Are you looking for somewhere special to see in the new year? Across Ireland, venues are making plans for the biggest night of the year, and we have the pleasure of sharing our top five recommendations with you.
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For many of us Dublin creates images of a city steeped in history and culture, which of course is true. However, there is another side to this vibrant capital city that is so worth experiencing.
St Patrick’s Day - that time of year when millions of people across the world don their green hats and shamrock trappings and take to the streets to celebrate the patron saint of Ireland and their Irish ancestry (along with the countless others who are just along for the ride).
Belfast, a town steeped in history and culture, lies on the banks of the Lagan River. Cave Hill, the great basaltic mountain overlooking the city, resembles the profile of a sleeping giant. Some say it inspired Jonathon Swift when he was writing 'Gulliver's Travels'.
When you visit Ireland you’ll inevitably try the local cuisine, some uniquely Irish dishes and high quality fresh produce that’s available across the country in restaurants, artisan food shops and country markets. Ireland really has a lot to offer for food lovers with some of the best farmhouse cheeses and freshest seafood imaginable. As well as the great food Ireland has to offer – it also has a variety of drinks that must be tried to experience the true taste of Ireland. There are many to sample but here are five that I know you’ll love…