St Patrick's Day Weekend Breaks, Short Breaks and Holidays in Ireland

St Patrick's Day is celebrated in more countries around the world than any other so where better to celebrate it on the 17th March than in Ireland itself, on a cottage short break or self catering holiday?

St Patrick's Day Cottage Breaks in Ireland

Saint Patrick is the patron saint and national apostle of Ireland and is credited with bringing Christianity to Ireland. St Patrick's Day was made an official feast day in the 17th Century but over time it has become associated with everything Irish, celebrating the Irish culture and you can expect there to be lots of shamrocks and green & gold everywhere you look! Most importantly, to those who celebrate its intended meaning, St. Patrick's Day is a traditional day for spiritual renewal and offering prayers for missionaries worldwide.

St Patrick's is an exciting time to visit Ireland with lots to see and do including festivals, parades and parties. Of course if you want to head to the biggest party of all head for the Dublin St Patrick's Festival a 4 day extravaganza that is enjoyed by over a million people each year. In 2012 the Festival runs between the 14th-18th March and you can find out more on the Festival website.

If you are looking for some inspiration for your St Patrick's Day break check out the some of the self catering accommodation below - including cottages and apartments- which you can view, check availability and book online.

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The Loft in Navan, County Meath, Ireland-East

The Loft, Navan

St Patrick's Day breaks in County MeathIreland-East

The Loft self catering accommodation in Navan, County Meath sleeps 6. This 3 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays and features include: Open Fire/woodburner . It also has Internet access. Prices at The Loft start from £323 for a short break but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about The Loft


Sleeps 6 Internet WIFI available Open fire or wood burner Games room

Belturbet in Lough Erne, County Cavan, Ireland-East

Belturbet, Lough Erne

St Patrick's Day breaks in County CavanIreland-East

Belturbet self catering accommodation in Lough Erne, County Cavan sleeps 8. This 4 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . It also has Internet access. Activities close by include golf fishing . Belturbet does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Belturbet start from £269 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Belturbet


Sleeps 8 Pet friendly Fishing close by Golf close by Internet WIFI available

Cashel in Connemara, County Galway, Ireland-West

Cashel, Connemara

St Patrick's Day breaks in County GalwayIreland-West

Cashel self catering accommodation in Connemara, County Galway sleeps 9. This 5 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . It also has Internet access. Cashel is close to the beach. Activities close by include fishing . Cashel does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Cashel start from £313 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Cashel


Sleeps 8 Close to the Beach Pet friendly Fishing close by Internet WIFI available

KilMacrenan in Letterkenny, County Donegal, Ireland-North

KilMacrenan, Letterkenny

St Patrick's Day breaks in County DonegalIreland-North

KilMacrenan self catering accommodation in Letterkenny, County Donegal sleeps 5. This 3 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . Activities close by include golf fishing . KilMacrenan does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at KilMacrenan start from £180 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about KilMacrenan


Sleeps 4 Pet friendly Fishing close by Golf close by

Clifden in Connemara, County Galway, Ireland-West

Clifden, Connemara

St Patrick's Day breaks in County GalwayIreland-West

Clifden self catering accommodation in Connemara, County Galway sleeps 16. This 8 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays . It also has Internet access. Clifden is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf . Clifden does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Clifden start from £1000 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Clifden


Sleeps 10 or more Close to the Beach Pet friendly Golf close by Internet WIFI available

Macroom in The Lee Valley, County Cork, Ireland-South

Macroom, The Lee Valley

St Patrick's Day breaks in County CorkIreland-South

Macroom self catering accommodation in The Lee Valley, County Cork sleeps 5. This 2 bedroom Apartment is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . It also has Internet access. Activities close by include golf . Prices at Macroom start from £203 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Macroom


Sleeps 4 Golf close by Internet WIFI available

Kilmuckridge in East Coast, County Wexford, Ireland-South

Kilmuckridge, East Coast

St Patrick's Day breaks in County WexfordIreland-South

Kilmuckridge self catering accommodation in East Coast, County Wexford sleeps 8. This 4 bedroom Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays . Kilmuckridge is close to the beach. Activities close by include fishing . Prices at Kilmuckridge start from £269 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Kilmuckridge


Sleeps 8 Close to the Beach Fishing close by

Louisburgh in Atlantic Coast, County Mayo, Ireland-West

Louisburgh, Atlantic Coast

St Patrick's Day breaks in County MayoIreland-West

Louisburgh self catering accommodation in Atlantic Coast, County Mayo sleeps 5. This 2 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . Louisburgh is close to the beach. Louisburgh does allow pet dogs although this may be limited, so please check direct prior to booking. Prices at Louisburgh start from £169 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Louisburgh


Sleeps 4 Close to the Beach Pet friendly

Burtonport in The Rosses, County Donegal, Ireland-North

Burtonport, The Rosses

St Patrick's Day breaks in County DonegalIreland-North

Burtonport self catering accommodation in The Rosses, County Donegal sleeps 8. This 4 bedroom luxury Cottage is a perfect base for your holidays . It also has Internet access. Burtonport is close to the beach. Activities close by include golf fishing . Prices at Burtonport start from £313 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Burtonport


Sleeps 8 Close to the Beach Fishing close by Golf close by Internet WIFI available Luxury self catering

Carna in Connemara, County Galway, Ireland-West

Carna, Connemara

St Patrick's Day breaks in County GalwayIreland-West

Carna self catering accommodation in Connemara, County Galway sleeps 4. This 3 bedroom Cottage is ideal as a holiday base or for a fun short break . Carna is close to the beach. Prices at Carna start from £218 for a weeks stay but this will depend upon length of stay and time of year. ... more about Carna


Sleeps 4 Close to the Beach Ideal for a romantic break

 

 

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