We often get asked “What is the normal closing times for pubs in ireland?” — this information is per the VFI:

Normal trading hours for the sale of alcohol in pubs:

  • Monday – Thursday (incl): 10.30am – 11.30pm
  • Friday & Saturday: 10.30am – 12.30am
  • Sunday: 12.30pm – 11.00pm

Exceptions:

  • St Patrick’s Day: 12.30pm – 12.30am
  • Christmas Eve: 10.30am – 11.30pm
  • Christmas Day: Trading prohibited all day
  • The Eve of a Public Holiday (except Christmas Eve): 10.30am – 12.30am (Mon – Sat), 12.30pm – 12.30am (Sun)

Drinking up time applies for 30 minutes after normal closing hours.

Off sales must cease at 10.00pm every day and cannot commence before 10.30am (12.30pm on Sunday)

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