Traditional Christmas meals in Ireland

Traditional Christmas meals in Ireland

Each and every culture has their own traditions at the most wonderful time of the year and this refers not only to their prandial habits. Food always plays an important role at Christmas time not only in Ireland but probably in most of the countries over the world. In Ireland there is usually turkey, cake and Christmas pudding, smoked salmon, cheese, snacks and biscuits and all kinds of chocolates. Usually every household has a Christmas turkey however some prefer goose. But before the main c... [ read more ]

Christmas fairs in at Wells House&Gardens and Roscrea Castle

Christmas fairs in at Wells House&Gardens and Roscrea Castle

With Christmas around the corner everyone around the world is slowly starting to prepare for this annual celebration. The streets and store windows soon will be decorated with lights and winter accessories, the radio channels will switch to Frank Sinatra’s and Whitney Houston’s winter albums and gradually the atmosphere builds up until its climax: Christmas Eve. In Ireland there are numberless fairs and festivals organized with tons of exciting and fun activities for the whole family. Com... [ read more ]

Irish Christmas at Doonbeg and Waterford

Irish Christmas at Doonbeg and Waterford

With Christmas around the corner everyone around the world is slowly starting to prepare for this annual celebration. The streets and store windows soon will be decorated with lights and winter accessories, the radio channels will switch to Frank Sinatra’s and Whitney Houston’s winter albums and gradually the atmosphere builds up until its climax: Christmas Eve. In Ireland there are numberless fairs and festivals organized with tons of exciting and fun activities for the whole family. Com... [ read more ]

Christmas fairs and festivals in Ireland – part two

Christmas fairs and festivals in Ireland – part two

With Christmas around the corner everyone around the world is slowly starting to prepare for this annual celebration. The streets and store windows soon will be decorated with lights and winter accessories, the radio channels will switch to Frank Sinatra’s and Whitney Houston’s winter albums and gradually the atmosphere builds up until its climax: Christmas Eve. In Ireland there are numberless fairs and festivals organized with tons of exciting and fun activities for the whole family. Com... [ read more ]

Christmas fairs and festivals in Ireland

Christmas fairs and festivals in Ireland

With Christmas around the corner everyone around the world is slowly starting to prepare for this annual celebration. The streets and store windows soon will be decorated with lights and winter accessories, the radio channels will switch to Frank Sinatra’s and Whitney Houston’s winter albums and gradually the atmosphere builds up until its climax: Christmas Eve. In Ireland there are numberless fairs and festivals organized with tons of exciting and fun activities for the whole family. Com... [ read more ]

Halloween in a traditional Irish way

Halloween in a traditional Irish way

As the Halloween celebration is coming nigh all the children get excited and prepare their costumes and bags for trick or treating and collecting sweets. In general the customs are all the same however the Irish have added a few more traditions to make it their own special holiday and give it a nice Irish flavor. On all hallows’ eve the streets of Ireland put up their festive moods and although the children are happy let’s not forget about the fact that it is the night when the dead can r... [ read more ]

Visiting Ireland in the fall – Irish folk and walking festivals

Visiting Ireland in the fall – Irish folk and walking festivals

If you are looking for tons of fun Ireland is always up for a ride. This country is full of entertaining events and festivities throughout the whole year! In the autumn season you can attend several food festivals, fairs and many other events. Don’t be sad that summer is over because the fall is bringing you lots of distractions too. No matter that the days are shorter as cultural life is not going into hibernation just yet. Come and join the Folk festival in Cork or the Walking Festival in... [ read more ]

Best Food fairs & festivals in Ireland

Best Food fairs & festivals in Ireland

This article is written to all you people out there with a sweet tooth and food lovers. Ireland is a wonderful place full of skilled people and packed with delicious food! Visit Ireland and put your taste buds to a test. There are several Irish food fairs and festivals which take place during the summer season. All of these events celebrate the best of Irish culinary variety. Start with a nice coffee made of roasted Irish coffee beans, followed by the finest and most delicious preparations a... [ read more ]

Great Gatherings all over Ireland in 2013

Great Gatherings all over Ireland in 2013

The Irish have come up with a new fun idea, the Gathering, a collection of all the festivals and events that take place in the country throughout the country. They include everything from clan reunions through open weddings (where everyone is invited) to the weirdest festivals the Irish can come up with. You can see all the great Gatherings all over Ireland in 2013 in one place so you can decide which one to visit or if you already have a planned vacation to the country, see all the gathe... [ read more ]

The best St Patrick's Day parades in Ireland

The best St Patrick’s Day parades in Ireland

Although there are lots of awesome holidays in Ireland when you can experience the tradition of having some craic, there's no better time of the year to have fun the Irish way than St Patrick's Day. The holiday dedicated to all things Irish is celebrated all around the world where there are Irish communities (and even some places where there are no Irish to speak of!), but if you want to have a genuine St Paddy's Day then you have to go directly to the source. Irish parades on St Patrick's D... [ read more ]