Tuesday, March 12, 2024

The Best St. Patrick's Day Reading List

Ever since I traveled to Ireland years ago, I have been completely in love with the beauty of Ireland. Whether it's a featured in a good movie or a compelling book, an Irish setting is one of my favorites. In honor of St. Patrick's Day, I'm sharing my favorite books set in Ireland that will for sure put you in the spirit of St. Patrick's Day. 


1.  Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt

2.  Circle of Friends by Maeve Binchy (really anything by Binchy!)

3.  Brooklyn by Colm Toibin

4The Princes of Ireland by Edward Rutherfurd 

5.  Jewels of the Sun by Nora Roberts

6.  The Girl in the Castle by Santa Montefiore (the entire Deverill Chronicles series!)




7.  Love & Luck by Jenna Evans Welch

8.  P.S. I Love You by Cecelia Ahern

9.  Off the Map by Trish Doller

10.  The Queen of Dirt Island by Donal Ryan

11.  Castle on the Rise by Kristy Cambron

12. Cashelmara by Susan Howatch

And we can't forget my favorite Irish-American family, the Kennedys. If you enjoy all things Kennedy, check out my recommendations.

So, do you like to read books about Ireland or set in Ireland as St. Patrick's Day approaches? Let me know your favorites in the comments below.



  1. I have to admit, I am not Irish, so St. Patrick's Day always catches me by surprise, but Ireland is always a good setting!

    1. Ireland is one of my favorite settings for sure--Scotland, too! Thanks for visiting, Angela!


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