How is Christmas in Ireland Celebrated?

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Irish Traditions for Christmas

#1 Go for a Christmas Day Swim #2 Join a Midnight Mass #3 Get a Taste of Ireland’s #1 Holiday Drink: Hot Whisky #4 Decorate Christmas Trees in Ireland

When Does The Christmas Season Start In Ireland?

People in Ireland celebrate the Christmas holidays with their families on December 25th, extending until New Year’s Day.

It is the day that Irish women rested after working hard during Christmas time. Women's Christmas also marks the end of the holidays.

What is Women’s Christmas in Ireland?

Typical Christmas food you should try is roast turkey with cranberry sauce, roast duck, and boiled ham with root veggies. As for the drinks, a morning Irish coffee is the number 1 pick.

What Do the Irish People Eat at Christmas?

The 5 Best Christmas Markets in Ireland 

#1 Wicklow Christmas Market

#2 The Belfast Christmas Markets

#3 Cork Christmas Market

#4 Waterford Christmas Market

#5 Kilkenny Christmas Markets

Plan Your Christmas in Ireland Trip

Find your favorite places and gear up for the cold weather!