Christmas opening hours

The nationwide network of Citizens Information Centres will close on Friday 23 December 2022 at 1pm and reopen on Tuesday 3 January 2023 at 9am. You should contact your local centre directly to check the details of opening hours if you plan to visit.

The Citizens Information Phone Service will operate reduced hours over Christmas and New Year.

Day DateOpening hoursComment
Thursday22/12/229- 8Normal hours
Friday23/12/229-5Reduced hours
Saturday24/12/22ClosedChristmas Eve
Sunday25/12/22ClosedChristmas Day
Monday26/12/22ClosedSt. Stephen’s Day
Thursday29/12/229-5Reduced hours
Friday30/12/229-5Reduced hours
Saturday31/12/22ClosedNew Year’s Eve
Sunday1/01/2023ClosedNew Year’s Day
Tuesday3/01/20239-8Normal hours

The website will not be updated over this period.

If you need emergency support over the Christmas period, you can contact a range of voluntary services.

ServiceCallOpening hoursEmail
If you are in distress or struggling to cope
116 123
24 hours (any time, day or night)
Pieta House

If you are suicidal or engaging in self-harm
1800 247 247   Text HELP to 51444 (standard message rates apply)
24 hours (any time, day or night)
Rape Crisis Centre

If you need support with a crisis
1800 778 888
24 hours (any time, day or night)
Women’s Aid

If you are affected by domestic violence
1800 341 900
24 hours (any time, day or night)
Men’s Aid

If you are affected by domestic violence
01 554 3811Open 9am-2pm on 23 December
Closed from 24 to 27 December and 2 January

Support for everyone up to the age of 18 in Ireland
1800 666 666   Live Chat24 hours (any time, day or night)

If you are experiencing a crisis and are unable to cope
Text HELLO to 5080824 hours (any time, day or night)

The HSE has a full list of online, phone and text mental health services.