Christmas party season 2017 barges ahead

It may already be too late to book next year's office bash

Laura Barry, marketing executive for the Canal Boat restaurant on Dublin’s Grand Canal Pic: Fergal Phillips

Already thinking ahead to next year’s office party? You may have left it too late to secure a Friday night, according to one industry figure.

Sean Gleeson, managing director of the event website, said many venues in Dublin were already booked up for some nights during Christmas 2017.

“All the Fridays are booked,” he said. “When you’re ringing up the venues, you’re being put on a cancellation list. If you’re looking for something for ...