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It’s January 25th and I bet you’ve taken down the crib? Far too soon! It should be there until February 2nd, Candlemas Day, ie tomorrow week. It marks(...)

The GPO crib: ‘The wise men (and the Bible never tells us how many of them there were) do not take their place until the Epiphany (January 6th). Photograph: Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

Most Christmas nativity scenes currently on view are wrong, with Mary, Joseph, baby Jesus, the shepherds, angels and three kings all appearing way bef(...)