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Ireland’s bank holidays: All public holidays in 2022 listed as country set to enjoy bonus day off

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The extra day means anyone planning holidays can bag nine consecutive days off work by using just three days of annual leave Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ll know Ireland will enjoy a bonus bank holiday this year. March 18 has been declared a national day off, meaning the country will have a […]



MARDI GRAS HISTORY The Basics of Mardi Gras Mardi Gras means Fat Tuesday in French, and represents the season of Carnival celebration. Every year, Mardi Gras begins on Twelfth Night, which is January 6. Twelfth Night represents the Christian holy day of the Epiphany. The season, which represents a time of celebration before Christian Lent, lasts […]

How to Dress for Mardi Gras

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Costumes are to the Carnival season as peanut butter is to jelly — indispensable. We encourage you to consider wearing one, or at least to accessorize with a sparkly headdress and some feathers. At the very least, wear something in the Carnival colors — purple, green and gold. Not only will it get you into […]