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Celebrating Irelands "Womens Christmas"/ "Oiche Nollaig na mBan " January 6th 2017

Nollaig na mBan Womens Christmas

Celebrating Irelands "Womens Christmas"/ "Oiche Nollaig na mBan " January 6th 2017

What better way to start the New Year and my new Blog than with a custom dedicated to celebrating women. "Oiche Nollaig na mBan" which translates from Irish/gaelic as "Womens Christmas" is a centuries old custom celebrated in Ireland every year on the 6th of January, or Little Christmas. This marks the last of the twelve days of Christmas which most women will have spent working hard to prepare for and host a wonderful holiday for all the family. Finally on the 12th day, the women can rest and have a relaxed get-together with all of the females in the area, neighbours, friends...

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