February 1. Why does that strike us as important?
Ah, but of course. The annual cross-making, spring-breaking feast that is St. Brigid's Day.
But what's it all about? Allow the boffins of Twitter to explain:
We would have done anything for a tiny Kit Kat back in primary school tbf...
Your manual, Brigid's cross-weaving labour was paid for in tiny Kit Kats.
— Maria Keenan (@_mariakeenan) February 1, 2017
YEAAAAH! Wait, why?
It's finally Brigid's day! ❄️????????
Onwards and upwards from here
— e.f (@fruitbodies) February 1, 2017
Well, we can definitely get on board with this...
— Susan Boyle (@miss_susanboyle) February 1, 2017
St. Patrick is turning in his grave...
Did anyone else leave a bowl of flour out on St Brigid's Day so she'd write the initial of you were going to marry in it?
— Fionnuala (@FionnualaJay) February 1, 2017
Imbolc? What's that?
*Quick Google search* Ahhh.... it's another name for Brigid's day and marks the beginning of spring...
Happy St Brigid's Day. The first day of Irish Springtime. pic.twitter.com/izy7OrskFU
— Dermot Devlin (@castleDD) February 1, 2017
And with that, thousands of firefighters have now been made redundant...
That's what we thought too...
Happy St Brigid's Day! We have a St Brigid's cross on our front door and it makes me feel slightly like we're in the Blair Witch Project. pic.twitter.com/9bmU7tRPGZ
— Robin Stevens (@redbreastedbird) February 1, 2017
They sure are pretty though. Happy St. Brigid's Day!
St Brigid's Day-the start of the Celtic Spring! Happy FeastDay! pic.twitter.com/zuGGxw7kRa
— Raymond Lennon (@RaymondLennon1) February 1, 2017