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# nollaig-na-mban - Wednesday 6 January, 2021

Poll: Are you going to leave your Christmas lights up for longer than usual?
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# Nollaig Na Mban

Poll: Are you going to leave your Christmas lights up for longer than usual?

Jan 6th 2021, 10:34 AM 34,284 Views 33 Comments

Covid-19 cases are surging, the weather is freezing – will you leave the fairy lights up to help cheer people up?

# nollaig-na-mban - Saturday 6 January, 2018

Today is Nollaig na mBan, so what's it all about?
# Women's Christmas
# Women's Christmas

Today is Nollaig na mBan, so what's it all about?

Jan 6th 2018, 6:30 AM 36,304 Views 21 Comments

Events are taking place to celebrate the contribution of women to society.

# nollaig-na-mban - Friday 6 January, 2017

8 lovely little ways to celebrate women in honour of Nollaig na mBan
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From The Daily Edge
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8 lovely little ways to celebrate women in honour of Nollaig na mBan

Jan 6th 2017, 9:30 PM 6,366 Views 5 Comments

Okay ladies, now let’s get in formation.

Nollaig na mBan 2017: 'Do we trust Irish women to make the best decisions for themselves in pregnancy?'
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# Column

Nollaig na mBan 2017: 'Do we trust Irish women to make the best decisions for themselves in pregnancy?'

Jan 6th 2017, 7:30 PM 186 Views 139 Comments

On Nollaig na mBan, a day when traditionally women celebrate their Christmas, 12 women are travelling abroad for healthcare that is unavailable to them here, writes Orla O’Connor.

Poll: Do you celebrate Nollaig na mBan?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you celebrate Nollaig na mBan?

Jan 6th 2017, 9:21 AM 26,257 Views 69 Comments

The day has been traditionally associated with celebrating the contribution of Irish women to society.

Today is Nollaig na mBan - what's that all about?
# Women's Christmas
# Women's Christmas

Today is Nollaig na mBan - what's that all about?

Jan 6th 2017, 6:20 AM 42,040 Views 25 Comments

Besides taking down the decorations.

# nollaig-na-mban - Thursday 5 January, 2017

'We need to tell more than just half the story': Cities to be lit up with images of forgotten Irish women
# Iconic Figures
# Iconic Figures

'We need to tell more than just half the story': Cities to be lit up with images of forgotten Irish women

Jan 5th 2017, 4:59 PM 16,509 Views 13 Comments

“In the dark month of January, we chose the theme of light,” the festival’s founder said.

# nollaig-na-mban - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

It's Women's Christmas, so what's it all about?
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# Nollaig Na Mban

It's Women's Christmas, so what's it all about?

Jan 6th 2016, 5:50 PM 30,424 Views 34 Comments

Times have changed, but the tradition lives on.

8 easy ways to celebrate the wonderful Irish women in your life today
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From The Daily Edge
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8 easy ways to celebrate the wonderful Irish women in your life today

Jan 6th 2016, 1:19 PM 9,420 Views 2 Comments

Happy Little Christmas everyone!

# nollaig-na-mban - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

6 little Nollaig na mBan miracles
# God Bless Us Everyone
From The Daily Edge
# God Bless Us Everyone

6 little Nollaig na mBan miracles

Jan 6th 2015, 6:08 PM 24,630 Views 18 Comments

Quality Street behind the couch!

Open Thread: Are you celebrating Nollaig na mBan*?
# Little Christmas
# Little Christmas

Open Thread: Are you celebrating Nollaig na mBan*?

Jan 6th 2015, 2:52 PM 12,842 Views 35 Comments

*Or Women’s Christmas. Or Little Christmas. Or Women’s Little Christmas.

Opinon: This Nollaig na mBan, let's recognise that women shoulder the majority of care work
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# Nollaig Na Mban

Opinon: This Nollaig na mBan, let's recognise that women shoulder the majority of care work

Jan 6th 2015, 8:00 AM 89 Views 29 Comments

Historically, societies assumed that women did the caring and men were breadwinners. While things are changing, the responsibility for work within the home still falls predominantly to women.

# nollaig-na-mban - Monday 6 January, 2014

Ireland is rather confused about Women's Little Christmas
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From The Daily Edge
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Ireland is rather confused about Women's Little Christmas

Jan 6th 2014, 2:07 PM 12,350 Views 5 Comments

Little Christmas – yay or nay?

# nollaig-na-mban - Friday 6 January, 2012

Open thread: are you celebrating Women's Christmas?
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# Nollaig Na Mban

Open thread: are you celebrating Women's Christmas?

Jan 6th 2012, 11:00 AM 6,016 Views 62 Comments

Little Christmas is known as Nollaig na mBan in many parts of Ireland as traditionally exhausted women relaxed with a cuppa as the men took over housekeeping duties – for one day only.

# nollaig-na-mban - Thursday 6 January, 2011

Have yourself a merry Women's Little Christmas
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From The Daily Edge
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Have yourself a merry Women's Little Christmas

Jan 6th 2011, 6:23 PM 7,740 Views 3 Comments

Ten things you might not have known about today’s celebration of Nollaig na mBan… nor might you want to.