Christmas & New Year

Viennese Christmas by Candlelight

London Concertante is the UKs leading chamber orchestra, currently celebrating its 25th Anniversary season. The ensemble celebrates Christmas with a host of wonderful Viennese music, including works by the “King …

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Winter Funderland

Funderland celebrating over 40 years at the RDS. A part of Christmas 2016 in Dublin, it has been said that Funderland is an annual appointment for thousands of families. Funderland …

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The Snow Queen

A special adaptation of Charles Dicken's classic Christmas story in a production suitable for ages five and up. …

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New Years Eve 2017- UV Party

It’s Cork event company Glam Life Events 3rd anniversary  and so they invite you to shine and light up your New Years Eve. “We turn the lights off and turn the …

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Santa’s Workshop at Ailwee Cave

Ailwee Cave, on the Burren in Co Clare, is a great place to visit any time of year, but Christmas is very special. While children go down through narrow passages deep …

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Glow: A Cork Christmas Celebration

At the heart of Glow is a special free Christmas event for kids at Bishop Lucey Park, with a trip through Santa's workshop created by the wonderful Sproai as the …

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Waterford Winterval

The Winterval Festival sees Waterford transformed into a magical Christmas world, with train and sleigh rides, nightly lightshows and a variety of often free on-street entertainment. …

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Yulefest Kilkenny

Mostly taking place at weekends – though some events run through the week – Yulefest combines food and craft events, special Christmas concerts and entertainment and a generally festive athmosphere …

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Green Santa at Belvedere

Step through the wardrobe and travel the Narnia Trail to visit Green Santa in what is probably Ireland's most magical Christmas adventure. No tacky plastic toys either - kids go home …

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Christmas at Farmleigh

Farmleigh, an estate within Dublin's Phoenix Park, is the venue for this annual programme of Christmas events aimed at all ages, but with a specially good range of events for …

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Christmas Bazaar – Arts, Flea & Vintage Market

CHRISTMAS BAZAAR will be one of Dublin’s biggest indoor Christmas markets taking place in Smithfield, with over 120 stall holders, pop up cafe, artisan food and festive cheer! Find your …

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Carols by Candlelight

The choir at Christ Church Cathedral in Dublin is among the finest in the country, with a history of more than 5 centuries of singing in the Cathedral. and  the …

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Westport Christmas & New Year Walking Festival

Walk off the Christmas guilt (and pounds) while still continuing the good times with guided walks across mountains overlooking lovely Clew Bay in Co Mayo. …

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NYE Dublin: New Year Festival

For many Dubliners greeting the New Year means gathering outside Christchurch Cathedral at mid-night to hear the bells ring. It's a loud and boisterous occasion, with big crowds! It's also a …

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Portmagee Old Year Festival

For almost two hundred years Portmagee in Kerry has held a unique and wonderful New Year's Eve parade, celebrating the death of an old year and the birth of new …

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Castlecomer Wellie Race

An annual fixture on the New Year calendar in which the denizens of 'Comer take to streets in outrageous fancy dress, before entering a highly competitive race, shod in wellies. It's …

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