The Feast Day of St Brigid | Imbolc | The traditional first day of Spring in Ireland

St Brigid of Kildare or Brigid of Ireland (c. 451-525) is one of Ireland’s patron saints along with Saints Patrick and Colm Cille. Her feast day is 1 February or Imbolc, the traditional first day of spring in Ireland. She is believed to have been an Irish Christian nun, abbess, and founder of several convents. … Continue reading The Feast Day of St Brigid | Imbolc | The traditional first day of Spring in Ireland