St. Patrick’s Day 1903

Written and read by Paddy Neary Bank holidays or public holidays as they became more commonly known were first introduced in 1871 by Westminster but St Patricks day was not observed as a bank holiday until 1903 when James O Mara an Irish politician successfully introduced a Bill that made it an official public holiday. […]

St Patrick’s Day 1903 in Kilkenny

Saint Patrick’s Day 1903 in Kilkenny Patrick Neary Bank holidays or public holidays as they became more commonly known were first introduced in 1871 by Westminster but St Patricks Day was not observed as a bank holiday until 1903 when James O’Mara an Irish politician successfully introduced a Bill that made it an official public […]