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Irish holiday allowance 4 days below EU average

Irish people get four days fewer holidays a year than the European Union average, according to a new survey.

26th March, 2013
Ireland, Switzerland and Germany each have an average of 29 days holidays a year.

Irish people get four days fewer holidays a year than the European Union average, according to a new survey.

Workers in Ireland, Switzerland and Germany each have an average of 29 days holidays a year (in Ireland, 20 of these are annual leave while nine are public), four days less than the EU average of 33 days.

This compares to 28 days in Britain, 40 in Russia, 36 in Italy and 35 in France.

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