How to Spend St Patrick’s Day in Ireland (when you’re broke)
Let’s face it. St. Patrick’s Day is Ireland’s gift to the world. Officially, it has something to do with Catholicism, but in reality, it’s just an excuse to consume excessive amounts of alcohol in the middle of the week. And it’s also an excuse for airlines and hotels in Ireland to charge exorbitant prices so that you may have the pleasure of consuming excessive amounts of alcohol in the middle of the week. As a broke college student, you’re probably wondering how to get around these barriers to crossing this milestone off your bucket list.
Here’s how I did it:
#1. Learn to love (or at least tolerate) RyanAir
Assuming you are already in Europe, RyanAir will probably save you a fortune in travel costs (my flight from London to Dublin cost £14 one way and £20 the other). RyanAir is based in Dublin and is probably the cheapest airline…
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