Bank and public holidays 2018 (Northern Ireland)

Although in general there is no statutory obligation on employers to observe bank holidays, they are widely observed. The bank and public holiday dates are set out below.

New Year's Day 1 January (Monday)
Substitute bank holiday in lieu of 17 March (which falls on a Saturday) 19 March (Monday)
Good Friday 30 March (Friday)
Easter Monday 2 April (Monday)
May bank holiday 7 May (Monday)
Spring bank holiday 28 May (Monday)
Battle of the Boyne (Orangemen's Day) 12 July (Thursday)
Summer bank holiday 27 August (Monday)
Christmas Day 25 December (Tuesday)
Boxing Day 26 December (Wednesday)

FAQs answers frequently asked questions on bank holidays:

Additional information on bank holidays is available in Line manager briefings > Annual leave.

Related quick reference items

Bank and public holidays 2018 (England and Wales)
Bank and public holidays 2018 (Scotland)