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St Stephen's Day

Thursday, 26 December 2019

St Stephen was said to be the first Christian martyr. Here in Ireland it is a day for 'hunting the wren' and it has many other traditions too. In Britain the day is known as Boxing Day.

In the classroom: Do you know why the day is called Boxing Day?

Find out a little more about St Stephen and the tradition of 'hunting the wren'.




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