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St. Stephen's Day

St. Stephen's Day honors the life of St. Stephen, believed to be one of the first Christian martyrs. Upcoming Dates & Where They Are Celebrated St. Stephen's Day is celebrated on the 26th of December, the day after Christmas. If the holiday falls on a Sunday, the observation is moved to the following day, on the 27th. Here is a …

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May Day

May Day is a public holiday in Ireland that celebrates workers' rights as well as a Celtic festival. It's a public holiday, held on the first Monday of May. Upcoming Dates & Where They Are Celebrated May Day is celebrated on the first Monday of every May, so the date changes every year. Here are the upcoming dates: Monday, May …

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St. Patrick's Day

St. Patrick's Day celebrates the man who brought Christianity to Ireland. It is common to see celebrations of Irish culture during this day. It's one of the most important celebrations in Ireland. Upcoming Dates & Where They Are Celebrated St. Patrick's Day lands on March 17. When the 17th falls on a weekend, the public holiday will be given the …

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June Bank Holiday

June Bank Holiday is observed on the first Monday of June. It is a celebration of culture in Ireland. It is a public holiday, so many people have the day off work. They choose to indulge in cultural events, travel, or spend time with their families. Upcoming Dates & Where They Are Celebrated This bank holiday is on the first …

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Easter

Easter marks the resurrection of Jesus Christ, according to the Christian religion. It is common that Christian families will celebrate this day in church. It is also a part of the spring festival that welcomes new life after the period of stagnation (which is Winter). Upcoming Dates & Where They Are Celebrated Easter is aligned with the March equinox, therefore …

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October Bank Holiday

Since it falls close to Halloween, the October Bank Holiday may be filled with Halloween-themed celebrations. It marks a time of cultural celebration as well. It also lands on the week-long break from school that is given to most students in October. Upcoming Dates & Where They Are Celebrated The October Bank Holiday is on the last Monday of October. …

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New Year's Day

New Year's Day is the first day in the Gregorian calendar. Many people choose to celebrate this day with members of their family, preferring a quiet day in after the previous nights' celebrations. Upcoming Dates & Where They Are Celebrated New Year's Day falls on January 1st each year. The day before is New Years Eve, in which there are …

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Christmas

Christmas is a national holiday that celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ. It is a time for families to spend together, indulging in gift-giving and feasts. It is an important holiday in Ireland. Upcoming Dates & Where They Are Celebrated Although Christmas is on December 25, the holiday can be adjusted. When the date falls on a Sunday, the observed …

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August Bank Holiday

The August Bank Holiday is a cultural celebration in Ireland. It's a public holiday, giving workers' an extra day off work in August. It's celebrated on the first Monday of every August. Upcoming Dates & Where They Are Celebrated The August Bank Holiday lands on the first Monday of August. Here are the upcoming dates: Monday, August 7, 2017 Monday, …

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