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    Join us for Christmas on the Square this festive season!

    Click here to download the December brochure with details of the Merrion Square shopping trail and map and a list of highlighted events in the area happening over the Christmas season.

    Merrion Hotel’s Festive Afternoon Tea

    Afternoon tea in the beautiful Georgian Drawing Rooms is always an occasion to remember and savour. Delicate finger sandwiches, gingerbread, Viennese bridge rolls, meringues, mince pies, gateaux – just some of the home-delights on offer during

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    Christmas Chamber at The Goethe-Institut

    Visit the Christmas Chamber in the Goethe-Institut Reading Room. German Christmas recipes and a selection of traditional German Christmas delights such as Lebkuchen and Marzipan give you a flavour of German Christmas. Watch Three Wishes for Cinderella – a German Christmas classic

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    Royal Hibernian Academy

    Rachel Joynt RHA Sea-Change Futures 2013   To 20 Dec

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    Pop Up Irish Design Shop at 45 Merrion Square

    In conjunction with the Irish Design Shop Christmas on the Square brings you the best of Irish designed and made goods to suit everyone this festive season. Dunbeacon Pottery, Heather Finn Knitwear, beautifully crafted wood and leather accessories from Crave On,

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    The Art of Christmas brought to you by Hennessy

    A Series of Demonstrations led by the experts at Appassionata flowers at the IAA – No. 45 10.30am Dress your Door – We will show you two different styles of door wreaths to inspire you to make your

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    Pop Up Café at 63 Merrion Square

    The RSAI will host a special Pop Up Café in conjunction with Coppa of the RHA. Have a well-earned rest with a cup of something warm in the glorious Georgian surroundings of No 63 and afterwards browse the books for

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    Food on the Square at 22 Merrion Square

    At Christmas on the Square you will find a selection of the very best of Irish foods on sale in the elegant surroundings of 22 Merrion Square. From Cake Café to Dublin Kombucah to the

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    Wildean Salon at 8 Merrion Square

    Salon: The Spirit of Christmas in Dublin How to capture the spirit of Christmas in Dublin? What happens to Dublin, and to Dubliners, when the temperature plummets and the festive season comes upon us? What

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    Irish Traditional Music Gifts at 73 Merrion Square

    The ITMA is a haven for unusual musical gifts. It is a treasure trove of Irish music stocking many items exclusive to the Archive. There will be live music in the library from 1 to 2.30 for you to

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    Royal Institute of Architects of Ireland Bookshop

    The bookshop at the RIAI will be open during Christmas on the Square. The RIAI bookshop is the largest stockist of architectural publications in Ireland and your first port of call when looking for something interesting

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