Ireland has moved from Level 5 to Level 3 restrictions from Tuesday 1st December.

Retail, museums, galleries and cinemas have re-opened with hospitality re-opening on Thursday 4th December. If you’re using public transport, please remember to travel outside of peak times as capacity is limited to 50%. Remember to wear a face covering, social distance and practice hand hygiene.

Please see gov.ie for the latest.

Winter Lights

Dublin City Council’s extremely popular ‘Winter Lights’ return for the third year this Christmas. From December 1st to January 1st, 17 locations (see map) across the city are transformed with colourful projections and lighting displays to cheer us all up in what has been a challenging year. “Dublin is always a special place at Christmas time,” said the Lord Mayor of Dublin Hazel Chu. “There’s no doubt Christmas 2020 will be different to previous years, but that doesn’t mean it will be any less magical. Winter Lights is becoming an important part of the Christmas tradition, and all of th

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Shop local

As Dublin faces into additional COVID-19 restrictions, local businesses will need our support to survive. It’s vital that we’re there for them in the run up to Christmas. Here’s how you can help: Business directories DublinTown, Dublin City’s business improvement district, has listed all of the businesses within their area that are open. Shop Local Online lists almost 450 businesses around the country, and is free to join.

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Be Active, Stay Healthy

It’s been a rough year for all of us. As the evenings draw in and the weather gets cooler, it’s still vital that we stay active. Particularly as we’re all staying home more due to lockdown. Whether it’s taking the kids to the park, getting a morning run in, or even a lunchtime walk, the benefits to mind and body health are proven. For now you’re limited to a 5km radius of your home, but we’ve assembled some resources to help you out.

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