October Holiday in Ireland takes place on the last Monday in October, which is October, 31 in 2016. People in Ireland often use their work-off Monday at the end of October for a short vacation. Others take their chance for some quality time with their families and relax.
There is a lot to celebrate in the end of October, like Halloween and there are many events taking place during the long weekend. In Ireland's capital, Dublin, the Dublin Marathon takes place and many other celebrations and festivals, most often shaped by Halloween. The October Holiday usually takes place after the end of Western European Summer Time and was initiated in 1977.