Republic of Ireland Parental Leave Act

How will parental leave change in Ireland in 2020?

How will parental leave change in Ireland in 2020?

The Parental Leave Act 2019 in Ireland extends parental leave.

From 1 September 2020, the Parental Leave Act provides the full 26 weeks of parental leave. The phasing in of the increased leave provision is now complete. The qualifying age for children has also increased from 8 to 12 years (16 years for a disabled child).

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