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Get energised this Easter If you want to make the most of your Easter break this year you won't be stuck for choice – there's plenty to see and do all around Ireland.

From exploring food festivals to sailing on the sea, you'll have a tale or two to tell when you come back.

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These boots are made for... Get out and about this Easter on one of Ireland's incredible walking trails.

Enjoy an energetic family day out, take in some gorgeous scenery and have some fun while your at it!

Here are some suggestions to get you started...

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Homemade heaven Easter is here and there's no better time to go on a fantastic chocolate trip across Ireland.

Experience some of the finest homemade chocolate as you taste cakes, desserts and Easter treats from all around the country.

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Embrace Ireland's heritage Delve into Ireland's past and discover incredible places with your family this Easter.

From ancient artefacts, Vikings and watermills to coastal forts and Atlantic travel tales—there's something for everyone...

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Easter Breaks

Celebrate the Easter break in Ireland this year with lots of exciting activities and places to see. Go on an Easter egg hunt and find delicious hidden chocolate, spend some quality time with your family or take someone you love on an incredible Easter holiday.

10 Easter egg hunts

The Tayto Park Scavenger HuntHunt for Easter eggs at the amazing Tayto Park in Meath. (18 March)

Huntington Castle and GardensSearch all around the castle gardens for hidden eggs at Huntington. (25-26 March)

Irish National Heritage ParkExplore the Heritage Park ringfort as you look for your prize. (25-26 March)

Belvedere House GardensTraverse parklands and woodland trails in pursuit of chocolate. (26-28 March)

Westport House and GardensUncover eggs and plenty of history at this beautiful historic house. (27 March)

Castlecomer Discovery ParkStep through the woodlands of the park to find hidden surprises. (17 March-3 April)

Leahy's Open FarmMeet the animals at the farm—you might even find the Easter bunny. (26-28 March)

Dublin ZooFind hidden eggs and see amazing animals at Dublin Zoo. (26-28 March)

Lullymore Heritage ParkHunt for Easter eggs and explore the park to your heart's content. (26 March-1 April)

The Croke Park Egg HuntGet a kick out of searching for eggs at the GAA Museum in Croke Park. (23-28 March)

10 places for ice cream

Sundaes Ice Cream ParlourA family friendly ice cream parlour in the seaside town of Ballybunion.

Murphy's Ice CreamTaste some delicious and award-winning ice cream made in Dingle.

Café LinnallaEnjoy pure Irish ice cream produced locally on owners Brid and Roger Fahy's farm.

Fantastic Flavours Ice CreamFantastic Flavours offers an old-fashioned ice cream parlour for all the family.

The Chocolate GardenFor ice cream and chocolate lovers, the Chocolate Garden of Ireland is paradise.

Teddy’s Promenade CafeBring your family to Teddy's – Dun Laoghaire's best known ice cream store.

Cliffs View CaféEnjoy panoramic views over the Cliffs of Moher as you savour delicious ice cream.

The Blackberry CafeOrder a big bowl of ice cream in relaxing atmosphere of The Blackberry Cafe.

Teach an TaeEat some ice cream near the beach in the Teach an Tae tearooms, Galway.

Butlers Ice CreamEnjoy the taste of Butlers ice cream, which uses only the finest quality ingredients.

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