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This year
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Quiz: How much do you know about St Brigid?
The first St Brigid’s Day bank holiday was held today.
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Poll: Will you celebrate St Brigid's Day today?
Let us know.
Opinion: Will it take a miracle for State to do right thing on Mother and Baby redress scheme?
The proposed redress scheme – which is expected to pass in the Dáil today – is deeply flawed, James Smith writes.
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Brigid, Bridget and Bríd: how popular is the saint's name in modern Ireland?
Ahead of the first St Brigid’s Day bank holiday, the CSO has revealed how the name’s popularity has waned in recent years.
Opinion: Make no mistake - history shows us that Brigit was a boss
Dr Niamh Wycherley says Brigit (St Brigid) would have been a thick-skinned and defiant woman living in a misogynistic and restrictive society.
Last year
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New public holiday could cost Exchequer between €220m and €300m, says Varadkar
The first St. Brigid’s day public holiday will be Monday 6th February 2023.
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Landmarks illuminated across the country to mark St Brigid’s Day 2022
The event kicked off this evening, when people gathered to mark the launch at Trinity College.
All time
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How Well Do You Know St. Brigid?
Is your knowledge pagan or Christian?
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Last night's Derry Girls managed to sneak in a little reference to St Brigid's Day
Did you spot it?
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9 memories Irish people have of St Brigid's Day in primary school
It’s a magical time.
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Here's how to make a St Brigid's Cross
Take a trip down memory lane to your primary school days.