Best time to visit Ireland

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Watching Puffins

April–early August • nature

Set off for your birdwatching journey across Ireland to spot puffins on the coast

Lambing Season

February–April  • nature

Head to Ireland for the cutest experience of seeing woolly sheep babies


February–September  • event

Check out traditional Gaelic ball-sport at the football pitch but with a hockey stick in hands

Hiking the Burren

April–October • activity

Enjoy a scenic stroll along the Burren's most spectacular places and take on Ireland's hiking challenge

Gaelic Football

February–September • activity

Play football in Gaelic way—try the same game but with far different system of rules

Connemara at Best

March–May | September–November • nature

Spend your spring & autumn days close to ​nature at Connemara's spectacular landscapes

Risso's Dolphins

March–May • nature

Get off the shore to observe one of the largest deep-water dolphins in the world


Loughcrew Equinox

March 20–March 21 | September 21–September 22 • event

The ancient tombs of Loughcrew are aligned perfectly with equinox sunrise​ and have been a sacred place for Gaelic culture, especially during this occasion

St. Patrick's Day

March 16–19, 2018 • event

Get a taste of Ireland at one of the world's greatest national holidays

Laytown Beach Races

September 06, 2018 • event

Check out the only officially approved beach horse race in Europe!

Vee Pass Rhododendrons

mid-May–mid-June • nature

The Vee is famous all over Ireland for its panoramic views, particularly thanks to blooming rhododendrons


July • activity

Another sweet reason to visit Ireland are loganberries at the end of summer

Sea Kayaking

June–August • activity

If you long for a relax​ed and sightful sea kayaking experience without rapid current and swells, enjoy it during summertime!

Surfing the Perfect Wave

September–October • activity

Unwrap your sense of adventure in Ireland's surfing destinations

Irish Bog Snorkelling Championship

September 09, 2017 • event

Dive into childhood with the muddiest race on Earth

Ballinasloe Horse Fair

September 30–October 07, 2018 • event

This is one of the largest and oldest horse festivals in Europe

Time for Colcannon

September–March  • food

Prepare your appetite for Ireland's tastiest traditional dish!

Sea Pinks Blooming Season

May–September • nature

Visit the Dingle Peninsula when Sea Pinks flower and it might become your most colourful Ireland's experience

Fuchsia Flower

late May–early August • nature

Tiny red and purple flowers that cover the island's valleys throughout summer months

Common Dolphin

August–December • nature

Enjoy adorable, playfull dolphins on your sea journey

Primrose Blooming Season

February–March • nature

Meet the begining of spring with hundreds of tiny primroses


August–September • food

Get a taste of Ireland's most favourite blackberries and seasonal desserts with them