Brigid’s cross or Brigit’s cross (Irish: Cros Bhríde, Crosóg Bhríde or Bogha Bhríde) is a small variant of the cross often woven from straw or rushes. It appears in many different shapes, but the most popular designs feature a woven diamond or lozenge in the centre. The cross is named for the Christian saint Brigid of Kildare or the Pagan goddess Brigid.
Each year pupils make the cross that later on is blessed by local priest and then sent home.
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