In Ireland, people dance in the streets on Easter Sunday. The dancers compete for the prize of a cake.
In Ireland Easter is a very sacred time of fasting and prayer. On Easter Saturday at church hundreds of small candles are lit off the Paschal candle that has been blessed by the priest. On Easter Sunday a quiet meal is eaten at home. Traditional Easter meal of leek soup and roasted spring lamb.
Favorite Irish drinks - "When in Rome ..." applies to any place in the world, really. Especially when it comes to food and drink. True, you can survive an Irish holiday on Big Macs and Coke (or Whoppers and Pepsi, for the sake of variety). But will you really have experienced the local cuisine? No - and going into a pub and drinking just Bud Light should be positively discouraged. If you want to down a few, why not try the local brew?