WATCH: Here's how to make a St Brigid's Cross to celebrate Kildare's patron saint

St Brigid's Day, February 1

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St Brigid's Crosses are traditionally made on the feast day of the patron saint of Kildare. Created from rushes, the woven symbols are hung over doorways and windows to protect a house from harm.

Watch Sr Mary from Solas Bhríde in Kildare town weave a traditional St Brigid's Cross from rushes gathered on the Curragh of Kildare.