Christmas EscapesIreland has something for everyone at Christmas. One of the best things about Christmas in Ireland is the markets in almost every town and city in the country offering all manner of fine food and drink.
Dublin: For those hard to buy for relatives, sometimes the only place to go is Dublin. If you can’t find something there, you won’t find it anywhere. Throughout December, Dublin City Council is offering a free shop and drop service where shoppers can leave their purchases safely and securely while they go off and explore everything else the city has to offer. From the ice rink at Smithfield to a taste of Christmas past at Farmleigh House in Phoenix Park, Dublin is bursting with festive events. Temple Bar and the Docklands host two of the finest markets around, and there is also plenty of cultural events to enjoy including Carols at Malahide Castle and of course the traditional panto season in the Olympia Theatre and The Helix among others.
Read more in the December issue…