Ireland Fun Facts Quiz Five

What is the Irish celebration that relates to Fat Tuesday in New Orleans??????

Shrove Tuesday, which occurs just before Lent, is a night when pancakes are widely consumed in Ireland. It’s believed to be related to the practice of eating heavy foods before the Lenten fast in New Orleans.

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