Holiday Truths

 

How to say “Happy Christmas” in Irish

Nollaig Shona Duit!

St. Stephen's Day

Irish folks celebrate St. Stephen's Day with young men in extravagant clothes, and sometimes masks, parading through the streets in the Wren Boys' Procession. This procession is based on soliciting money for the supposed wren in the bush on top of the pole that they carry around.

 

 

Sources:

http://www.irishclans.com/articles/irish_christmas.html

http://www.christmas.com/worldview/ie

 

Copyright 2003 Mary E. Bishop