Christmas & New Year

Yulefest Kilkenny

Mostly taking place at weekends – though some events run through the week – Yulefest combines food and craft …

Westport Christmas & New Year Walking Festival

Walk off the Christmas guilt (and pounds) while still continuing the good times with guided walks across mountains …

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.

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 …

Waterford Winterval

The Winterval Festival sees Waterford transformed into a magical Christmas world, with train and sleigh rides, nightly …

Christmas Bazaar – Arts, Flea & Vintage Market

CHRISTMAS BAZAAR will be one of Dublin’s biggest indoor Christmas markets taking place in Smithfield, with over …

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 …

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 …

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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 at Farmleigh

Farmleigh, an estate within Dublin's Phoenix Park, is the venue for this annual programme of Christmas events aimed at …

Castlecomer Wellie Race

An annual fixture on the New Year calendar in which the denizens of 'Comer take to streets in outrageous fancy dress, …

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.