Christmas in Ireland


Discover Christmas in Ireland



Christmas ice bath

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At Christmas, the Irish have an astonishing tradition, to say the least! Many people gather on the Irish beaches...

Celebrating Christmas in Ireland

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Christmas in Ireland is always a big event for the Irish. They take the opportunity to celebrate Christmas with...

Plum Pudding

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Plum Pudding is a typical Anglo-Saxon dish served in Ireland and England for Christmas and special occasions.

Christmas Turkey

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Christmas soon? Then it's time to prepare Christmas Turkey, a stuffed turkey prepared especially for Christmas Eve in Ireland....

The Mince Pies

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Served at Christmas in Ireland, Mince Pies are small tarts made with a sweet filling of apples, oranges, dried...

Women’s Little Christmas

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The festive season lasts several weeks in Ireland, and always ends with Women's Little Christmas, a day that is...

St Stephen’s Day

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St Stephen's Day is an opportunity for Irish people to spend an extra day with their families. Traditionally, they...

The Irish Christmas Cake

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The Irish Christmas Cake is a traditional Irish cake, preferably eaten at Christmas time. It is one of those...

The tradition of the 12 Irish Christmas Pubs

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In Ireland, Christmas is a very important holiday for the whole family! Even for students, who have created their...

Fairytale of New York by the Pogues

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Discover the most famous Christmas song in Ireland! An outrageous and vulgar song that has become a Christmas classic!

Holly: an Irish Christmas tradition

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Did you know that the Christmas holly wreath comes from an Irish tradition? The holly brings good luck to...


What to expect?

Christmas is always a highly anticipated event in Ireland. The streets are adorned with their most beautiful decorations, and are filled with people: everyone has come to admire the most beautiful markets in the region, while tasting Irish specialties. Fir trees, decoration, gifts, Irish music… Ireland is then won over by the magic of Christmas… and so are you!

Spend Christmas in Ireland

Let yourself be overwhelmed by the enchantment of an Irish Christmas!

In Ireland, Christmas is a holiday where tradition is omnipresent! It is the occasion for everyone to get together as a family, to exchange gifts while enjoying festive dishes.

But Ireland also has its own traditions: ice bathing, horse racing, Christmas markets, little christmas… and so on. Fun and surprising moments, which will make your holidays unforgettable!

Whether you spend Christmas in the big Irish cities like Dublin or Galway, or whether you go to spend it in more remote corners, a Christmas in Ireland offers a unique experience! A once-in-a-lifetime experience!