Department of Education
Published on 4 December 2019
Last updated on 9 September 2021
Statutory Annual Leave and Public Holiday entitlement is regulated by the Organisation of Working Time Act, 1997 (as amended).
In general, full-time employees are entitled to a minimum of 20 days' annual leave in each leave year.
For further information, please refer to Statutory Annual Leave/Public Holidays
contained in Circular 0054/2019
titled ”Leave Schemes for Registered Teachers employed in Recognised Primary and Post Primary Schools”.
Breaks/leave for school staff
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