This weekend, events are taking place all around the country to celebrate St Patrick’s Day. Here’s our top ten.
Follow The Cork Food Map
This St. Patricks’ Weekend, some of Cork’s best-loved restaurants will have St Patrick’s Day-inspired dishes on their menus featuring the best of Irish food and local producers. So if you fancy a pearl barley and lamb casserole with champ to fight off the cold days of March, visit Nash19 or if boxty bread and corned beef and cabbage takes your fancy, call to Filter. See the festival food map below featuring all of the restaurants taking part and click on the link to the restaurant website to see what special recipe they will be featuring this St. Patrick’s Weekend.
Take A Treasure Hunt
Visit Dublin’s beautiful, historical locations as you solve clues to unlock the city in this thrilling urban, participatory event. Tap into your adventurous spirit, as you work in teams to solve a series of questions and discover Dublin city in this unique way! The hunt takes place on Saturday 14th and takes about 1hour 45minutes to complete. A special, shorter mini hunt is available for kids! Enjoy the atmosphere at HQ with music, theatrics and prizes for best costumes (the theme is explorers!).
Taste Some Irish Beer & Whiskey
The Irish Beer and Whiskey Festival is Dublin’s premier event offering visitors the best of Irish craft beer, live music, artisan food, brewer talks, masterclasses and so much more! Come and celebrate St Patrick’s Week 2015 with over 15,000 friends at the Irish Beer and Whiskey Festival in the RDS, Dublin 3. Enjoy Ireland’s favourite craft beer, artisan food and local music
Watch Dublin Go Green
Join crowds in Dublin’s city centre tonight at 6pm as the city’s most iconic buildings turn green. Click here for a list of buildings that will be taking part.
Get Your Trad Fix In Kilkenny
The Waterworks Children’s workshops will combine children’s theatre, participatory drama workshops and an arts and crafts session bringing our Waterways to life in a relaxed, fun environment. Children can enjoy one of two theatre shows outlined below, followed by storytelling, mask-making and a mix of activities based around water, such as body percussion, mime, improvisation, singing and much more. Come along and explore the magic of water! Suitable for 4-11 year olds, click here for details.
Take In A Movie In Dingle
Now in it’s 9th year, if you are into film, then you should be down in Dingle this weekend. Well renowned as one of the best film festivals in Europe, expect to hobnob with fancy Irish film stars while drinking some of the best Guinness in the country.