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Christmas & New Year 2018


The Abbey Tavern ~ Howth

Thursday 13th December ~ Christmas Party Nights with The Rat Pack

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The Abbey Tavern is proud to present our Christmas Party Nights with The Rat Pack on Thursday 13th and Saturday 15th December. Tickets cost €65 per person which include a performance by The Rat Pack, a superb 5 Course Christmas Dinner, and Late Bar & DJ.

Phone us on + 353 1 839 0307 or email us at [email protected] to make a reservation.

Show 7pm - Tickets €65

Friday 14th December ~ Christmas Party Night with The Best Men

Abbey Best Men

The Best Men Band will have you dancing all night with their amazing and varied playlist which encompasses the very best of Modern, Classic Rock, Disco, Swing, 50's, 60's 80's, 90's and Christmas hits. Join us for a festive Christmas Party Night that will fondly live long in the memory.
Phone us on + 353 1 839 0307 or email us at [email protected] to make a reservation.

Show 7pm - Tickets €60

Saturday 15th December ~ Christmas Party Nights with The Rat Pack ~ SOLD OUT

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The Abbey Tavern is proud to present our Christmas Party Nights with The Rat Pack on Thursday 13th and Saturday 15th December. Tickets cost €65 per person which include a performance by The Rat Pack, a superb 5 Course Christmas Dinner, and Late Bar & DJ.

Phone us on + 353 1 839 0307 or email us at [email protected] to make a reservation.

Show 7pm - Tickets SOLD OUT

Monday 24th December ~ Christmas Eve Carols at The Abbey Tavern

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Please join us for Christmas Eve Carols with The Abbey Tavern Singers from 9pm - 10pm.

Time: 8pm

Thursday 27th December ~ Legend of Luke Kelly Christmas Show

Abbey Luke Christmas

Arena Lynx is proud to present the Legend of Luke Kelly Christmas Show at The Abbey Tavern on the 27th December.

Show 8pm - Tickets €25

The Patriot's Inn ~ Kilmainham

The Patriots Inn

650 Xmas Party

The Tolka House

Whelans ~ Wexford St

Tuesday 4th December - DREAMGUN FILM READS: MIRCLE ON 34th STREET

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VIA EVENTBRITE.IE Lisa Richards presents DREAMGUN FILM READS CHRISTMAS SPECIAL MIRCLE ON 34th STREET TUE 4th & WED 5th DEC _ Main Venue _ Dreamgun Presents a festive Film Read of Miracle on 34th Street. With Christmas just around the corner, Santa Claus teams up with the good people of America to save a multi-million dollar […] Doors: 8.30pm  Tickets: €14.20

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    VIA EVENTBRITE.IE

    Lisa Richards presents

    DREAMGUN FILM READS

    CHRISTMAS SPECIAL

    MIRCLE ON 34th STREET

    TUE 4th & WED 5th DEC

    _ Main Venue _

    Dreamgun Presents a festive Film Read of Miracle on 34th Street. With Christmas just around the corner, Santa Claus teams up with the good people of America to save a multi-million dollar department store.

    consistently sharp, rapid-fire funny writing, crackling performances.” ★★★★★- The Irish Times

    Hilarious live read-throughs of brilliantly rewritten film classics, a joy” – Dara Ó Briain

    I love Dreamgun so blooming much” – David O’ Doherty

    Doors at 8:30pm. Show starts at 9:30pm

    This will be a recording of a new episode of our Podcast which you can find on Soundcloud and iTunes

    Film Reads is adapted by:

    Stephen Colfer, Gavin Drea, Heber Hanly and James McDonnell.

    And also features:

    Vanya Eccles, Hannah Mamalis, Erin McGathy, Ed Sammon and Ronan Carey as the Narrator.

    TICKETS

    €14.20 via eventbrite.ie

    Strictly over 18′s, I.D. may be required

    AFTER THE GIG

    Whelan’s Silent Disco, now every Mon, Tue & Wed from 11pm – 2 DJs, just pick the one you like best [Free Entry] plus Late Bar.

