Christmas in Ireland - Christmas Dinner

Christmas Dinner

The traditional Christmas dinner consists of turkey or goose and ham with a selection of vegetables and roast potatoes. In Cork and some surrounding areas, Spiced beef is traditionally eaten as part of the Christmas dinner. Dessert is very rich with a selection of Christmas pudding, (sometimes served with brandy being set alight and poured over it) Christmas cake, yule log and mince pies with equally rich sauces such as brandy butter.

On Christmas Eve fish is traditionally eaten as a form of fasting before Christmas.

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