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7 Exciting Ways to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day at Home

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1. Listen good music

The St Patrick's festival celebrates the legacy of Ireland's Patron Saint. Indulge yourself with church choirs, traditional Irish musicians and poets performances in breathtaking St. Patrick's Cathedral.

Click here to listen to 2020's incredible performance celebrating St Patrick's legacy!

2. Explore the home of St. Patrick

”Trace Saint Patrick's Journey, and unearth the locations that helped make him a legend.”

Here you can find more information about the locations on the St. Patrick's trail connecting Downpatrick, Armagh, and Slemish Mountain.

3. Watch in real time 2021 celebration

While people cannot gather on the streets of Ireland this year to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, Ireland brings the national celebrations to life online. The St. Patrick’s 2021 Festival theme is "Dúisigh Éire!" or "Awaken Ireland!" and will run through a globally accessible dedicated TV channel.

Acess the channel here and enjoy!

4. Find out about your heritage

Tracing your family's roots and visiting the place where it all started can be one of the most rewarding journeys you'll ever take. You can learn things about yourself and your family that you never imagined, discover relatives you didn't know existed, and find a warm welcome in a home away from home in a the land of your ancestors.

Click here to access Irish genealogy resources. There are several archives available online to help you on your search. Get ready for meet a distant family member.

5. Test your knowledge about St. Patrick

Test  your luck and try to score 100%. May the luck of the Irish be with you!

Take this quiz to find out how much you know about St. Patrick.

6. Sample Irish food

March 17th is time to celebrate Ireland’s contributions to the world. When it comes to food, the island has created some famous dishes perfect for any St Patrick’s Day feast.

Here are some tempting suggestions of traditional Irish food to indulge in. Plus, learn 12 fast facts about Irish food.

7. Plan your next trip to Ireland

With its rich culture, fascinating history, dramatic landscapes and friendly people, Ireland is certainly an inviting destination to consider. Our itineraries continue to be overwhelmingly popular, as these trips are a true circumnavigation of the Emerald Isle, taking us to the north, south, east and west, as we explore the very best that Ireland has to offer. We are here to share ideas and inspiration! 

Click here to visit our Destination Ireland webpage to explore sources of inspirational information and helpful resources from our blogging archives to get you started.

Join us on this delightful exploration of the Emerald Isle next fall! Hosted locally by Brendan Barton, our adored driver and guide, and with two departures to choose from:

Best of Ireland, Aug 31 to September 15, 2021 

Best of Ireland, September 21 to October 6, 2021 

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