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Christmas Day

Christmas Day in Ireland celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ. This holiday befalls on the 25th of December each year.

Celebration\ Observance

Most people in Ireland put up a Christmas tree, go to church, eat a fancy meal, and open presents. Others spend time quietly with their family and friends. Most buildings are closed other than railway stations and airports.

History

Christmas Day began on the 25th of December 1 BC when Jesus Christ was born. It became an official holiday in 350 AD.