7 CHRISTMAS MARKETS IN IRELAND FOR YOU TO ENJOY DURING THE END OF THE YEAR

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Christmas is coming and we can already feel its atmosphere in the air, and in order to make the most of this time of year, how about visiting some Christmas Markets in Ireland? We made a list with some of them for you. Check it out!

DUBLIN FLEA CHRISTMAS MARKET

A more alternative Christmas Market with about 140 contemporary Irish design stands, handicrafts, art, books, antiques, collectibles, furniture, clothing, jewellery, cosmetics, music and food.

Where: Inside of The Point Square, Dublin Docklands.
When: December 6th to 9th and December 13th to 16th.
Working period: Thursday and Friday from 1 pm to 8 pm and Saturday and Sunday from 11 am to 6 pm.

Find out more: http://dublinchristmasflea.ie/

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WICKLOW CHRISTMAS MARKET

At Wicklow Christmas Market you will find many stalls to get into the Christmas mood. So, how about trying some local food, buying some souvenirs or even finding a especial gift for that loved person?

Where: Abbey Grounds in Wicklow Town.
When: December 8th, 9th, 15th, 16th, and 22nd.
Working period: 12 am to 6 pm.
Find out more: https://www.wicklowchristmasmarket.com/

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CHRISTMAS MARKET GALWAY

This will be the 9th edition of this extremely popular event in Galway. One of the highlights is the giant wheel of 32 meters. Get ready to try some different food and also to marvel at the crafts!

Where: Eyre Square, Galway.
When: December 16th to 22th.
Working period: Monday to Wednesday: 12 pm, Tuesday 8 pm / Thursday to Saturday: 10 am to 10 pm / Sunday 10 am to 8 pm.
Find out more: http://www.christmasmarketgalway.com

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WATERFORD WINTERVAL

The city of Waterford becomes a magical winter paradise with lots of Christmas attractions including a skating rink, a Santa’s house, a Ferris wheel and, of course, the Christmas Market.

Where: Cathedral Square / Constitution Square / Arundel Square.
When: December 17th to 23rd.
Working period: 12 am to 7 pm.
Find out more: http://winterval.ie/


READ MORE: 3 SKATING RINKS IN DUBLIN FOR YOU TO ENJOY DURING WINTER

YULEFEST KILKENNY

This is a multi-activity Christmas festival, including Christmas Markets in Kilkenny, throughout the month of December.

Where: Multiple Locations in Kilkenny.
When: During December.
Find out more: https://yulefestkilkenny.ie

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GLOW – A CORK CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION

The highlights of the celebration in Cork are the Ferris wheel, Christmas lights and the street market.

Where: Bishop Lucey Park and Grand Parade in the city of Cork.
When: Four weekends before Christmas, starting on November 30th.
Find out more: http://corkchristmascelebration.ie

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STRANDHILL PEOPLE’S MARKET IN SLIGO

This market is super traditional in Sligo, because it happens every Sunday. For Christmas, some dates on Friday, with a night market, were also added.

Where: Hangar 1 at Sligo Airport in Strandhill
When: December 2, 9, 14, 16, 21 and 23
Working period: Fridays from 5 pm to 9 pm and Sundays from 11 am to 4 pm
Find out more: http://strandhillpeoplesmarket.ie

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BELFAST CONTINENTAL CHRISTMAS MARKET

Since Northern Ireland is right beside us, what about hopping up to Belfast this Christmas? Dishes from different parts of the world and handicrafts are the highlights.

Where: Belfast City Hall.
When: December 17th – 22nd.
Working period: Monday to Wednesday: 10 am to 8 pm / Thursday to Saturday: 10 am to 10 pm / Sunday: 12 am to 6 pm.
Find out more: http://www.belfastcity.gov.uk/events/Event-95491.aspx

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