April to June
25th April - St Maughold, patron saint of the Isle of Man
St. Patrick ordered him to abandon himself to God on the sea in a coracle padlocked onto a chain, the key being thrown into the River Boyne.
23rd April - St George's Day
He killed the dragon and saved the princess.
15th April - St Ruadhán's Day
Fair was the gem, Ruadhán, lamp of Lorrha.
1st April - April Fools' Day
oh! what fun! poisson d’Avril (France) or pesce d’Aprile (Italy) - April Fishing...
Spy Wednesday, Sheer Thursday, Sorrowful Friday, Clipping the Church and other traditions.
Egg Hunts, Egg Rolling and the Easter Bunny is banished for doing what Bunny's do best..... click here to read Anne's insights on this important festival
In Finland it is popular for children to dress up as Easter witches.