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March 5, 2012 By Angela Boothroyd

Cornwall is a county in the South West of England, in the UK. St Piran’s Day is Cornwall’s national day and it’s celebrated on the 5th March every year. St Piran is the national saint of Cornwall. According to legend, St Piran was born in Ireland in the sixth century. The Kings of Ireland were […]

March 13, 2011 By Angela

St Patrick’s Day is on March 17th and it is the national day of Ireland. It has been an official public holiday since 1903. St Patrick’s Day is a secular celebration and an important religious festival: it’s a holy day of obligations for Roman Catholics in Ireland, as well as a religious celebration for the […]

March 1, 2011 By Angela

St David’s Day is the national day of Wales. It’s celebrated on the 1st March by Welsh people all over the world. St David (Dewi Sant in the Welsh language) is the patron saint of Wales. He lived in the sixth century and is thought to have died on 1st March 589. He was a […]