Boxing Day, Ireland : 26th December

Boxing DayBoxing Day is a holiday celebrated on the day after Christmas Day on 26th December. It originated in the United Kingdom, and is celebrated in a number of countries that previously formed part of the British Empire.

Boxing Day is the second day of Christmastide and also Saint Stephen’s Day. It is also celebrated as Saint Stephen’s Day in Ireland and the Catalonia region of Spain. In some European countries, such as Hungary, Germany, Poland, the Netherlands, and Scandinavia, 26 December is celebrated as a Second Christmas Day.

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