Skibereen Stag Party
Stag Party Skibereen | Stag Weekend Skibereen
Skibereen is situated in West Cork, gourmet capital of Ireland, so the awards state. It is not just its food which is interesting it is also home to Lough Hyne, Europe’s largest sea water lake which mysteriously is always three degrees warmer than the sea itself. It boasts sandy beaches, hidden coves and views to make your heart skip a beat. Coincidentally it is also a stag party hotspot.
It has many fantastic activities to avail of on your stag weekend from a relaxing game of golf on an eighteen-hole course to an introductory scuba dive in the pristine waters. You could take the lads on the stag do aboard a sailing trip or get them motivated with a raft building and racing exercise. Skibereen has much to offer in the way of outdoor excursions due to its combination of water and land based fun.
When you’re in search of a few pints and some craic head on down to a local favourite “Baby Hannahs.” This traditional pub has a great welcoming atmosphere and is perfect for getting in the stag weekend mood. Another popular haunt in Skibereen is the Decoy bar and its Chasers nightclub. You won’t be short of choice on your stag party pub crawl through this town.
Roscrea Stag Party
Stag Party Roscrea | Stag Weekend Roscrea
Roscrea in the northern half of Tipperary is a great town for any stag party or stag weekend. It is home to the magnificent Roscrea castle; a Norman fortress, and close to the beautiful Lough Derg. There is day and night activities galore in and around Roscrea so be prepared to be wowed on your stag do if you opt for this little gem of a town.
Contrary to popular belief a stag party is not all about getting plastered and tying the groom to a telephone pole in his boxers. Daytime activities are a must to complete the perfect stag weekend package. Luckily Roscrea has much to offer in the way of group activities such as golf, horse riding and angling. The angling centre nearby has naturally occurring pike, perch and eel for the lads who fancy themselves as Captain Birdseye. Lough Derg itself is a haven for water sports such as water-skiing, canoeing and sailing, all great group sports to try out.
The nightlife isn’t half bad here either. For a stag do there are pubs and bars scattered all over the town, in styles to suit all. There are also several late night venues so we are sure that this town will be a hit with all involved.
New Ross Stag Party
Stag Party New Ross | Stag Weekend New Ross
If you are wondering where to have your stag party then look no further than the Wexford town of New Ross. This town dates back to the 6th century and is only a few kilometres away from the ancestral home of the famous Kennedy family. Back in 2008 this town was also used as the setting for scenes for the smash hit American soap opera Days Of Our Lives, so you and the lads may even recognise the streets you will be stumbling along in true stag do style!
This sleepy and historic town comes alive at night with so many pubs that you will find yourselves venturing out on the longest pub crawl you have ever attempted in one town. It is a haven for any group of lads on a stag weekend as many of the bars have licenses to stay open into the early hours of the morning.
Of course no stag weekend is complete without some energetic and masculine activities that the groom’s wife will simply never engage in. Why not help shake last night’s hangover with an archery session or an adrenaline filled afternoon of paintballing across acres and acres of rugged terrain. For the braver members of the stag party there are excellent rock climbing facilities nearby and even sea kayaking for those who aren’t suffering from self-inflicted sickness.
Celebrate his last night of freedom in true hero style by booking a stag do in New Ross.
Kilkee Stag Party
Stag Party Kilkee | Stag Weekend Kilkee
The seaside resort town of Kilkee in County Clare has long been a hotspot for celebrations and this is especially true in the case of a stag weekend. This scenic venue located near the spectacular 700ft high limestone Cliffs of Moher has the perfect balance of outdoor activities and bustling nightlife to suit any stag party.
Quoted by Jacques Costeau as being “the best diving spot in Europe,” Kilkee is a diver’s haven. You and the other members of the stag do can participate in an introductory dive at the diving school or opt for the easy choice of snorkelling or canoeing for those who aren’t confident swimmers. If you fancy a more relaxing way of spending your afternoon, especially if you are all feeling a bit delicate from the night before then why not embark on a dolphin watching trip where you will spot some of the 140+ dolphins living in the conservation area of the sea. If you’re unlucky enough to experience bad weather take your stag party lads to Waterworld, where they can enjoy the lazy river ride and the 61 metre high crystal water slide.
After all this fun you will have undoubtedly worked up a thirst and will be ready to enjoy the bright lights of Kilkee. You won’t be disappointed with what this town has to offer on your stag weekend. There is regular live music throughout all the pubs in the town and several nightclubs too. Kilkee has been known to host talent contests, Irish nights and even some pub theatre so they are well accustomed to entertaining and will be most welcoming to your stag do.
Fermoy Stag Party
Stag Party Fermoy | Stag Weekend Fermoy
Fermoy, County Cork, is situated alongside the Blackwater River with the Blackwater Valley providing an awe-inspiring backdrop to the town. It is home to the US-born Irish dancer who rose to fame with the memorable Riverdance; Michael Flatley. It also happens to be an extremely popular spot for groups of men on a stag party or even a stag weekend.
One of the reasons that a stag party will opt for Fermoy is its extensive list of activities available. There is the great and massively fun option of river tubing or the adrenaline rush of zorbing, where you will be rolled down a hill inside a huge inflated ball. Another great choice on offer is dune buggy driving for those members of the stag do who have a need for speed. If you prefer a more relaxing activity such as fishing, the Blackwater River is famous for its fishing especially its coarse and salmon angling. Nearby is the famous Fota wildlife park, which is the closest safari experience you will get in Ireland!
Of course we cannot leave out the all important nightlife and Fermoy won’t disappoint in this department. With pubs galore for the stag party to crawl its way through and the fantastic SG1 nightclub waiting to cater for your every late-night-venue-need, Fermoy is undoubtedly a winning location for your stag do or stag weekend.
Ennistymon Stag Party
Stag Party Ennistymon | Stag Weekend Ennistymon
Ennistymon is a market town in North Clare and is often overlooked when choosing where to have a stag party or stag weekend. Situated on the southern edge of the Burren, it is perfectly placed for you to explore the Mediterranean and Arctic flora and fauna of this lunar landscape. One of its most fascinating features is its natural “Falls” or “Cascades” located in the town centre. Here the river water gushes over a ridge of naturally formed rock creating quite a wonderful attraction. On your stag weekend you can actually choose to kayak as a group down the river from these cascades for a 2 hour journey along a scenic route to Lahinch.
One of the most popular excursions in this area and one that would be great for your stag do is the Ted Tours. These tours take you to all the locations that the famous Father Ted series were filmed at, allowing you to relive some of the classic comedy moments of this memorable show.
In terms of after-dark activity Ennistymon has a range of traditional Irish pubs such as Eugene’s. This classic pub has a cosy and traditional atmosphere and holds a wide collection of fine whiskeys from Ireland and Scotland. This is the perfect place to warm up by the fire with a pint after your daytime activities. To get the stag party off with a bang take a trip down to Cooley’s House where you will witness live music and great craic. If you and your men can take the heat then you can always venture further afield and take a taxi to Lahinch for a wider selection of night clubs and other late night venues to stretch your stag do into the early hours.