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School Year Calendar Arrangements 2017/2018



Check out the school year calendar arrangements below along with links to some of the most popular sections on the site throughout each month of the school year on the right.


- October 2017 -


Key Dates for October


Mid-Term Break - All schools will close from

Mon 30th Oct 2017 to Fri 3rd Nov 2017 inclusive. 
Halloween falls on Tuesday 31st October.

Visit our Halloween Section for Halloween camps, activities & family breaks

14th - 22nd October = Maths Week





- November 2017 -


Key Dates for November


Mon 6th November - Schools re-open after mid-term

12th - 19th November = Science Week





- December 2017 -


Key Dates for December


nal day of Christmas Term = 22nd Dec
Final Day of Christmas Term = Friday 22nd Dec
Christmas Holidays - Mon 25th Dec to Fri 5th Jan inclusive


Christmas Section



- January 2018 -


Key Dates for January

Monday 8th January - Schools re-open

10th - 13th January = BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition, RDS



February Mid-Term



- February 2018 -


Key Dates for February

February Mid-Term Break*
Secondary closed 12th–16th Feb incl.
Primary closed 15th-16th Feb with option to extend to 5 day break (12th-16th) . *NB changes to these dates may occur as part of contingency arrangements to make up for lost school time

1st February - CAO Closing Date



February Mid-Term



- March 2018 -


Key Dates for March


Saturday 17th March - Saint Patricks's Day

Engineers Week - 24 Feb - 2nd March

Seachtain na Gaeilge - 1 - 17th March 2018



Easter
Section



- April 2018 -


Key Dates for April


Final Day of Term Fri 23rd March
School Closed Mon 26th March to Fri 6th April inclusive
*NB changes to these dates may occur as part of contingency arrangements to make up lost school time, i.e. schools may stay open until Wed 28th March





- May 2018 -


Key Dates for May


Monday 7th May = May Bank Holiday

End of May/beginning June - Secondary schools finish



Summer
Camps



- June 2018 -


Key Dates for June


4th June = Bank Holiday

6th June (provisional) - Junior Certificate & Leaving Certificate exams start

Note about School Summer Holiday Dates







Dates for School Year Calendar 2018/19 available here