Looking for something to do this New Year’s Eve? We have a list of cool things happening around the country that will be right up your alley.

New Year’s Eve can often be a bit of a let down; you either have to fight your way through a jammed pub somewhere or you sit at home half asleep, wishing you’d gone out. Why not avoid those two options altogether and go to one of the fabulous events happening around the country this year? We’ve listed a few below for you to look at, maybe one will take your fancy and help you start your 2019 with a bang!

The Pullman at Glenlo Abbey, Galway

The Pullman Restaurant at five-star Glenlo Abbey is one of Ireland’s most unique dining locations. Made up of two dining carriages, one of which was part of the original Orient Express train. To celebrate the new year, guests will be greeted by the train’s conductor when they arrive for an evening full of luxury wines and fine foods.

Glenlo’s culinary team has created a fantastic six-course menu for guests to enjoy, which is followed by live entertainment and a Champagne toast at midnight. Get tickets for €85 or click here to find out how to book an overnight package.

The Morgan Hotel, Dublin

The Morgan Hotel, which recently reopened after a €15 million refurbishment, hopes celebrate this New Year’s Eve in style with newly appointed head chef Brian E. Meehan’s seven-course tasting menu.

Hoping to excite guests with his food, Brian’s menu will include gin cured salmon, pork cheek with scallops and more. Following dinner, an in-house band and DJ will provide entertainment well into the new year. To book tickets for just €55 per person click here.

The River Lee Hotel, Cork

The stylish River Lee Hotel looks set to be buzzing this New Year’s Eve. The Lee Club will be offering cocktails, light bites and a DJ for those looking to start the new year on an energetic note.

For those looking for a more relaxed affair, The Mirror Room at The Lee Hotel will be holding a New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner. The luxurious seven-course tasting menu, which will feature Wagyu steaks and a West Cork cheese plate, will please all palates. Afterwards, The Underscore Orchestra will provide gorgeous music for you to Charleston your way into the new year. Tickets for the event cost just €75 or book an overnight package for €370 here.

Gatsby’s New Year’s Eve Speakeasy at Iveagh Garden Hotel, Dublin

If you’re looking to end the year with some 1920’s glamour, then look no further than the Iveagh Hotel in Dublin. The hotel will be holding a Great Gatsby themed party, where 1920s dress is essential. There will be cocktails and canapes on arrival, followed by sharing plates, a live swing band and a midnight toast, all full of Gatsby-esque glamour. Book tickets to the party plus B&B for €350 here.

Golden Age of Parties at The Grayson

The Grayson, one of PressUp’s newest ventures, will be hosting a fabulous party this New Year’s Eve. Paying homage to Ms Ruth Croker, the 18th century owner of The Grayson building who was renowned for her extravagant parties, the Golden Age of Parties will let you dance under the stars while you welcome 2019. Tickets can be booked here.

What will you be doing this New Year's Eve? Let us know in the comments below!