St. Brigid's Day (Lá Fhéile Bríde) is celebrated on February 1st.
St. Brigid was the first abbess of Kildare and she founded a convent and a monastery in Kildare Town.
From 2023, St. Brigid's Day will be a Bank Holiday and it will take place on the Monday closest to February 1st each year, except if it falls on a Friday, in which case that Friday will be the public holiday.
St Brigid’s Cathedral, located in Kildare town, is the site most associated with St. Brigid. Read more about St. Brigid's Cathedral
The St Brigid Cross has become the symbol of St. Brigid.
Into Kildare and Solas Bhríde have organised events and activities as a tribute to their native St Brigid This included illuminating the Hill of Allen which can be viewed on the Into Kildare Facebook Page
More information on events and activities for St. Brigid's Day can be found on the intokildare.ie website or the Solas Bhride website