Nollaig na mBan Shona Daoibh!

On this day it is the tradition in Ireland for the women to get together and enjoy their own Christmas, while the men folk stay at home and handle all the chores. It is also common for children to help their mothers and grandmothers with household chores and extra help. The Nollaig na mBan tradition […]

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Nollaig na mBan/Women’s (Little) Christmas

Nollaig na mBan, sometimes referred to as Women’s (Little) Christmas, it is so-called because of the tradition, which is still very strong in Cork and Kerry, of Irish men taking on all the household duties for the day and giving their spouses a day off on 6 January. Most women hold parties or go out […]

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