr 21 Apr 13 Mar 29
St George's Day England Apr 23 Apr 23 Apr 23
Easter Monday
United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland
Apr 24 Apr 16 Apr 01
May Day Holiday
United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland
May 01 May 07 May 06
Spring Holiday United Kingdom May 29 May 28 May 27
Holiday Republic of Ireland Jun 05 Jun 04 Jun 03
Father's Day Jun 18 Jun 17 Jun 16
Longest Day Jun 21 Jun 21 Jun 21
Holiday Northern Ireland Jul 12 Jul 12 Jul 12
Holiday Republic of Ireland Aug 07 Aug 06 Aug 05
Holiday Scotland Aug 07 Aug 06 Aug 05
Late summer Holiday United Kingdom Aug 28 Aug 27 Aug 26
Autumnal Equinox Sep 22 Sep 23 Sep 23
British summer Time ends Oct 29 Oct 28 Oct 27
Holiday Republic of Ireland Oct 30 Oct 29 Oct 28
Hallowe'en Oct 31 Oct 31 Oct 31
All Saint's Day Nov 01 Nov 01 Nov 01
Remembrance Sunday Nov 12 Nov 11 Nov 10
St Andrew's Day Nov 30 Nov 30 Nov 30
Shortest Day Dec 21 Dec 21 Dec 22
Christmas Day
United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland
Dec 25 Dec 25 Dec 25
Boxing Day United Kingdom Dec 26 Dec 26 Dec 26
St Stephen's Day Republic of Ireland Dec 26 Dec 26 Dec 26