    • Whelan's, 25 Wexford St.
    • Doors: 8:30pm
    • Tickets: €14.20

     

Wednesday 5th December - DREAMGUN FILM READS: MIRCLE ON 34th STREET

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VIA EVENTBRITE.IE Lisa Richards presents DREAMGUN FILM READS CHRISTMAS SPECIAL MIRCLE ON 34th STREET TUE 4th & WED 5th DEC _ Main Venue _ Dreamgun Presents a festive Film Read of Miracle on 34th Street. With Christmas just around the corner, Santa Claus teams up with the good people of America to save a multi-million dollar department store.
Doors: 8.30pm  Tickets: €14.20

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    VIA EVENTBRITE.IE

    Lisa Richards presents

    DREAMGUN FILM READS

    CHRISTMAS SPECIAL

    MIRCLE ON 34th STREET

    TUE 4th & WED 5th DEC

    _ Main Venue _

    Dreamgun Presents a festive Film Read of Miracle on 34th Street. With Christmas just around the corner, Santa Claus teams up with the good people of America to save a multi-million dollar department store.

    consistently sharp, rapid-fire funny writing, crackling performances.” ★★★★★- The Irish Times

    Hilarious live read-throughs of brilliantly rewritten film classics, a joy” – Dara Ó Briain

    I love Dreamgun so blooming much” – David O’ Doherty

    Doors at 8:30pm. Show starts at 9:30pm

    This will be a recording of a new episode of our Podcast which you can find on Soundcloud and iTunes

    Film Reads is adapted by:

    Stephen Colfer, Gavin Drea, Heber Hanly and James McDonnell.

    And also features:

    Vanya Eccles, Hannah Mamalis, Erin McGathy, Ed Sammon and Ronan Carey as the Narrator.

    TICKETS

    €14.20 via eventbrite.ie

    Strictly over 18′s, I.D. may be required

    AFTER THE GIG

    Whelan’s Silent Disco, now every Mon, Tue & Wed from 11pm – 2 DJs, just pick the one you like best [Free Entry] plus Late Bar.

    • Whelan's, 25 Wexford St.
    • Doors: 8:30pm
    • Tickets: €14.20

     

Tuesday 11th December - 8RADIO CHRISTMAS MUSIC TABLE QUIZ

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8RADIO CHRISTMAS MUSIC TABLE QUIZ ^^ The Parlour ^^ Calling music fans! 8Radio presents the first of our Monthly music table quizzes in the Parlour at Whelans on Tuesday December 11th. Pit your musical wits against a bunch of like minded music lovers and be in with a chance to win prizes including gig tickets
Doors: 8pm  Tickets: 7:30pm in The Parlour Tickets: €30 per Table

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    8RADIO CHRISTMAS MUSIC TABLE QUIZ

    ^^ The Parlour ^^

    Calling music fans! 8Radio presents the first of our Monthly music table quizzes in the Parlour at Whelans on Tuesday December 11th.

    Pit your musical wits against a bunch of like minded music lovers and be in with a chance to win prizes including gig tickets, cds and maybe even cash money!

    Tables priced at 30 euro for a table of 4 are available online now at wavtickets.ie or by calling to the Wav ticket box on Camden Row.

    Book your table early as space is limited!

    The 8Radio music quiz at Whelans, Tuesday December 11th 7.30pm

    TICKETS

    €30 Table of 4 available online from WAV Tickets or Lo-Call 1890 200 078 (1-7pm M-F)

    – 50c per ticket service charge applies on phone, internet or creditcard bookings. Final ticket price may be higher from other outlets.

    Strictly over 18′s, I.D. may be required

    AFTER THE GIG

    Whelan’s Silent Disco, now every Mon, Tue & Wed from 11pm – 2 DJs, just pick the one you like best [Free Entry] plus Late Bar.

    • Whelan's, 25 Wexford St.
    • Doors: 7:30pm in The Parlour
    • Tickets: €30 per Table

Tuesday 11th December - THE 2 JOHNNIES

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Aiken Promotions presents THE 2 JOHNNIES CHRISTMAS PARTY plus support _ Main Venue _ Irish Comedy duo The 2 Johnnies are throwing the wildest Christmas party in town. Featuring characters from their number 1 podcast, a 6 piece live band and some very special guests. With 4 Irish number 1 singles and a bag […] Doors: 8pm  Tickets: SOLD OUT

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    Aiken Promotions presents

    THE 2 JOHNNIES

    CHRISTMAS PARTY

    plus support

    _ Main Venue _

    Irish Comedy duo The 2 Johnnies are throwing the wildest Christmas party in town.

