There’s no better time to travel to the UK than after Christmas and the Irish have a whole host of things to do during the festive season.
Here are some of our favourites.
Irish foodIrish food is always a hit in Ireland, especially if it’s made with ingredients from the country you’re visiting.
We love to indulge in a range of Irish cuisine from local and national dishes to traditional regional fare.
Try one of our recipes from this year’s Easter menus, and make sure you share this with your family and friends.
Check out our guide to Ireland’s food festivals for a list of places you can enjoy the best Irish cuisine.
Check the guide out for more of our top 10 things to try on your visit.
Irish musicIrish music can be a big hit in Dublin during the Christmas period, especially at festivals such as Glastonbury.
You can find some great local music performances at Dublin’s main concert hall, the Big O, and at festivals in Cork and Limerick.
Check our festival guide for more local music and other events to do in Dublin this festive season, as well as a guide to what to do when the weather gets hot and humid.
Irish dancingIrish dance is a big part of Irish culture, and the city’s cultural centre, the Arts Centre, has its own variety of dancing, as does the city centre.
Check for more details on how to make your own Irish dancing at the Arts Center, where you can see a range and styles of Irish dance, including the classics.
Checkout our guide for the best dance in Dublin.
Irish historyIrish history is well-documented in Ireland and you can get a lot out of checking out the history of our country.
Check Out our guide on Ireland’s cultural heritage, which is a must-see for anyone visiting Dublin during this festive period.
Irish filmsIrish films are some great options for anyone who is looking for some holiday cinema on a budget.
You’ll find great local and international films in Dublin, such as the Irish classics like The Sound of Music, and films that feature some of the most famous Irish actors and actresses.
Find out how to find and watch Irish films here.
Irish poetryIrish poetry has long been a major part of Ireland’s national identity and it’s no surprise that Irish people love poetry.
The country has a rich literary heritage, and a variety of writers have contributed to the language and literature of Ireland.
Find more about Irish poetry at the Library of Ireland, and check out our literary highlights section.
Irish footballIrish football has been a big favourite for Irish fans since the early days of the game.
The Irish national team has won the World Cup three times in a row, and this has helped make it a hugely popular sport throughout the country.
The best times to watch Irish football on TV are during the week and on weekends, when Irish rugby league games are played.
Check to see if your local team is playing on TV, and find out how much money it costs to watch the match.
Irish beerIrish beer is a staple of Irish cooking, with many pubs and restaurants serving it in Ireland.
Check which pubs and places offer Irish beer, and how much it costs.
Check what is available in Irish pubs and what is more affordable in other parts of the country, and choose from the list below.
Irish cinemaIrish cinema has long had a huge influence on Irish culture and has a huge impact on our national identity.
Check this guide to Irish cinema to find out what films you can watch in Dublin on your next visit.
Find Irish cinema on the TV guide, and get a list and times for watching Irish cinema.
Irish TV Irish TV has been the national channel for almost three decades, and it is hugely popular across the country during the day, with some of Ireland´s most popular programmes airing on Irish TV.
Check if your TV provider offers Irish TV, as these channels are available on almost all television sets.
Find the channels that you can find on the guide and find the best time to watch on TV in Ireland this festive time.
Check here for more Irish TV and Irish film, as there is no shortage of Irish TV on offer in Dublin and the country is definitely a popular destination for Irish people during the year.
Irish artIrish art is a fascinating topic for any visitor to Ireland, but it is also one of the more difficult to find places to see.
Art lovers can enjoy great local artworks at galleries, museums and the like, as Ireland is home to some of Europe´s finest collections of fine art.
You might even find some fantastic local art from Ireland that you’re missing out on at home.
Find local art in Dublin to find the perfect gift for your next Irish holiday.
Irish travelIrish travel can be an expensive affair, but we’ve found that you’ll find some really great deals on flights and hotels in Dublin or abroad.
Find our travel guide for tips on how you can save money on the road in Ireland during this time of year.
Irish holiday packagesIrish travel packages are often the best value you