AN renowned landmark in Ireland will host a snake hunt this afternoon to mark St Patrick’s Day.
Hook Lighthouse in Co. Wexford is inviting visitors to come along and carry out a search of the lighthouse yards to hunt the snakes from the Hook Peninsula.
“The Snake Search will be on offer at 12 noon and at 2 pm and all of the children who manage to capture a snake can take it home as their new pet,” they explain.
“The Snake Hunt will be followed by fun and games on the lighthouse lawns,” they include.
The place is likewise using totally free lighthouse trips to anybody called Patrick or Patricia today.
That provide encompasses all “mammies” on Mothering Sunday, which falls this weekend.
“On Mother’s Day, which falls on Sunday, March 19, all mammies can enjoy a free tour of the beautiful Hook Lighthouse plus there will be a sweet treat for them too,” they verify.
Hook Lighthouse is open everyday and visitors are welcomed to climb up the 115 actions of the fifth-century tower where the monks of Hook Head in Co. Wexford as soon as lit fires to caution ships off the rocks.
“With each step you ascend you will delve back in time and hear the fascinating tales of the Knights, the Monks and the Lightkeepers who lived there along with the battles, shipwrecks and heroic seafaring they encountered before you step onto the tower balcony to view the miles of sea and coastline rolling out before you,” they mention.
Guided trips are on deal 7 days a week at Hook Lighthouse, showing visitors among the best stories on Ireland’s Ancient East.
To book a trip or for more information click on this link.