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CARI Christmas Market comes to Bedford row this December 3

(L-R) Shane Kiely Mary Madden and Derrick Towell CARI. CARI Christmas Market.

CARI’s Christmas shop have announced they are set to Pop-Up in the Bedford Row Christmas Markets this December 3-4 from 11am to 6pm.

A wide variety of delicious treats will be available for all the family to enjoy with the Cari Elves working relentlessly making treats such as the magical reindeer food!

Other treats on sale in the CARI Christmas market will include Festive Christmas sweets and lollies which have been kindly donated by local business, Pandora Bell.




Previously loved toys, books and Bric a brac will also be on sale with all funds raised going directly to provide counselling and therapy services for children and families affected by child sexual abuse. 

CARI is a leading voluntary organisation based in Limerick city for the past 25 years with a proven track record in providing child centered specialised therapy and support to children, families and groups affected by child sexual abuse, regardless of means.

The Christmas Craft Fair on Bedford Row is one out of multiple events organised by Limerick City and County that will be happening around the city leading up to Santa’s visit on December 25!

Other events happening in the city include  Santa’s Post Box on Bedford Row where elves will be busy collecting children’s wishes and dreams and where they can post that all important letter to Santa in plenty of time for Christmas. There will also be seasonal workshops hosting a feast of activities including Christmas tree decoration making, wrapping gifts, baking and story-telling on December 9 from 2-7pm and December 101-11 from 12-6pm.

The hugely popular ice ring, Limerick on Ice will also be returning by popular demand to Arthurs Quay Park.

To find out more about CARI and how to donate to this great cause click here.

Check out CARI on Facebook and Twitter.

To find out about other activities happening throughout the month of December in Limerick click here. 

Read more about Limerick City and County Council here.


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