What are some Irish holidays?

St. Patrick's day (17th March) St. Bridget's day (1st February)

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How do ireland's celebrate bank holiday?

Generally by going to watch a hurling match or other team sport being played, then going to the pubs, after that go home for dinner and watch TV / DVD's or go to the pub again

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What is cured if you kiss the Blarney Stone?

Nothing other than maybe an inability to speak since kissing it is supposed to endow you with the gift of the "gab" i.e. the ability to talk eloquently and flatter someone. Derived from Queen Elizabeth's I comment about Lord Blarney's oath to her which while saying a lot actually amounted to noth...

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Were in Ireland is Celtic park?

Celtic Park is in Derry- its a GAA stadium

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Why is a 4 leaf clover lucky?

it is a superstition, like a rabbit's foot

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Are there any German housewarming traditions?

Traditionally, one gives bread, wine, and salt to someone who has a new home. However, this tradition has nearly died out.

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What Holiday is celebrated in Ireland?

Several. Ireland is full of different religions and all of their holidays get celebrated. The biggest holidays are Christmas New Years St Patricks Day Easter

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Where are the largest St. Patrick's Day parades in the US?

Easy Answer: New York, Boston, Chicago, Philadelphia The second largest St. Patrick's Day parade is in Savannah, Georgia. Really. : )

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What do people wear at a ceilidh dance?

A Ceilidh is a Scottish party or dance. In fact Ceilidh means party. If it is a official ceilidh then the men will wear a button down shirt and a kilt. they also wear knee high socks. the girls will wear their best dresses. If you want to throw a ceilidh then you do not have to do this.

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What does May Day Eve mean?

The evening before May Day is the meaning of 'May Day Eve'. The term 'May Day' refers to the first day of the month of May. So 'May Day Eve' refers to the evening of April 30. But ancient cultures in fact saw one day as ending, and another day as beginning, with sunset. So the ancient celebration...

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Why were Irish Halloween people coming to America during the Nineteenth Century?

The cause was the Great Irish Potato Famine, a staple of the Irish diet. See related link below!

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Do men still wear kilts in Ireland?

You'd be hard pressed to find anyone outside a tourist, a New York St Patrick s day parade or a pipe band wearing one (and they wear plain saffron). The traditional Irish garment was the leine, the kilt worn now (little kilt or phillabeg/feilidh-beag) was invented by an Englishman Rawlinson whose...

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When did the tradition that women could propose to men on February 29 supposedly begin?

on february 29, in the 5th century in Ireland

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What holidays do they celebrate in Ireland?

We celebrate the usual: St. Patricks Day Christmas Halloween Easter week Valentine's Day April Fool's (1st of April) New Years

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What are kinds of green beer you can drink on St. Patrick's Day?

Any beer that you add green food coloring to.

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Are there any Irish housewarming traditions?

Yes, but I am looking for the rest of the tradition myself. I know that it involves giving a loaf of soda bread, paper bag and the change from the purchase, but I know there is a few more things in the bag. Answer I too am looking for the complete list... I know there is a poem that is to be in...

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Why do Irish people celebrate Saint Stephen's Day?

they celebrate st. stephen's day in Ireland,Northern Ireland,and some celebrate it at church..

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When was Halloween invented?

The Germans made it official in the early 1900s, but the first celebrations of it date back to about 40 AD. It was created by ancient Celtic tribes. They believed the veil between the worlds were thin and that the spirits could cross over. To prevent the spirits harming them they would build bon...

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When do you where the Irish dancing dress?

When you do an Irish dance dahhh

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Rhyming verse to include in a housewarming gift basket that includes bread wine salt and a coin to bury so you never go broke?

Here is something to remember. Never forget the love we have. Never forget the love we had. Don't move on to another clan. Don't move on without holding my hand. Remember this.

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Doesn't May Day mean Emergency?

"May day" is the first day in May. "Mayday" is a different word, and is a well-known distress signal for aircraft similar to the function of S.O.S. on a ship.

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Why do people eat turkey at Christmas?

The turkey might represent something to do with Christmas ANSWER 2: Christmas is traditionally a time when families gather together and the turkey is a big bird that can feed a large number of people at one sitting. Not everyone eats turkey at Christmas but, whatever is cooked, it will be large e...

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What are some Irish customs and traditions?

Here's just what I know from having a father and mother from Ireland and living there. The priest that presides over a wedding is invited to the reception. Mead wine is served, warm, at weddings. Usually the wedding cake is a lot like Christmas fruit cake. It almost always has fruit. If a fork fa...

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What is drowning the shamrock?

My guess would be it's a insider-phrase of getting drunk, or "wetting the pipes." The meaning of "drowning the shamrock" is from years past in Ireland. The Shamrock was worn to show unity and to show the Trinity. As the men worn their shamrock on their left breast of their chest they would cel...

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