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When is my 4th of July?

The 4th of July is for Americans a day of celebration as they commemorate their independence. On the menu, the lavish 4th of July parade and, most importantly, a day off from work. 314 more words

Enigma

2nd June - Holiday Rep. Ireland

Another public holiday?!

Are you kidding me?

I could find no other tradition for this, other than there is not two bank holidays for the Republic of Ireland in May. 142 more words

June

St George and the 'dragon' (from April 23rd)

It’s St George’s Day. Come on, people of England! Your Celtic compatriots are streets ahead of you in celebrating their patron saints. Sara and I are both Welsh so you’ll find us on St David’s Day wearing a seasonal daffodil, eating Welsh cakes and enjoying a knees up at a Noson Lawen or singing at an eisteddfod. 283 more words

Cut Flower Patch

Parliament to debate adding Muslim and Hindu religious festivals to recognized list, ignores patron saint of England St George

coverage here;

“The proposal has proved hugely popular in Britain’s multi-cultural communities, far more popular than proposals to mark St George’s Day, which is England’s patron’s saints day. 

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