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Christmas in Dun Laoghaire

PostPosted: Sat Dec 10, 2011 1:10 pm
by grammer
I suppose we better give it a boost
the town could do with it!!!!!
Bumper crowds expected for Dun Laoghaire Christmas festival The organisers of Dun Laoghaire's first ever Christmas festival say they expect more than 200,000 people to visit the town between now and January 8.

The south county Dublin town will witness Dublin's only Christmas fireworks display this evening, officially kicking off celebrations that will last until January 8th

Re: Christmas in Dun Laoghaire

PostPosted: Sat Dec 10, 2011 1:49 pm
by grammer
from DLRs own website
heres the info link
http://www.dlrevents.ie/christmas11.html
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Re: Christmas in Dun Laoghaire

PostPosted: Sat Dec 10, 2011 1:52 pm
by grammer
Have to say the publicity for it was not the best -
if you read the list of events
we missed out on free goodie bags :mrgreen:
and a trip round The Mariners

Re: Christmas in Dun Laoghaire

PostPosted: Wed Dec 12, 2018 2:18 am
by Toss
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Seen as the Strummiester has opened the festive door, I thought I would use Grammer's topic to tell you all a little story I hard recently .... I'm sure he would approve.

A young man called Christy from Monkstown Farm wanted to buy a Christmas present for his new girlfriend. They hadn't been seeing each other for very long and she lived in Foxrock. Christy consulted with his sister and decided, after careful consideration, that a pair of good quality gloves would strike the right note... not too romantic and not too personal. Off he went with his sister to Vero Moda in Bloomfields and they selected a dainty pair of fur lined quality leather gloves. His sister bought a pair of sexy knickers for herself as a treat at the same time. Vero Moda had a free gift wrap offer on that day so they took advantage but the assistant mixed up the two parcels, the sister got the gloves and Christy unknowingly got the knickers. Later that day, Christy sent off his gift wrapped present with the following letter....

Dear Rachel,
I chose these because I've noticed that you are not wearing any when we go out in the evenings. If it had not been for my sister I would have chosen the long ones with buttons, but she wears shorter ones (which are easier to remove). These are a very delicate shade, but the lady I bought them from showed me the pair she had been wearing for the past three weeks and I hardly noticed any marks. I had her try yours on for me and she looked really smart in them even though they were a little bit tight on her. She also said that they rub against her ring which helps keep it clean. In fact she hasn't needed to wash it since she began wearing them.
I wish I was there to put them on for you the first time, as no doubt many other hands will touch them before I have a chance to see you again.
When you take them off remember to blow into them a little bit because they will be naturally a little damp from wearing.
Just imagine how many times my lips will kiss them during the coming year.
I hope you will wear them for me on our next date.
All my love,
Christy

P.S. My mum tells me that the latest style is to wear them folded down with a little bit of fur showing.

Re: Christmas in Dun Laoghaire

PostPosted: Wed Dec 12, 2018 3:16 am
by bugrock
Is that true Toss?

Re: Christmas in Dun Laoghaire

PostPosted: Wed Dec 12, 2018 8:45 am
by Holla
Well I'm sure that they fitted like a glove.

Re: Christmas in Dun Laoghaire

PostPosted: Wed Dec 12, 2018 8:18 pm
by Toss
bugrock wrote:Is that true Toss?


As true as I'm sitting on this horse :P

Re: Christmas in Dun Laoghaire

PostPosted: Thu Dec 13, 2018 10:13 am
by Rocker
I haven't been down the seafront in Dún Laoghaire for ages but I hear there is a big Ferris wheel outside the Lexicon and the views from it are reputed to be spectacular. I can't find a price for a trip on it anywhere !!

Re: Christmas in Dun Laoghaire

PostPosted: Fri Dec 14, 2018 10:41 pm
by gingertom
Well, I was down the town today.In the diminishing grey light, Upper and Lower Georges Street, the jugular veins of Dún Laoghaire, looked great.It tickled my memories of past festive periods, even to drive by and experience it in a visually fleeting manner.

Re: Christmas in Dun Laoghaire

PostPosted: Sat Dec 15, 2018 10:32 pm
by Sinead
To-day I was in Dun Laoghaire, the weather was so bad NO ONE was out and about!
The hobby horses were all covered up.

Sinéad

Re: Christmas in Dun Laoghaire

PostPosted: Sun Dec 16, 2018 5:42 pm
by Jemser
Well at the moment I am in Puerto Vallarta in Mexico. It is 28 degrees here today. However it is very strange to see Santa on a banana boat, Christmas lights, decorations and Christmas trees all over the town. Happy Christmas to all. Adiós Amigos

Re: Christmas in Dun Laoghaire

PostPosted: Sun Dec 16, 2018 8:43 pm
by Holla
Jemser wrote:Well at the moment I am in Puerto Vallarta in Mexico. It is 28 degrees here today. However it is very strange to see Santa on a banana boat, Christmas lights, decorations and Christmas trees all over the town. Happy Christmas to all. Adiós Amigos

Hay Gringo it's well for ya,just mite make it to funderland meself enjoy jemser 8-)

Re: Christmas in Dun Laoghaire

PostPosted: Sun Dec 16, 2018 8:50 pm
by Rocker
Enjoy Jemser. Sounds marvellous.

Re: Christmas in Dun Laoghaire

PostPosted: Sun Dec 16, 2018 11:00 pm
by keeper
Enjoy yourself Jemser, looking forward to seeing your photo journal wuu especially Santa baking at 28degrees :shock: