Page of notes from a parish website about Ireland's other patron saint - St Brigid. Not a lot is known about her life - she was a nun, lived around 450-523, feast day celebrated on February 1st. The St Brigid's cross is also associated with the saint.
Short description of the traditions associated with this midsummer festival celebrated mostly in Co Mayo on June 23rd. The lighting of bonfires is a major part of the festival which celebrates the saint's birthday on June 24th.
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