What's St Piran's Day all about? 5 crucial facts

Cornwall has been having a bit of a party this weekend as we celebrated St Piran’s Day (5th March). Visitors may have been a bit bemused by it all, so here’s 5 things you need to know about St Piran’s Day Celebrations - a whistle-stop tour: St Piran St Piran is purported to have been a monk living in the 5th Century, and was famous in Ireland for raising soldiers from the dead. The Irish Kings didn’t seem very impressed with all these miracles, so arranged for him to be thrown in the sea with a millstone around his neck. Luckily for the Cornish, he survived through another miracle and landed on the sands of Perranporth where you can find St Piran’s Oratory Chapel to this day. He is supp

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