Why not visit the Emerald Island in 2019? With the outstanding scenery, activities, culture and things to do, there’s something for everyone to explore on the amazing island of Ireland. Welcome to one of the most charming and welcoming countries in the world.
Let’s look at some of the reasons you need to visit Ireland in 2019:
St Patricks day
Where best to enjoy spending St.Patricks day than in Ireland itself. There are many towns and cities in Ireland that host parades and other festivities to celebrate the day, none bigger than in Dublin. Don’t forget to dress up!
Puck Fair, Killorglin:
One of the oldest fairs in Ireland. The fair takes place on the 10th,11th and 12th of August each year. Full of stalls and music and all sorts of street entertainment, you’ll be sure to have a good time in Killorglin. They also crown a queen and king of puck, who happens to be a goat!
Dingle food festival
Taking place in October each year, the Dingle food festival is not to be missed. Cooking demonstrations, stalls and entertainment are all here for the weekend. There is something for everyone and some locals call it the best weekend of the year in Dingle.
Halloween can be traced back to Ireland & has become a very fun tradition every year. Read our blog about it here: https://wildnhappy.ie/halloween-facts-traditions-ireland/
The Wild Atlantic Way – one of the longest coastal routes in the world
The wild west coast of Ireland features some of the most spectacular views, buzzing towns and friendly people. A driving route you will never forget!
Fancy Coasteering, kayaking, rock climbing or cycling? Ireland has got it all. There’s few better ways to enjoy Ireland than by participating in the vast range of quality outdoor activities that Ireland has to offer.
From the Cliffs of Moher ,the Giants causeway, the Ring of Kerry and everything in between, Ireland offers some of the most wonderful scenic views. You have to see the dramatic coastline and green fields of Ireland for yourself!
Ireland has some of the friendliest people in the world as many visitors from all over the world have shared. Engaging, charming and with a genuine interest in others. The Irish want all visitors to have a great experience in the land they call home and are proud to show it off.
Experience some wonderful traditional Irish music in Ireland’s streets and pubs. Sit back, relax and enjoy the sounds of the fiddle, tin-whistle and bodhran. A must do experience!
Ireland has a huge rich long history dating back many thousands of years. Discover information about Medieval times, Viking invasions, famine & modern day Ireland. There is a lot to see and do!
Breath in the refreshing air of Ireland’s countryside and nature. Nothing like it, enough said!
Check out the Irish games of Gaelic football and hurling, played all across Ireland. The finals are played in Croke park each year in September, with tickets being very hard to get, such is the popularity of the sports in Ireland.
Charming towns & cities
Ireland has many charming towns and cities that will blow you away. Some of these include Galway city, Dingle, Cobh and Westport, among others. Bright coloured buildings, seaside views and a gentle pace of life await you in many different beautiful areas on the Island. Time to go explore!