Activities and Family Activities in Ireland
Ireland has something for everyone, whether in seeking adventure or relaxation, from playing golf, horse riding, surfing, sea and river kayaking, hiking and walking, fishing, and playground for the kids, Ireland has it all.
The Irish people are sports mad and have an avid interest in sports and adventure activities. In Ireland, hockey, golf, rowing, cricket, rugby union and Olympic target shooting are organized in an all-island basis, with a single team representing the whole of Ireland in international competitions. Other sports, such as soccer and netball, have separate organizing bodies in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.
Golf is very popular in Ireland, with over 400 golf clubs throughout the island, and over 300 courses in the Republic of Ireland. Golf is regularly televised in Ireland.
Skydiving & Aerial Sports
Explore the huge range of skydiving and aerial sports in Dublin. Find challenging sports such as paragliding adventure, tandem skydive and x-treme sports based on your choice..
Although paintball is a relatively new sport to Ireland, Delta Force Paintball the well-known, five star accredited member of the EU Paintball Association has already had a big impact.
Kayaking & Canoeing
City Kayaking Ireland operates from their base at Ireland City Moorings, where the Jeanie Johnston Tall Ship is tied up. They’re on the River Liffey beside the IFSC right in the heart of Ireland.
Boating & Cruises
City Powerboat are the only operators offering people the chance to experience getting behind the wheel and driving a powerboat on the River Liffey and out into the amazing surroundings of Ireland Bay.
Water sports practiced in Ireland include canoeing, swimming, surfing, diving, water polo, sailing, and kayaking. Whilst many people participate in these, few do so competitively.
Ireland has long been known as The Land of the Horse. There are programmes for all ages and abilities from show jumping, cross-country riding and dressage, to hacking and trail riding...
Hot Air Ballon Flights
Hot air ballooning is very quiet except when the propane burners are firing. Since the balloon moves with the wind, the passengers feel hardly any movement, except for brief periods...
Rock Climbing in Ireland is both physically and mentally demanding and requires strength, agility, endurance, balance and focus. Rock climbing is the extreme sport where participants climb...
Scuba diving experiences a weightless environment and enjoys free movement of your body with no limitations. Swimming at depth strapped to scuba gear delivers a great workout.
Sport, Health & Fitness
Ireland is a country with a rich and proud sporting tradition. The successes which have been attained by Irish competitors nationally and internationally have often belied the small...
Theme parks in Ireland offer some of the biggest thrills in Europe. If you're not in the right place at the right time, you may miss its traveling Funderland theme park completely.
Zoo & Live Animal Show
Zoos and pet farms are fantastic fun for all the family. Over the years, many fun days are spent at animal farms in Ireland. Dublin Zoo in Phoenix Park, is the largest zoo in Ireland and one of Dublin's most popular attractions.
Cycling retains a strong following in Ireland. There are many regional clubs throughout the country and many competitions are organized regularly, the largest non-professional...
The Cabaret Show has the perfect blend of top traditional entertainers presenting an evening of Irish 'craic'. From well-known songs to foot tapping dances, soulful ballads to lively music, and side-splitting mirth by our resident comedian Noel V. Ginnity, their performers’ infectious energy radiates from the stage!
Food education is an extremely important element in the Good Food Ireland message. Some of the skills taught by our Approved Provider Cookery Schools