Daddy, can we go to McDonalds please?

I don’t take my kids to McDonalds. If I’m asked why, I always say that as kids, my parents never took me or my siblings so I never thought about going with my kids. But recently, they have started expressing an interest in going. Why? Because their school friends ask them what their favourite Happy … Continued

3 new food stalls to brighten up November

We don’t do hibernation here at Irish Village Markets. Instead, we like to freshen things up a little by introducing some top-quality street food vendors.  We have 3 new vendors joining us this month…..   Steakout   These talented BBQ chefs will be making their debut Wednesday 8th of November at Spencer Dock All of … Continued

Sol Burrito Student Special

For those studying and working at UCD, Sol Burrito are offering a special deal this Thursday, October 26th. Nested amongst the many food stalls on campus, this week all students and staff can treat themselves to a any Burrito, Burrito bowl or Fajita with cheesy nachos for only €5.     Now there’s an offer … Continued

Ground Hog Day

Get ready to grab the picnic blankets, share the love and get the gang together on the grass for the Bill Murray classic, Groundhog Day! Merrion Square will set the stage for an outdoor cinematic experience like no other this Saturday 2nd of September. A weather man is reluctantly sent to cover a story about … Continued

The Wizard of Oz Merrion Square 24th August 2017

Do you ever wish you could bring your dog to the cinema ? Well now’s your chance! In celebration of The Doggie Do with Dogs Trust on September the 9th, Happenings in partnership with Dublin City Council present the open-air cinema screening of The Wizard of Oz on the 24th of August in Merrion Square … Continued

Dublin Maker

Dublin Maker is a free to attend, community run event, which will be held on Saturday July 22nd, 2017 in Merrion Square. Dublin Maker takes the form of a “show and tell” experience where inventors/makers sourced through an open call, will have an opportunity to showcase their creations in a carnival atmosphere. It is a … Continued

Percy Place Lunchtime Market closes with immediate effect

It’s heart breaking for us to announce the closure of our favourite little market on the banks of the Grand Canal (Percy Place) on Fridays. The reports of rubbish bins over flowing, unsafe use of electrical cables, using toilet facilities of nearby cafes etc. is completely inaccurate and very unfair. Irish Village Markets operated this … Continued

Sumac

Our latest find… Sumac brings a contemporary take on Middle Eastern cuisine with its Mezze Trios, a unique selection of a Lamb, Fish or Vegetarian dish, coupled with a grain/pulse salad and a choice of three dips. Our Arabic and Turkish food is nutritious, tasty and colourful, and combines different textures with the subtle flavours … Continued

making our markets greener

Due to the high volume of waste generated at our markets, we are actively discouraging the use of all non-recyclable food packaging.  Customers will be able to dispose of all compostable containers in specified bins at each market which will be removed and taken back to our facility in Sandyford, washed and made ready for disposal. We are … Continued