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Ireland Team Logo
  • Capital City: Dublin
  • Population: 4m
  • Languages: Irish, English
  • Official Team Web Site
  • Best World Cup Performance: Quarter Finals (6 times)
  • Best 6 Nations Championship Performance: Winners (2009, 2014, 2015, 2018)

Ideas for an Irish Party

The Irish national rugby team are best-known for passionate performances on the pitch, and for their fanatical fun-loving supporters.

Now, the simplest way to throw an Irish rugby party is to invite your mates round, order in a crate of Guinness, and enjoy. And there's nothing at all wrong with that! That's how many Irish supporters will be watching the big matches in bars all over the country, and indeed the world. However, if you want to make a bit more of a party of it, hopefully some of the ideas below will be helpful.

Irish Party Decorations

  • Decorate yourself and your room with Irish shirts, flags and scarves. There are a few options on the right of this page, or you could try:
  • If you're serving food, search for green, white and orange table covers, napkins, plates, cups and cutlery on our General Party Decorations Page
  • For bunting, flags, balloons and more Irish Party Decorations Ideas, visit our European Flags & Decorations Page
  • As for colour schemes, in addition to the above ideas, anything else you can find in green, white and orange will help create the right atmosphere

Food for an Irish Rugby Party

Many first-time visitors to Ireland are surprised by the quality and variety of food available. Seafood in particular is great and widely available, and although many traditional recipes may rely heavily on potatoes, there is SO much more to Irish cuisine, and much of the pub food available is both affordable and delicious.

Irish Recipes

Drink for an Irish Rugby Party

There are plenty of options drinks-wise if you're throwing an Irish rugby party:

Firstly and most obviously, there's Guinness , regarded by most as Ireland's national drink.

Also popular in Irish pubs if you don't fancy a pint of the dark stuff is the cool refreshing Magners Irish Cider .

Then of course there's Irish whiskey, of which the two most famous brands are probably Jamesons and Bushmills .

And finally, as if we could forget, there's Baileys Irish Cream and all the cocktail options that go with it.

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