| Mother's Day being one of the most special days for a mother and her child continues to be celebrated on two different days in different parts of the world. In Ireland initially this day was celebrated in the 4 th Sunday in the month of May which is also known as the 4 th Sunday of the Christian month of Lent. In Ireland it is celebrated as the Mothering Sunday.
The practice of mother's day in Ireland commonly observed on the auspicious day of mothering Sunday is similar to the UK celebration date but technically different from USA celebration date. Originally in accordance with the mother's day celebrations in UK it falls on the 4 th Sunday in the month of Lent presently termed as the months of March or April.
This celebration is believed to have originated since the 16 th century Christian observation of the followers visiting their mother church and this also rendered the scope for most mothers to unite with their siblings annually on this occasion. According to most the young apprentices and kids from poor families went to the urban countryside to work for the rich families and this also included the young women serving the rich were allowed to visit their families and mothers as well.