    Featuring characters from their number 1 podcast, a 6 piece live band and some very special guests.

    With 4 Irish number 1 singles and a bag of Youtube hits, this is a night not to be missed.

    Music, comedy and remember… get loose!!!

    TICKETS – SOLD OUT

    ON SALE FRI 2nd NOV, 9AM: €20 available online from WAV Tickets or Lo-Call 1890 200 078 (1-7pm M-F)

    – 50c per ticket service charge applies on phone, internet or credit card bookings. Final ticket price may be higher from other outlets.

    Strictly over 18′s, I.D. may be required

    AFTER THE GIG

    Whelan’s Silent Disco, every Mon, Tue & Wed from 11pm – 2 DJs, just pick the one you like best [Free Entry] plus Late Bar.

    • Whelan's, 25 Wexford St.
    • Doors: 8pm
    • Tickets: SOLD OUT

     

The Séamus Ennis Arts Centre ~ Naul

Sunday 2nd December - Christmas Wreath Workshop ~ Children's Events, Workshops & Classes

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Join Andrew (Mouse) from OWLS Children’s Nature Club for a fun workshop where you will make your very own Christmas Wreath using natural materials from the surrounding woodlands. Feel free to bring pine cones, holly or any other materials from your garden to add to your wreath. From 1pm to 2pm. Suitable for children aged 7+
Children under 7 welcome if accompanied by an adult. Booking essential as places are limited.

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Doors Open: 1pm Commences At: 1pm Admission: In advance: €8

Sunday 2nd December - Christmas Bauble & Bag Workshop ~ Children's Events, Workshops & Classes

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Yelena is back with us for another wonderful workshop where children will get a chance to make their very own Christmas Bauble and hand paint their own Canvas Bag with an image of their choice. Each child will go home with three Christmas Baubles and their own hand-painted canvas bag. From 3:30pm to 4:30pm. Admission: €15. Suitable for children aged 7+ Children under 7 welcome if accompanied by an adult. Booking essential as places are limited.

Doors Open: 3pm Commences At: 3pm Admission: In advance: SOLD OUT

Saturday 8th December - Make Cookies in a Jar & Reindeer Food with 'Kids Cook’ Cookery School ~ Workshops & Classes, Independent Event

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Kick off the magic of Christmas by booking your children into this fun, festive class. Santa and the reindeers will love their snack to keep them full of energy for their long night! Each child will make their own bag of magic, glittery reindeer food and write and decorate a little note for the reindeers to attach to the bag!

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  • Assemble a jar, making layers of the dry ingredients for the same cookies. Finish off with a ribbon and gift label with baking instructions. Simple to recreate at home, just add butter and an egg to the jar ingredients and bake! Cookies in a jar are a great gift, or just for you to keep until you want to make them again! Aprons provided. They can get creative by decorating and personalising the jar labels and baking instructions. Two skills learned, two gifts to take home!

    All ingredients, recipes, gift bags and jars included.

    Duration – 1 hr
    Choose from 2 class times when booking.
    10.30 to 11.30am and 12.30 to 1.30pm

    Each child takes home:
    1 jar with dry ingredients for a batch of cookies, recipe attached, ribbon, tag can be personalised by each child.
    1 bag of reindeer food with label attached, ready to sprinkle for Santa’s Reindeers!

     

    Doors Open: 10:30am
    Commences At: 10:30am

    Admission:
    In advance: €15

    Website: http://www.kidscook.ie

Doors Open: 10.30am Commences At: 10.30am Admission: In advance: 15
Sunday 16th December - Christmas Craft & Food Fair ~ Food, Community

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Join us for our annual Christmas Craft and Food Fair from 10:30am to 4:30pm. Enjoy the festive atmosphere with a glass of mulled wine while browsing a large selection of seasonal, high quality, crafts and food. We will have pottery, jewellery, stained glass, beautiful children’s felt clothing, handmade soaps, willow baskets, woodcarvings, mosaics, knitted & crocheted crafts, fabric toys, jams and chutneys, olives, Christmas cakes and puddings, free range meats and pork, mince pies, farmhouse cheeses and much, much more. So why not support local crafts/food and shop locally for your Christmas presents? Please follow our Christmas Craft and Food Fair Facebook page for more details. Santa will be also visiting us on Sunday 10th December. Advance booking is essential! For more details, please call us on 01-8020898 or e-mail [email protected]
Doors Open: 10.30am Commences At: 10.30am Admission: At the door: FREE

Thursday 20th December - The Man Who Invented Christmas ~ Cinema

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1840s London. Despite a string of successful novels, Charles Dickens (Dan Stephens) has been struggling to come up with another bestseller. Tormented by writer’s block and at odds with his publishers, he grasps at an idea for a surefire hit, a Christmas story he hopes will capture the imagination of his fans and solve his current financial problems. But with only six weeks to write and publish the book before the holiday, he will have to work feverishly to meet his deadline.

