A Tour of St. Patrick's Day in Ireland
Ah, the “Luck of the Irish”! St. Patrick's Day is a special holiday celebrated all around the world. In Ireland, however, it is one of the most spectacular events of the year. Here's a quick guide to get you started on planning your visit to Ireland during this magical time of year!
One of the best ways to enjoy St. Patrick's Day in Ireland is by taking part in traditional celebrations. From parades and performances to street parties and music festivals, there are loads of fun activities to take part in throughout the country. The Dublin parade is always a highlight, with colourful floats and costumes making their way through the city centre. Whatever corner of Ireland you find yourself in on Paddy’s Day, chances are you'll see some amazing sights and hear fantastic music!
If you're looking for a more educational experience during your visit to Ireland on St. Patrick’s Day, there are plenty of interesting things for you to explore too. Take a tour around some ancient churches dedicated to St. Patrick or spend an afternoon exploring sites associated with Irish mythology like Newgrange or Skellig Michael Island which were featured in Star Wars: The Last Jedi - who knew?
Of course, no trip around Ireland on Saint Paddy’s day would be complete without enjoying some delicious local food and drink! Start your day off with an Irish fry-up made up of eggs, bacon, sausage and black & white pudding served with some delicious soda bread - yum! As night falls enjoy some live music while sipping away at traditionally brewed alcohol such as Guinness or try something new like craft beers from microbreweries all over the island - cheers!
Whether it's joining in on parade preparations or trying out local delicacies that you won't find anywhere else - only in Ireland can you truly experience St Patricks day in all its glory! So make sure you book yourself a ticket soon for one unforgettable trip!