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Destination Spotlight: St. Patrick's Day in Ireland

The details

March 16, 2021
1-2 p.m. ET
Live, on Zoom

What you’ll learn

Whether it’s the lively pub scene, the camaraderie with friends and locals, or taking part in the cultural festivals and parades, there are plenty of reasons why traveling to Ireland during St. Patrick's Day should be on your travel wish list. Join Tour Directors Sean, Patricia and Brian as they walk you through the origins of this global celebration of Irish culture and learn how you can experience this historical event on tour. You'll also learn how to make a traditional Irish coffee so you can celebrate St. Patrick's Day right from the comfort of your home. Sláinte and see you soon!

What you'll need to participate (optional):

∙1 cup freshly brewed hot coffee

∙1 tablespoon brown sugar

∙1 jigger Irish whiskey (1 1/2 ounces or 3 tablespoons)

∙Heavy cream, slightly whipped

∙A footed mug or mug

We also recommend:

∙Wearing a green shirt!

The speakers

Sean Collins

Sean Collins is a graduate of University College Dublin, and an Alumni of Boston College. He lives in Drogheda, a town in the historic and ancient Boyne Valley In his role as a historian of the Boyne Valley he has been engaging with the Unionist Community of Northern Ireland since the mid 1970s.He now works as a Tour Director with Go Ahead Tours. On tour he is noted for singing an occasional song, reciting poetry by W.B.Yeats, and bringing the culture and history of Ireland to life in a most light hearted way.

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