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  • Shot on location in Ireland and directed by Bharat Nalluri, The Man Who Invented Christmas is a festive and light-hearted feature, which will entertain and charm audiences of all ages.

    “Dan Stevens turns in a vibrant comic performance as Charles Dickens in this drama about writerly inspiration that plays like a smarter Shakespeare in Love.” – **** Time Out

    Director: Bharat Nalluri
    Duration: 104 minutes
    Language: English
    Cert: PG

    SEAC Friends/Members - FREE, advance booking essential

    Concessions and guests of SEAC Friends/Members - €4 in advance, €6 at the door

    Non-Members - €5 in advance, €7 at the door

     

    Doors Open: 8:00pm
    Commences At: 8:30pm

    Admission:
    In advance: €5 / €4
    At the door: €7 / €6

    Website: http://accesscinema.ie

Doors Open: 8pm Commences At: 8.30pm Admission: In advance: €5 / €4 At the door: €7 / €6

Saturday 22nd December - Moya Brennan An Irish Christmas ~ Music

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Join us for ‘An Irish Christmas’ in the Nativity of Our Lady, Roman Catholic Church, Naul; when Moya Brennan (the Voice of Clannad and First Lady of Celtic Music) brings the unique atmosphere of her music with a specially produced seasonal show of celebration and reflection with some special guests.

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  • Moya draws not only on a rich selection of traditional Irish and European Christmas songs and carols but also her enticing repertoire of well-known solo and Clannad songs. She will be joined by members of her talented band in a show that will warm the heart and carry the spirit and message of the season to her audience.

    Tickets are limited; please book well in advance to avoid disappointment.

    **Please note that there is no allocated seating;
    seating in the Nativity of Our Lady Church is available in on a first-come-first-served basis.**

    Doors Open: 8:00pm
    Commences At: 8:30pm

    Admission:
    In advance: €25 / €22

Doors Open: 8pm Commences At: 8.30pm Admission: In advance: €25 / €22

The Purty Kitchen ~ Booterstown

Monday 31st December - Gatsby (Live) NYE Party

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Come with us on a journey back to the 1920’s and 30’s with Gatsby, the ultimate swing jazz experience. Featuring swing jazz classics performed live alongside some contemporary classics reworked to they style of the era. Think fancy cocktails and good time groves to make you move and that’s what a Gatsby party is all about! We shall be breaking out the bootleg liquor for this one!

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  • Event Details:

    Date: 31/12/2018, Doors 7:30 pm (Dinner & Show Tickets) / 9:30 pm (Show Only)

    Terms & Conditions

    Dinner & Show Tickets
    If you bought Dinner & Show Ticket, you must be in the Venue by 7:55 pm at the latest! The ticket you purchased online does not include your Food /Drink Bill, you will be charged for dinner & drinks on the night at the end of an event. A service charge of 8% automatically applies on the night! Event consist of a two-course meal (desserts are available), food order is at 8 pm. By buying Dinner & Show Tickets you are automatically assigned to a table which is yours until the end of an event.

    Show Only Tickets
    Doors are open from 9:30 pm! You won’t be allowed into a venue any earlier than that. Live music starts at 10 pm. We do not book tables for Show Only tickets. Please be aware that show only tickets have limited seat availability.

    If any of these times above have changed we will notify you either by phone or email.

    Venue Address
    4 – 5 Old Dun Laoghaire Road, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin, Ireland

    Box Office Hours
    Monday to Friday 10 am – 5 pm – 01 284 3576

    Online Payments

    Secure payments are made using your Credit / Debit Card or your Paypal account. Ticket purchases are final and non-refundable!

    All tickets are also available for the same price at Ticketweb

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