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Tuesday 5 December 2023 Dublin: 4°C

# women's christmas

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Today is Nollaig na mBan - here are some ways to make the most of it
Little Christmas, Women’s Christmas, the Feast of the Epiphany…
Today is Nollaig na mBan, so what's it all about?
Events are taking place to celebrate the contribution of women to society.
Nollaig na mBan 2017: 'Do we trust Irish women to make the best decisions for themselves in pregnancy?'
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?
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?
Besides taking down the decorations.
Orthodox Christians dive into ice-cold waters to chase wooden crosses
It’s to celebrate the Feast of the Epiphany, apparently.
Open Thread: Are you celebrating Nollaig na mBan*?
*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
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.
Ireland is rather confused about Women's Little Christmas
Little Christmas – yay or nay?
Open thread: are you celebrating Women's Christmas?
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.
Have yourself a merry Women's Little Christmas
Ten things you might not have known about today’s celebration of Nollaig na mBan… nor might you want to.