Four events to celebrate the New Year in Dublin.

by Amy Rohu

This New Year celebrate with one of these exciting city centre events, writes Amy Rohu.

Ring in 2022 in style with New Year’s Festival Dublin, Ireland’s biggest New Year Celebration. Now in its tenth year, New Year’s Festival Dublin is bigger and better than ever with 4 spectacular events set to take place over 2 days in Dublin Castle, the heart of the city, on 31 December 2021 and 1 January 2022. 

New Year’s Festival Dublin presents 2 countdown events on 31 December 2021. Get ready for a New Year’s Eve night to remember and ring in 2022 in true celebratory style. Share a spectacular midnight moment with critically acclaimed Irish international phenomenon Picture This who are set to headline this year’s Countdown Concert at Dublin Castle with very special guests Lyra and Ryan Sheridan. Share a magical moment with family and friends at the family friendly New Year’s Matinee Show, a very special earlier countdown event in the stunning surroundings of Dublin Castle with live performances from Hudson Taylor, Róisín O and Fia Moon.

Keep celebrating at 2 stunning New Year’s Day events with New Year’s Festival Dublin. Multi platinum Irish & international selling Gavin James will take to the stage for a spectacular show in Dublin Castle for the New Year’s Day Concert joined by special guests True Tides,  Erica Cody and Brad Heidi – making it a New Year’s Day to remember. Enjoy a fabulous New Year’s Afternoon in The Castle with Kila, Beoga, Cairde and special guests The Scratch & friends.

Ciara Sugrue, Head of Festivals at Fáilte Ireland, said: “It is fantastic to see New Year’s Festival Dublin return this year with an amazing line up featuring some of Ireland’s finest musical talent and entertainment for the whole family to enjoy. Festivals and events like this are crucial as we work towards the recovery of the tourism sector and the New Year’s Festival Dublin will give visitors the opportunity to experience the very best of our capital city while providing a boost for tourism businesses at an off-peak time of the year.”

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