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FAQs - College Holidays

What are the dates for Public Holidays in Ireland for 2022?

Dorset College Dublin will be closed on the following National Bank Holidays 2023:

Irish National Bank Holidays 2023:

1st Jan - New Year's Day

6th Feb - St. Brigid's Day

17th March - St. Patrick's Day

10th April - Easter Monday

1st May - May Day

5th June - June Bank Holiday

7th Aug - August Bank Holiday

30th Oct - Halloween

25th Dec - Christmas

26th Dec - St. Stephen's Day


What is my entitlement to work as an International student?

International Learners on the Academic Year Programmes with duration of 25 weeks are entitled to 8 weeks holidays. During this, they are eligible to work for 40 hours per week from 1st May to August 31st & from the 15 December to the 15 January.

Outside of those times eligibility to work is for 20 hours per week.