It’s Mexico’s Independence and the country’s ambassador to Ireland and his Mariachi band are on a mission to promote the ties between this country and his own, writes UNA MULLALLY day
TODAY, as much as 1,500 Mexican people who reside in Ireland, together with 112 million those who are now living in Mexico it self, will commemorate the country’s National day’s Independence.
Cinco de Mayo (literally “the fifth of May”) is normally misinterpreted to be Mexico’s Independence Day, however it is in reality a nationwide day’s pride which has caught on in america. The summertime party is recognised just regionally in Mexico, mainly within the state of Puebla, where in fact the Mexican army defeated the French on the might fifth, 1862. It really is today, September 16th, the afternoon following the priest Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla sparked a revolt up against the occupying colonial federal government of Spain, that remains the most critical nationwide vacation in Mexico. Continue reading “Ireland’s Mexican revolution”