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Christmas Holiday Arrangements

The Christmas holiday arrangements for 2021-22 are listed below: 


Bin collections: 
All bin collections will take place as normal over the Christmas and New Year period.  
This includes Monday 27 December 2021 and Monday 3 January 2022.
Remember to leave your bin at the kerb by 7.30am.


Recycling Centres: 

  • All recycling centres will close at 4pm on 24 and 31 December 2021

  • All recycling centres are closed 25 and 26 December 2021 and 1 January 2022

  • Normal opening times 27, 28, 29 and 30 December 2021 

  • Normal hours resume from Monday 3 January 2022 (Tullyvar and Ballymacombs Recycling Centres will reopen on Tuesday 4 January 2022)


Council offices:
Council offices will close at 4pm on Friday 24 December 2021 and reopen on Tuesday 4 January 2022. 


Leisure Centres

  • All leisure centres will close at 4pm on 24 and 31 December 2021, with the exception of Greenvale Leisure Centre which will be closed on Thursday 23 and Friday 24 December

  • All leisure centres are closed on 25, 26 and 27 December 2021 and 1 January 2022

  • Normal opening times 28, 29 and 30 December 2021

  • Normal hours resume from Sunday 2 January 2022.


Facilities 

The Burnavon

  • Open 9am - 4pm on 24 and 31 December 2021

  • Closed 25, 26, 27, 28 and 29 December 2021

  • Open 9am - 5pm 30 December 2021

  • Closed 1, 2 and 3 January 2022

  • Normal hours resume from Tuesday 4 January.


Hill of the O'Neill and Ranfurly House

  • Closed 24, 25, 26, 27 and 28 December 2021

  • Open 10am - 4pm 29, 30 and 31 December 2021

  • Closed 1 and 2 January 2022

  • Open 10am - 4pm 3 January 2022

  • Normal hours resume from 4 January 2022


Seamus Heaney HomePlace

  • Closed 24, 25 and 26 December 2021

  • Normal opening times 27, 28, 29, 30 and 31 December 2021

  • Closed Saturday 1 January 2022

  • Normal hours resume from Sunday 2 January 2022.


The Bridewell

  • Closed 24 December 2021 to 3 January 2022 (inclusive)  

  • Normal hours resume from Tuesday 4 January 2022.


OM Dark Sky Park and Observatory

  • Open 11am - 4pm on 24 and 31 December 2021

  • Closed 25, 26 and 27 December 2021

  • Normal opening times 28, 29, 30 and 31 December 2021

  • Closed Saturday 1 January 2022

  • Normal hours resume from Sunday 2 January 2022.


Registration Services: 

Registration offices will close at 3pm on Friday 24 December 2021 and reopen on Tuesday 4 January 2022. During this closure there will be a limited on call service operating on designated days and times for undertakers to contact registration services regarding urgent death registrations.
 
In the event of an emergency regarding a death registration please contact a local undertaker. For birth registrations please complete a birth registration form and either email to Registration Services or post to your nearest registry office. A member of staff will be in contact with you when the office re-opens to arrange an appointment to finalise the registration.

You can also email Registration Services in the case of an emergency.
 

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