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A stellar line up of Limerick gigs on offer this Christmas season!



Limerick gigs – there is a stellar line up on offer guaranteed to get your toes tapping and you and your friends well and truly into the Christmas spirit this year.  

Limerick has a thriving entertainment offer at any time of the year, but at Christmas it really comes alive 

Hermitage Green Hi Generation tour - Hermitage Green will now perform an outdoor concert Live at the Big Top at Limerick's Milk Market on Thursday, December 30.
Hermitage Green play the Live at the Big Top, Thursday, December 29

Christmas enthusiasts rejoice! The season to be jolly is officially upon us, and unlike the last couple of (unusual) years, there’s absolutely loads happening this December!  

The Christmas in Limerick programme highlights the jam-packed calendar of festive family-friendly events taking place right across Limerick city and county. But these festive favourites are pitched particularly at adults! 




Whether you feel like gliding around the rink at Limerick on Ice, warming up in the Christmas Village Ice Bar at Arthur’s Quay Park, gift hunting at the Festive Night Fair on Nicholas Street or heading along to a film screening, whiskey tour, drag or comedy shows; you can be sure there’s all sorts to keep you entertained in Limerick this Christmas. 

So as we all scramble to get our calendars in order, let us help, as we list some of the ‘must-not-miss’ Limerick gigs, guaranteed to get your toes tapping and you and your friends well and truly into the Christmas spirit this year.  

Make sure to grab your tickets for the hottest Limerick gigs in town – and no kids allowed! 

The Alvin Purple Experience – Fri 9 Dec, Dolans 

Expect to feel the noise of the best glam rock Christmas party of the decade, when Mr. Alvin Love God Purple takes to the stage and plays all the Christmas classics along with a few surprises thrown in for good measure. 

Limerick Opera Festival – Al Fresco Seasonal Sessions – Sat 3, 10, 17 Dec, Mother Macs Public House 

Wrap up in your winter woollies and join Limerick Opera Festival for a series of on-street festive performances in the heart of the city centre. 

Damien Dempsey Live at the Big Top – Fri 16 Dec, Live at the Big Top 

The award-winning Irish singer-songwriter, Damien Dempsey, makes a welcome return to Limerick when he performs with a full band Live at the Big Top this December. 

Christmas with Muireann – Fri 16 Dec, St. Mary’s Cathedral 

This fabulous festive showcase, sees Irish Chamber Orchestra join forces once again with one of Ireland’s finest voices, Muireann Nic Amhlaoibhor for an evening of festive cheer.  

Big Country – Sat 17 Dec, Dolans 

Steeped in a stunning catalogue of proud and stirring hit songs, Big Country are set to rock Dolans Warehouse when they play on Saturday, 17 December. 

The Brad Pitt Light Orchestra – Thu 22 Dec, Dolans 

After an absence of almost three years, the band return to Dolans and promise plenty of festive fun and Christmas shenanigans. 

Hermitage Green Live at the Big Top – Thu 29 Dec, Live at the Big Top 

Recognised as one of the most popular bands to emerge from Limerick in recent years, Hermitage Green are back home, fresh from an extensive touring schedule and will wow audiences Live at the Big Top. 

Full details about what’s on over the Christmas period in Limerick are available in the Christmas in Limerick 2022 event guide online and will be distributed throughout Limerick. 

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