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New Year in Dublin, Great New Year’s Events


Hapenny Bridge Dublin CityNew Year’s Eve in Dublin city is always amazing with an incredible range of attractions and events taking place in the city during the run-up to December 31st. The New Year Festival or NYF was set up to provide the ultimate New Year’s Eve party but has since expanded to a wonderful three-day festival running from 30 December to 1 January every year.

NYF is a time when the whole of Dublin sparks into life to celebrate the start of the new year. Come to Dublin for New Year and you get to experience huge open air concerts on New Year’s Eve, incredible light shows showcased on iconic buildings, spoken word festivals, music trails all over the city, pop up cultural events, outdoor cinemas and the great city centre atmosphere that Dublin is famous for at the end of each year.

Here at Travelodge Hotels Ireland we always want you to have a great stay whenever you book with us and that goes double for the period around New Year. Make sure you book one of our 5 budget Dublin city hotels so you don’t miss out on your New Year’s Eve city trip this year. Whether you’re spending this New Year period in Dublin or in another location on the island of Ireland, Travelodge Ireland Hotels wishes you and your family a very Happy New Year.


What to do in Dublin during the NYF Festival


New Year’s Eve in Dublin will have to wait for another year but don’t despair, Travelodge Ireland Hotels will update this page as soon as the next Dublin New Year festival programme is released by the organisers so you can book in for the best events happening on New Year’s Eve.

In the interim, think about booking for New Year in Dublin to make sure you get our very best room rates at our 5 Dublin budget hotels.


Budget Dublin New Year’s Eve Hotels

With 5 cheap hotels across Dublin, we at Travelodge Ireland Hotels have the perfect choice when you’re heading to the capital city for the New Year. When you book with us you will get the Best rates guaranteed direct through our website with no other company offering you the great deals that we do.

For New Year’s, you’ll find our Travelodge Stephens Green Hotel right in the city centre of Dublin, giving you absolute convenience, while a short journey away from St. Stephen’s Green you can check in at our Travelodge Rathmines City Centre Hotel.

Just a short distance from Dublin Zoo you’ll be able to stay in our Travelodge Phoenix Park Hotel, close to Europe’s largest city park. For anyone flying in, we’ve got 2 Dublin Airport Hotels. Our Travelodge Dublin Airport North Swords Hotel is placed just next to the airport itself, while our Travelodge Dublin Airport South Hotel is found between the city and the airport.

Start the New Year the right way by making sure you don’t overspend on your Dublin hotel. Book direct with Travelodge Ireland Hotels and you’ll get the best rates guaranteed direct through our website, saving money on every stay in Dublin. You’ll also get a great night’s rest, with our comfortable rooms all coming equipped with flat screen TVs, en-suite bathrooms, free and fast Wi-Fi and comfy Sleepeezee beds made especially for Travelodge.


Suggested Local Dublin Attractions for the New Year

Come to Dublin for New Year’s Eve and make the most of your city trip by checking out below three of our favourite Dublin attractions. Alternatively, go to our Dublin Top 10 Attractions page for plenty of great ideas of where to catch some Dublin New Year spirit.

Head over to our Dublin Family Attractions page for some great things to do if you’re visiting the city this New Year’s Eve with your children or try the Travelodge Ireland Hotels Dublin Nature page which brings you on a tour through the most scenic sights Ireland’s capital city has to offer at year’s end or at any time of the year.


Guinness Storehouse

Looking to celebrate the New Year with a pint or two, why not try the Guinness Experience? Located at St James’s Gate Brewery, a short trip from our city centre hotels, the Guinness Storehouse takes you on a journey right back to the early twentieth century when Arthur Guinness Son & Co. Ltd started production of one of Ireland’s most celebrated exports, the distinctive Irish dry stout enjoyed the world over. And best of all, you can savour a pint of the black stuff in the top-floor Gravity Bar, all included in the admission fee! If you’re looking for something a little less mainstream, head over to the Old Jameson Distillery.

Chester Beatty Library

Voted as one of the best museums in Ireland and the UK, the Chester Beatty Library has an incredible collection of pieces from across the entire world. From unique Egyptian papyrus art to amazing artefacts from across the whole of Asia the library’s collection is a must see for anyone looking to experience the most interesting Dublin city visitor attractions this New Year festival.

Grafton Street

One of the best locations for Dublin Shopping, you can find some of Ireland’s best shops on Grafton Street, whether you’re looking for fashion inspiration or just fancy a bite to eat. The street is famous for its incredibly talented buskers, with past performers like Ed Sheeran having become major stars with the skills they learned on Grafton Street.



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