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# womens-christmas - Monday 6 January, 2020

Today is Nollaig na mBan - here are some ways to make the most of it
# Little Christmas
# Little Christmas

Today is Nollaig na mBan - here are some ways to make the most of it

Jan 6th 2020, 10:57 AM 30,293 Views 15 Comments

Little Christmas, Women’s Christmas, the Feast of the Epiphany…

# womens-christmas - 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 36,307 Views 21 Comments

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

# womens-christmas - Friday 6 January, 2017

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

# womens-christmas - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

Orthodox Christians dive into ice-cold waters to chase wooden crosses
# Brrrr
# Brrrr

Orthodox Christians dive into ice-cold waters to chase wooden crosses

Jan 6th 2015, 4:41 PM 10,728 Views 22 Comments

It’s to celebrate the Feast of the Epiphany, apparently.

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
# Nollaig Na Mban
# 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.

# womens-christmas - Monday 6 January, 2014

Ireland is rather confused about Women's Little Christmas
# Nollaig Na Mban
From The Daily Edge
# Nollaig Na Mban

Ireland is rather confused about Women's Little Christmas

Jan 6th 2014, 2:07 PM 12,351 Views 5 Comments

Little Christmas – yay or nay?

# womens-christmas - Friday 6 January, 2012

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

# womens-christmas - Thursday 6 January, 2011

Have yourself a merry Women's Little Christmas
# Nollaig Na Mban
From The Daily Edge
# Nollaig Na Mban

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.