Dublin is home to a huge St Patrick’s Day festival and boasts one of the greenest, grandest St. Paddy’s Day parades in the world.
(PRWEB UK) 8 March 2013
March welcomes one of the biggest festivities of the year – St. Patrick’s Day, celebrated world over in honor of the patron saint of Ireland with food, drink and everything green!
Dublin is home to a huge St Patrick’s Day festival and boasts one of the greenest, grandest St. Paddy’s Day parades in the world. Social accommodation website Wimdu.co.uk has unveiled a list of cool Irish properties, including an old whiskey distillery located in the centre of Dublin, where guests can celebrate in true Irish style!
This March 17th, wake up and say “top o' the mornin” in one of the friendliest cities in the world!
Dublin city centre
This refurbished old Irish whiskey distillery is located in the heart of Dublin city centre and is suitable for two guests. A truly unique property, it boasts contemporary and cool décor, with wooden flooring and large stone walls throughout that maintain the historic charm. Guests have WiFi access and free range of the stylish kitchen and living area, making for a comfortable stay. Just make sure to visit one more distillery over St. Patrick’s weekend, the Guinness Factory, of course!
Bright and stylish, this funky end of terrace house comfortably accommodates six adults. The property has three south-facing double bedrooms, an expansive kitchen and a six person dining table, making it the perfect place to entertain. Just seconds from the cafés and bars of Dublin’s most desirable urban village, Ranelagh, guests can soak up the café culture mere minutes from the bustling city centre.
Beaumont Ave, Dublin
Hoping for a more traditional St. Patrick’s Day retreat? Look no further than this cosy Irish cottage just four miles from Dublin city centre. All bedrooms are tastefully furnished and guests have full access to the spacious, airy kitchen. Guests are also treated to a wonderful continental breakfast including tea, jams and honey as well as homemade bread, before they can hop on the Rapid Transit System to central Dublin which takes just 15 minutes.
Glenbeigh, County Kerry
This quaint holiday cottage in the beautiful village of Glenbeigh boasts breath-taking views over Dingle Bay. Comfortably accommodating eight adults, the house has four bedrooms, a large living room with traditional fireplace and a separate dining room leading onto a large deck area, complete with a barbeque grill. Glenbeigh hosts its own St. Patrick’s Day festival, where the local clubs and businesses demonstrate their float building talents leading up to the village parade on March 17th.
Ballina, County Mayo
Located on the romantic forest grounds of a former stately home, this castle estate in Ballina, County Mayo is divided into lavishly decorated wooden chalets and charming apartments. A truly exquisite property and the perfect place to celebrate a more refined St. Patrick’s Day, guests can make full use of the pool, beauty spa and luxurious restaurant and bar. The River Moy, one of the best salmon rivers in Europe, has an estuary passing close by – perfect for fishing fanatics.
Charlotte.ryder(at)diffusionpr(dot)com / 0207 291 0241
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