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December 26; Boxing Day.
- ‘If they could play a tin whistle or mouth organ or turn out some kind of tune, chances are they would get a penny or two at the door of homes when they set out on their theme to buy the wren who, legend had it, died on St Stephen's Day.’
- ‘This is the 34th year of the competition, which runs over five days from St Stephen's Day to December 30 with upwards of 160 teams taking part annually.’
- ‘Between St Stephen's Day and January 4, all Premiership clubs will play four matches.’
- ‘The spectacle of the Wren Boys in full regalia on St Stephen's Day in Carlow town, reviving an age-old custom, was a welcome sight to residents young and old.’
- ‘This walk is departing from the Abbeygate Hotel Tralee on St Stephen's Day, December 26 at 11.30 am.’
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