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Embassy closure dates 2023


The following public holidays will be observed by the Embassy. Other bank holidays, Russian or Irish, will not be observed. 

2 January (Monday)

New Year’s Holiday

3 January (Tuesday)

New Year’s Holiday

6 January (Friday)

Orthodox Christmas

8 March (Wednesday)

International Women’s Day

17 March (Friday)

St. Patrick’s Day

7 April (Friday)

Good Friday

10 April (Monday)

Easter Monday

1 May (Monday)

Spring and Labour Holiday

2 May (Tuesday)

Spring and Labour Holiday

9 May (Tuesday)

Victory Day

12 June (Monday)

Russia Day

6 November (Monday)

Unity Day

25 December (Monday)

Christmas Holiday