Happy Christmas from all at Citizens Information Board

December 2021

The nationwide network of Citizens Information Centres will close on Thursday 23 December 2021 at 1pm and reopen on Tuesday 4 January 2022 at 9am.

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

Day  Date Opening hours Note
Thursday 23/12/21 9- 8 Normal hours
Friday 24/12/21 9-5Reduced hours
Saturday 25/12/21 Closed Christmas Day
Sunday 26/12/21 Closed St. Stephens Day
Monday 27/12/21 Closed
Tuesday 28/12/21 Closed
Wednesday 29/12/21 Closed
Thursday 30/12/21 9-5 Reduced hours
Friday 31/12/21 9 - 5 Reduced hours
Saturday 1/01/2022ClosedNew Year's Day
Sunday 2/01/2022 Closed
Monday 3/01/2022 Closed
Tuesday 4/01/2022 9-8Normal hours

The citizensinformation.ie website will not be updated over this period, except for major Government announcements.

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
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 9-2 on 24 and 31 December
Closed from 25 December to 28 December and 3 January

Support for everyone up to the age of 18 in Ireland
1800 666 666
Free Text 50101

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.