The Ultimate Guide to Christmas Markets in Ireland 2019

Christmas Markets in Ireland

Around the island of Ireland, artisans, crafters, and makers and doers are feeling the excitement and hope in the run up to the most important business time of the year, Christmas time. For these creatives, this time of year brings the biggest opportunity to welcome customers, old and new. The perfect chance to exhibit their skill and hard work. And selling their wares at ‘Christmas Markets in Ireland‘ is one of the ways they get to do this.

This guide encourages you to get out and about this Christmas and give ‘shopping local’ a go. Consider supporting creatives in every field from bread baking to toy making. I know I will be.

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Top Tips For Christmas Market Visitors

  • Cash will always be King (or Queen).
  • Bring your own bags for purchases.
  • A pram or stroller for small children is advised.
  • It gets chilly during the months of November and December so wrap up.
  • If the market has a website or social media page, check it and know what to look forward to.
  • There’ll most likely be food and drink stalls so make it a highlight of your visit.

The Ultimate Guide to Christmas Markets in Ireland

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Christmas Markets in Leinster

Leinster Highlight: Gifted The Contemporary Craft & Design Fair

  • Where: The RDS, Dublin 4.
  • When: December 4th to December 8th.
  • Website: giftedfair.ie

Dublin

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Kildare

Carlow

Kilkenny

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Laois

Longford

  • Longford Christmas Market & FestivalTBC.

Louth

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Meath

Offaly

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Westmeath

Wexford

Wicklow

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Christmas Markets in Munster

Munster Highlight: Glow – A Cork Christmas Celebration

Cork

  • Youghal Christmas Craft Food Market – TBC.
  • Macroom Christmas Market – TBC.

Clare

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Kerry

Limerick

  • Christmas at the Milk MarketTBC.
  • Christmas Market LimerickTBC.
  • Boutique Christmas Market Holycross Bruff – facebook.com/events

Tipperary

Waterford

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Christmas Markets in Connacht

Connacht Highlight: Christmas Market Galway

Galway

Leitrim

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Mayo

Roscommon

Sligo

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Christmas Markets in Ulster (including Northern Ireland)

Ulster Highlight: 

Antrim

Armagh

Cavan

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Derry / Londonderry

Donegal

  • Letterkenny Christmas Craft & Food FairTBC.

Down

Fermanagh

  • Enniskillen Christmas Craft and Food FairTBC.

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Monaghan

  • Christmas Cottage Market Monaghan – TBC.
  • Glaslough Christmas Market – TBC.
  • Monaghan Christmas Craft & Gift Fair facebook.com/events

Tyrone

Moy Christmas Preloved Market & Craft FairTBC.

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  1. Hi Edwina. Would you please give a shout to the Dublin 8 Christmas craft fair It’s on this weekend and runs over 4 weekends until December 1st.
    It will be held in the parish parochial hall on James’s street in Dublin 8 opening Saturday and Sunday each weekend 11-5:30 pm.
    Lots of goodies to be had each weekend.
    13/40/123 busses to the door and Luas to James’s hospital stop and 5 min walk.
    Wheelchair friendly event and all welcome. No cover charge.
    See our Facebook page
    Dublin 8 Christmas craft fair.
    Thanks

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