New Year in Dublin will be all bells and whistles with final Gathering event of the year and big New Year Eve open air concert at the College Green (around 1 minute walk from Barnacles Temple Bar Hostel!). This year will see MKS (Mutya, Keisha and Siobhan- the founding members of Sugababes), hot new act The Strypes and YouTube darlings Seo Linn will join seminal ska band Madness and Ryan Sheridan on stage at the Countdown Concert, in the heart of Dublin city centre on 31st December. Same as last year, there will be awesome 3D projection on Trinity College! Concert is €25 per person, and you can buy tickets and read more about the bands here.
Everyone is able to take a part in the Procession of light this year as well – illuminate the streets of Dublin and experience magic of Ireland! With Ireland’s top specialists in illuminated processions and aerial dance leading the way, this year’s Procession will create a spectacular river of light through the heart of the city. For the first time in the history of Irish public parades, the People’s Procession of Light will make its final leg of the journey through the iconic Grafton Street to the grand finale at St. Stephen’s Green.
If you want to take a part in it, apply here!
After the night to remember, treat yourself to New Year’s Brunch, traditionally held in the Meeting house square (across from our Dublin hostel), and enjoy free live music, dancing, performances and much more. Share your hopes and goals for 2014 on special resolution tree as well!