In Ireland there are many different foods eaten on Christmas day and it’s the same in Scotland too!
Ireland do not have that many differences in their food compared to the traditional Scottish Christmas dinner. In Ireland they eat smoked salmon, shellfish, celery and spiced beef, which is different from us here in Scotland, as we traditionally have food like carrots, peas, parsnips, turkey and roast potatoes.. Ireland have a lot of the same foods as Scotland does at Christmas time, such as turkey, carrots, peas, ham, broccoli and mashed potatoes.
In Ireland they eat fish as a main course at Christmas time whereas in Scotland fish is not really that popular for a Christmas dinner. Turkey is more popular for a Christmas dinner in Scotland. In Scotland and Ireland desserts are very much the same. For desserts both Ireland and Scotland eat cake pudding.Sources:
Traditional Scottish Christmas http://www.scotlands-enchanting-kingdom.com/traditional-scottish-christmas.html
Irish Christmas food is one of the best parts of Christmas in Ireland, http://www.fantasy-ireland.com/irish-christmas-food.html#axzz2pirWiRg0