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Christmas Events

The Moving Crib

From November 2014 to January 2015 at Saint Martin’s Apostolate

The Moving Crib is located at Saint Martin’s Apostolate, 42 Parnell Square, Dublin 1, just a 5 minute walk from The Castle Hotel. The Moving Crib has been running for many years and is one of the most memorable assets of Christmas in Dublin ... More

 

Christmas Lighting Ceremonies

From 13th November 2014 at Dublin City Centre

Grafton St Chritmas Lighting Ceremony

Get the festive season off to a twinkling start and see Grafton Street’s Christmas lights being switched on, on Thursday 13th November.

The swit... More

 

Christmas Toy Show

From 21st November 2014 to 30th November 2014 at the RDS

The Christmas toy show at the RDS is the magical way for your family to kick off the festive season.

Experience the RDS Christmas magic with fun, games & activities for all the little ones

(and the big kids too!!)

With ... More

 

The Enchanted Kingdom

From 28th November 2014 to 21st December 2014 at Slane Castle

Visit Father Christmas, Mrs Claus & Harry the Elf at The Enchanted Kingdom at Slane Castle this Christmas Season 2014.

The adventure starts in  the Main Hall of the Castle where Children can write their letter to Santa and then it... More

 

Christmas Elves Family Workshop

29th November 2014 at the Draiocht Arts Centre

Why not spend a fun Saturday afternoon with the kids making some Christmas Elves at Draiocht with popular puppet maker Jane Fogarty.

All materials are provided but wear old clothes to remain mess-free. Be sure to book early, as these popul... More

 

Santa Experience at Croke Park

From 29th November 2014 to 23rd December 2014 at Croke Park

This year, because of his love of all things GAA, Santa has set up his Irish headquarters at Croke Park. His band of elves have been moving into the team dressing rooms and decorating a very special grotto so families from all over Ireland can com... More

 

Gala Christmas Concert

3rd December 2014 at the Draiocht Arts Centre

Get ready for some festive cheer and yuletide tunes with Draiocht’s Christmas Gala Concert on 3rd December.

The Blanchardstown Brass Band and the Dublin Male Voice Choir shall combine their talents once again for this seasonal showca... More

 

Festival of Carols and Readings

4th December 2014 at the Chester Beatty Library

The Occasional Singers, conducted by Robin Moore, return to the serene city-centre venue for a festive performance of music and words full of yuletide sentiment and good will and includes mulled wine and minced pies after the performance

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Christmas with the Hypnotic Brass Ensemble

From 4th to 6th December 2014 at The Sugar Club

The Sugar Club present 4 nights with the Hypnotic Brass Ensemble with special guest Irish musicians and DJs each night to make this the perfect Yuletide night out and to cap off a triumphant year of live shows in The Sugar Club.

Get the fe... More

 

Handel's Messiah at Christ Church

5th December 2014 at Christ Church

 

Experience the joy and sheer power of George Frideric Handel’s renowned 18th-century oratorio, Messiah, in the exceptional environment of Dublin’s Christ Church Cathedral this December.

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Dublin Gospel Choir

6th December 2014 at the Pavilion Theatre

Getting you in the feel good, festive spirit are The Dublin Gospel Choir, as they take to the Pavilion Theatre on 6th December.

With fantastic collaborations as diverse as Stevie Wonder, John Legend, Riverdance, Rod Stewart, The Chieftains... More

 

Christmas Card Lino Printing Weekend Workshop

6th and 7th December 2014 at the Chester Beatty Libraray

Are you a fan of the personal touch? Like to surprise friends with your handmade creations? Then Jackie Rafferty’s Christmas Card Lino Printing Weekend Workshop is for you.

Make and personalise this year’s Christmas cards and l... More

 

Christmas at Farmleigh

From 6th t0 22nd December 2014

Christmas at Farmleigh is a special time for all the family. Children will be enthralled by Magic Shows and Puppet Shows and will be captivated by Christmas Tales from Storytellers from all over Ireland. Seasonal treats, including Horse and Carria... More

 

Red Riding Hood's Dangerous Christmas Adventure

From 8th December to 23rd December 2014 at the Mill Theatre

Get the family together for some all-ages Christmas entertainment with Red Riding Hood’s Dangerous Christmas Adventure!

It's Christmas Eve and Red Riding Hood is on her way to Granny's house for Christmas. She has some of Granny&rsqu... More

 

Carols By Candlelight

10th and 11th December 2014 at Christ Church Cathedral

Get into the true spirit of Christmas with Carols by Candlelight, sung by the renowned choir of Christ Church Cathedral, on 10th - 11th December.

The acclaimed annual Christmas Concert showcases the stunning acoustics of the cathedral and ... More

 

Live Animal Crib

From 11th December 2014 at The Mansion House.

The traditional Live Animal Crib is once again taking place outside the Mansion House on Dawson Street, Dublin 2. The Lord Mayor of Dublin will be hosting the magical event; he will host the traditional nativity scene with the live animals for 2 w... More

 

The Nutcracker Suite & The Snow Queen

From 12th December to 14th December 2014 at the Pavilion Theatre

Experience the talent, skill and majesty of the Irish National Youth Ballet as they present The Nutcracker Suite & The Snow Queen this December.

A seasonal offering that’s nothing short of mesmerising, exciting and magical, Chris... More

 

Snowman Christmas Special

13th & 14th December at the Bord Gais Energy Theatre

The Snowman Christmas Special will take place at the Bord Gais Energy Theatre on 13th & 14th December 2014.

This phenomenally popular show, The Snowman Movie comes to the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre following its... More

 

RDS Members’ Christmas Carol Concert

14th December at the RDS

The annual RDS Members' Christmas Carol Concert with Our Lady's Choral Society performing under the baton of Prionnsias O'Duinn takes place in the RDS Concert Hall. Mulled wine and mince pies are served before the Concert in the RDS Library from 2... More

 

Christmas Crooners: Baby It's Cold Outside!

14th December 2014 at the Mill Theatre

Enjoy Christmas entertainment in that old schmoozing lounge-lizard style with Christmas Crooners at the Mill Theatre this December.

Jam packed with festive favourites, and the Christmas hits of Bing Crosby, Nat King Cole and Ol’ Blue... More

 

Elf the Musical

From 16th December 2014 to 10th January 2015 at the Bord Gais Energy Theatre

For months Irish theatre enthusiasts have been eagerly anticipating what big show will be unveiled as this year’s Christmas show, at the theatre. They have been tight lipped until now as they have been working on something really special! Th... More

 

The Christmas Concert Featuring The Snowman

From 19th to 21st December 2014 at The National Concert Hall

With Special Guest Meav and live shadow puppet animation by Matthew Robbins.

A magical concert designed for all the family, Raymond Briggs’s captivating film has established itself as part of the Christmas festivities for young and o... More

 

White Christmas

21st December 2014 at the Pavilion Theatre

Step back to the golden age of Hollywood musicals with the classic 1954 festive favourite White Christmas on 21st December.

A veritable treasure trove of composer Irving Berlin’s classics, including Count Your Blessings Instead of Sh... More

 

Christmas Racing at Leopardstown

From 26th to 29th December 2014 at Leopardstown Racecourse

The Leopardstown Christmas Festival runs each year and is one of the highlights of the Irish racing and social calendar.

Ladies day at the Lexus Chase is one of the most anticipated fashion events on the Irish social calendar. Fashion and ... More