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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 & Christmas 2022:

Irish National Bank Holidays 202:

Saturday 1st January - New Year's Day

Thursday 17th March - St. Patrick's Day

Friday 18th March - Day of Remembrance & Recognition

Monday 18th April - Easter Monday

Monday 2nd May - May Bank Holiday

Monday 6th June - June Bank Holiday

Monday 1st August - August Bank Holiday

Monday 31st October - October Bank Holiday

Sunday 25th December - Christmas Day

Monday 26th December - 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.