Academic Calendar 2019

Academic Calendar 2019

This calendar shows you the special days in Ireland, and the dates of your weekly class tests. Do you have a special day that you would like us to include in our calendar? Please email and let us know.

If you have any questions about the days when the school will be closed, please contact us on info@dcedu.ieand we will be happy to help you.

If there are significant changes to the calendar, we will inform you by email.

Events

Dates

January 2019
School Reopens Wednesday 2nd January
Weekly Test Thursday 3rd January or Friday 4th January
Weekly Test Thursday 10th January or Friday 11th January
Weekly Test Thursday 17th January or Friday 18th January
Weekly Test Thursday 24th January or Friday 25th January
Weekly Test Thursday 31st January or Friday 1st February
February 2019
Imbolc/St Brigid’s Day: Beginning of Spring Friday 1st February
Chinese New Year: Tuesday 5th February
Korean New Year: Wednesday 6th February
Weekly Test Thursday 7th February or Friday 8th February
Weekly Test Thursday 14th February or Friday 15th February
Weekly Test Thursday 21st February or Friday 22nd February
Weekly Test Thursday 28th February or Friday 1st March
Start of Carnival: Thursday 28th February
March 2019
Weekly Test Thursday 7th March or Friday 8th March
Weekly Test Thursday 14th March or Friday 15th March
St.Patrick’s Day – Bank Holiday Sunday 17th March
Bank Holiday – School CLOSED! Monday 18th March
Spring Equinox: Days get longer! Wednesday 20th March
Weekly Test Thursday 21st March or Friday 22nd March
Weekly Test Thursday 28th March or Friday 29th March
April 2019
Weekly Test Thursday 4th April or Friday 5th April
Weekly Test Thursday 11th April or Friday 12th April
Weekly Test Thursday 18th April
Good Friday – School CLOSED! Friday 19th April
Easter Monday – School CLOSED! Monday 22nd April
Weekly Test Thursday 25th April or Friday 26th April
Bealtaine Eve: Summer starts to arrive! Tuesday 30th April
May 2019
May Day: Labour protests and summer games Wednesday 1st May
Weekly Test Thursday 2nd May or Friday 3rd May
Ramadan Begins Sunday 5th May
May Bank Holiday – School CLOSED! Monday 6th May
Weekly Test Thursday 9th May or Friday 10th May
Weekly Test Thursday 16th May or Friday 17th May
Weekly Test Thursday 23rd May or Friday 24th May
Weekly Test Thursday 30th May or Friday 31st May
June 2019
June Bank Holiday – School CLOSED! Monday 3rd June
Eid Tuesday 4th June
Weekly Test Thursday 6th June or Friday 7th June
Weekly Test Thursday 13th June or Friday 14th June
Weekly Test Thursday 20th June or Friday 21st June
Summer Solstice: Midsummer Friday 21st June
Weekly Test Thursday 27th June or Friday 28th June
July 2019
Weekly Test Thursday 4th July or Friday 5th July
American Independence Day Thursday 4th July
Weekly Test Thursday 11th July or Friday 12th July
Weekly Test Thursday 18th July or Friday 19th July
Weekly Test Thursday 25th July or Friday 26th July
Lughnasadh Eve: Harvest festival Wednesday 31st July
August 2019
Weekly Test Thursday 1st August or Friday 2nd August
August Bank Holiday – School CLOSED! Monday 5th August
Weekly Test Thursday 8th August or Friday 9th August
Weekly Test Thursday 15th August or Friday 16th August
Weekly Test Thursday 22nd August or Friday 23rd August
Weekly Test Thursday 29th August or Friday 30th August
September 2019
Weekly Test Thursday 5th September or Friday 6th September
Brazilian Independence Day: Saturday 7th September
Weekly Test Thursday 12th September or Friday 13th September
Mexican Independence Day Monday 16th September
Weekly Test Thursday 19th September or Friday 20th September
Autumn Equinox: Days get shorter Monday 23rd September
Weekly Test Thursday 26th September or Friday 27th September
October 2019
Weekly Test Thursday 3rd October or Friday 4th October
Weekly Test Thursday 10th October or Friday 11th October
Weekly Test Thursday 17th October or Friday 18th October
Weekly Test Thursday 24th October or Friday 25th October
October Bank Holiday – School CLOSED! Monday 28th October
Hallowe’en/Samhain: Honour the ancestors Thursday 31st October
Weekly Test Thursday 31st October or Friday 1st November
November 2019
All Saints Day Friday 1st November
Weekly Test Thursday 7th November or Friday 8th November
Weekly Test Thursday 14th November or Friday 15th November
Weekly Test Thursday 21st November or Friday 22nd November
Weekly Test Thursday 28th November or Friday 29th November
American Thanksgiving Day Thursday 28th November
Black Friday: Online Shopping Friday 29th November
December 2019
Weekly Test Thursday 5th December or Friday 6th December
Weekly Test Thursday 12th December or Friday 13th December
Weekly Test Thursday 19th December
Last Day of School: Christmas Events Friday 20th December
Christmas Holidays: School CLOSED! Monday 23rd December – Friday 3rd January
Winter Solstice Thursday 21th December
Christmas Day Wednesday 25th December
Boxing Day/Stephen’s Day Thursday 26th December
New Year’s Day Wednesday 1st January
School Reopens Monday 6th January