Planning a visit to Dublin to experience St Patrick’s Day on your UK working holiday? As you can imagine there is alot to see and do so we’ve picked our top five recommendations for St Paddy’s Day revellers in the city of Dublin.
St Patrick’s Day Parade
It probably goes without saying that you should check out St Patrick’s Day’s eponymous parade if you are lucky enoughto be in the city on March 17th. The St Patrick’s Day Parade floods the city with an exuberant and exciting carnivalfeeling complete with puppets, street entertainment, marching bands and much more.
The Guinness Storehouse
Probably Ireland’s most famous export beer-wise, Guinness has its very own venue within the heart of the city. The Guinness Storehouse hosts its very own St Patrick’s Day festival where you can immerse yourself in live entertainmentfrom music to ceili dancers, all whilst enjoying a pint of Ireland’s finest.
If you like your sports, no St Patrick’s Day trip to Dublin would be complete without a visit to Croke Park to take insome football or hurling. You can also take a tour of the stadium, which will see you 17 storeys high, walking on theCroker’s roof! If you are vertigo-prone, you can always remain at ground level and spend some time in the GAA museum instead.
The St Patrick Walking Tour
Taking place between 16th and 20th March, this special walking tour enables you to delve deeper into the intriguinghistory of Saint Patrick himself. The St Patrick Walking Tour is led by none other than the prestigious Dublin writer andhistorian Pat Liddy, so you can rest assured that you are in good hands.
Go on a Pub Crawl
This is another one that probably goes without saying, and is something you can do in Dublin at any time of the year. ADublin pub crawl during St Patrick’s Day is really something extra special and will provide you with memories tosavour for years to come. Ireland’s capital city has over 1000 pubs for you to enjoy some of that famed craic!