Henry Street Christmas Lights Switch On
This year Dublin at Christmas starts on November 12th on Henry Street with the highly anticipated Henry Street lighting ceremony.
Come into town for free family entertainment starting at 5pm and a see a special guest turn on the Christmas lights. Experience the magic of Dublin this Christmas season on Henry Street.
Nearest Red Line Stop – Jervis (2 mins walk)
Nearest Green Line Stop – St. Stephens’ Green (18 mins walk)
Performing on the night
The High Kings (Headline)
Ireland’s Folk Band of the year, The High Kings, are Finbarr Clancy, Brian Dunphy, Martin Furey and Darren Holden. Coming from accomplished Musical pedigrees, The High Kings grew up in households soaked in the Irish Musical tradition and each member of the band witnessed first hand the power of well crafted Irish music on an audience.
Zena, (13) who is singing the soundtrack and is one of the actors too in 'A Christmas Star' movie due to premiere Belfast, London, New York & LA between November & Christmas is delighted to sing the soundtrack in Dublin for the "Lights" celebrations. Cast includes Pierce Brosnan, Liam Neeson & Kylie Minogue & more! First ever Irish Feature Film made by young people mentored by professionals.
Event in aid of Debra Ireland
This event is FREE but donations will be collected on the day in support of DEBRA Ireland - a national Irish charity, established to provide support services to patients and families living with the debilitating skin condition epidermolysis bullosa (EB). Their drive is research into treatments and cures for those living with the condition. They provide hope and support to those living with EB, there are currently 300 people living in Ireland living with the condition. DEBRA Ireland provides support not only to them but to their families who regularly act as carers. More visit debraireland.org