Northern Ireland and UK Public Holidays for 2010

If you are planning a trip to Northern Ireland, please consider the list below of UK Public Holidays in Northern Ireland, England and Wales. A note on terminology. In the UK some holidays are called Bank Holidays. Some assume the name means that everything is closed, even banks but this is not always so. Bank Holidays are public holidays, so if you hear the name you will know what it means. Here are the public holidays for 2010:

Northern Ireland 2010 Public Holidays

Friday, 1 January 2010 - New Year’s Day

Wednesday, 17 March 2010 - St Patrick’s Day

Friday, 2 April 2010 - Good Friday

Monday, 5 April 2010 - Easter Monday

Monday, 3 May 2010 - May Day Bank Holiday

Monday, 31 May 2010 - Spring Bank Holiday

Monday, 12 July 2010 - Bank Holiday in Lieu of Battle of the Boyne 2010

Monday, 30 August 2010 - Summer Bank Holiday

Monday, 27 December 2010 - Bank Holiday in place of Christmas Day

Tuesday, 28 December 2010 - Bank Holiday in place of Boxing Day / St. Stephen’s Day

NOTE: 27th December and 28th December become Bank Holidays in place of 25th December and 26th December which fall at the weekend.

England and Wales 2010 Public Holidays

Friday, 1 January 2010 - New Year’s Day

Friday, 2 April 2010 - Good Friday

Monday, 5 April 2010 - Easter Monday

Monday, 3 May 2010 - May Day Bank Holiday

Monday, 31 May 2010 - Spring Bank Holiday

Monday, 30 August 2010 - Summer Bank Holiday

Monday, 27 December 2010 - Bank Holiday in place of Christmas Day

Tuesday, 28 December 2010 - Bank Holiday in place of Boxing Day

NOTE: 27th December and 28th December become Bank Holidays in place of 25th December and 26th December which fall at the weekend.


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