Happy Christmas from all at Citizens Information Board

Christmas opening hours

The nationwide network of Citizens Information Centres will close on Friday 22 December 2023 at 1pm and reopen on Tuesday 2 January 2024 at 9am. You can check opening hours for your local centre on citizensinformation.ie.

The Citizens Information Phone Service will operate reduced hours over Christmas:

Day  Date Opening hours Note
Thursday 21/12/23 9- 8 Normal hours
Friday 22/12/23 9-5 Reduced hours
Saturday 23/12/23 Closed
Sunday 24/12/23 Closed Christmas Eve
Monday 25/12/23 Closed Christmas Day
Tuesday 26/12/23 Closed St. Stephen’s Day
Wednesday 27/12/23 Closed
Thursday 28/12/23 9-5 Reduced hours
Friday 29/12/23 9-5 Reduced hours
Saturday 30/12/23 Closed
Sunday 31/12/23 Closed New Year's Eve
Monday 1/01/2024 Closed New Year's Day
Tuesday 2/01/2024 9-8 Normal hours

The citizensinformation.ie 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.

Service Call Opening hours Email
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 5543811 Open 9am-3:30pm on 23 December

Closed 25 and 26 December

27-29 December 9am-5pm (regular hours)


Support for everyone up to the age of 18 in Ireland
1800 666 666
Live Chat

24 hours (any time, day or night)

If you are experiencing a crisis and are unable to cope

Text HELLO to 50808

24 hours (any time, day or night)

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