Dublin City Council welcomed the return of the much-loved annual Henry Street and Mary Street Christmas Market over the weekend.
The Lord Mayor of Dublin Caroline Conroy officially opened the market on Saturday, December 3, which will for seven-days-a-week until Christmas Eve.
“The markets on Henry St and Mary St are almost as much a part of Christmas as the tree at this stage!”, said the Lord Mayor.
“They’ve been here as long as I can remember and always help create a lovely festive atmosphere in the city at this time of year. It’s great to see all the traders back again.”
This year there are 46 traders based on both Henry Street and Mary Street.
The market will be open 10am to 9pm everyday until December 24.
“Shoppers can expect to see Christmas gifts, decorations, toys, and much, much more when they visit,” the council says.
“Dublin City Council welcomes the return of this longstanding Christmas tradition for many Dubliners.
“As the oldest Christmas market in Dublin, it boasts a rich history that spans generations.
“It has been a part of the city centre Christmas shopping experience over the last few decades, for those from Dublin and beyond.”