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Midlands Woman Starts Petition To Make St. Brigid's Day A Bank Holiday

The government is expected to announce an extra public holiday next week. 

A Laois woman is campaigning to have St. Brigid's Day chosen as a bank holiday. 

Laura Murphy has set up an online petition as she wants February 1st to be chosen. 

The Government is expected to announce an extra public holiday next week. 

She believes it could be used to promote cultural activities and diaspora connection: 

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