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Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day is more affordable than you would think. On the Globus tour, Introduction to Ireland trip you have 7 days in Ireland including four star hotels, tour guide, driver, breakfast daily, 1 dinner and some sightseeing for $1,000 pp. We have several other similar packages to choose from. Airfare is the lowest we have seen into Europe. Aer Lingus currently has some great flights out of JFK into Dublin for under $650 pp. (flights were March 13th through 20th, and of course prices are subject to availability at the time of booking.) For 18 to 35 year olds Contiki has a 4 day St. Patrick’s day package for $480 pp
Interesting St. Patrick’s Day Facts:
- The largest parade in the U.S. is held in New York City.
- The shortest St Patrick’s Day parade in the world takes place in Dripsey, Cork. The parade spans only 100 yards between the towns 2 pubs.
- An estimated 13 million pints of Guiness will be drunk on Paddy’s Day.
- Traditional food of St. Patrick’s Day is corned beef and cabbage.
- St. Patrick was not Irish by birth.ireland tour, ireland tours, ireland tours 20