City of lights: cold days and long nights in Dublin call for warming spirits

Francesca Comyn enjoys chance meetings and a cosy bed ahead of Christmas

22nd November, 2015
The Christmas lights on Grafton Street in Dublin

Dublin may not have lavish winter markets to rival Vienna, Munich or Budapest, but it can be a joy at Christmas.

As a resident of the city, it is the little things that make a cosy Christmas in the city; an unexpected meet-up and a shopping list happily abandoned in favour of a spontaneous drink.

By the end of this week, the festive season will be in full swing. Christmas lights will have been turned...

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