Thousands gathered to watch the Grafton Street Christmas lights switched on

The countdown to Christmas has officially begun now that the famous Grafton Street Christmas lights have been switched on. Thousands of adults and children gathered to watch the lights switch on this evening. X Factor’s Melanie McCabe was the guest of honour and she was joined by members of Dublin’s All-Ireland winning team. The Hallelujah […]

Grafton Street’s Christmas lights are to be switched on this Thursday, 14 November at 5.30pm

Christmas lights on Grafton Street, Dublin are to be switched on this Thursday, 14 November at 5.30pm. Henry Street and North Earl Street’s Christmas lights will be switched on at 4.30pm on the 17th November and the Christmas tree lights on O’Connell Street will be switched on by Mayor Oisín Quinn on the 24th November […]

On Grafton Street in November (On Raglan Road) by Patrick Kavanagh, Sung by Luke Kelly

On Raglan Road of an autumn day I saw her first and knew That her dark hair would weave a snare that I might one day rue; I saw the danger, and I passed along the enchanted way, And I said, let grief be a fallen leaf at the dawning of the day. On Grafton […]