The hospitable Emerald Isle is one of the most popular destinations in the world for celebrating a pre-wedding party; hen weekends in Ireland are a bit special. From cocktail making in Cork and boogying in Belfast to dancing in Dublin and girlie nights out in Galway there's a world of choice. All GoHen’s Irish weekends are set up to provide you with a great time, so click on the map below to find out more about your Irish hen weekend destination.
Irish hen destinations ...
Dublin - a world capital and one of our most popular destinations, the city’s littered with charismatic venues, Temple Bar in particular is made for partying. There’s a great selection of activities here that should work for most Irish hen party ideas and it’s simple to get to.
Belfast - increasingly popular, the city has enjoyed an accelerated rejuvenation over the last few years and offers one of the UK & Ireland’s most happening destinations. Another big advantage is that you can use your UK currency.
Cork - just as the name suggests, a bit of popping and that’s got to be a good thing for any hen parties considering a trip to Ireland. It’s a very laid back destination with more than enough going on to ensure you have an amazing time from start to finish.
Galway - sea facing Galway hugs the Atlantic providing Irish hen parties with a stunning setting, which the girls will love. Get out on the ocean or take in some of the West Coast’s best activities before enjoying a couple of unforgettable nights.
Limerick - the city is revered for its sport so rest assured it’s exactly the right place for active hen weekends in Ireland. Not as big as the others listed, what it lacks in size it makes up for in action! You might even look at some of the festivals like the “Make a Move” or “Fashion & Design Week”.
You won’t be stuck in Ireland for hen party ideas; there are dozens and dozens to choose from. In particular we love the racing, a great event to get dolled up for after a morning’s pampering, dancing - so many different dances to choose from, and of course cocktail making. Decide which location your prefer and on that page you’ll find an activities tab with provides a full listing of what’s available. We’re on hand to help with all the planning from scheduling to tickets and transfers and of course top tips on how to get more out of your visit. As far as the festivals go there’s a huge amount from culture to sport especially racing but the following are among the biggest are of course internationally celebrated St Patricks Day, Fairyhouse Easter Festival, Cork Jazz Festival, The Cat Laughs Comedy Festival, Galway Oyster Festival and the Rose of Tralee.
We send hen parties to Ireland year round but the summer is more popular for both activities and warmer evenings. If you can time it with either cheaper airfares or special events like the ones mentioned above or a full itinerary anytime of year is great!
There’s a lot of talk about the weather here and it’s true to say that Ireland enjoys a healthy rainfall but that’s easily offset by the sunny disposition and glowing hospitality throughout the country. If you want to know more about the climate, here’s what the Met Office has to say.
Getting to and around Ireland has never been easier, quicker or more available, you can fly from just about anywhere in the UK and because the services are frequent the fares are usually pretty competitive which means it's going to go down well with the girls. The following airlines are worth checking out for the best fares ...
Aer Arann (Aer Lingus’s regional airline)
And if you want to know about the length of your flight have a look at what Flight-Durations.com suggests. Just make sure you put your departure and arrival destination in correctly.
That’s easy, just click through to your preferred destination, see what you’d like to do and then just send us a brief over and we’ll get to work. But if you want to get your hen party in Ireland off and running straightaway why not drop us a line now or call through on the number at the top - we really do look forward to helping you with one of the greatest places to party in Europe!