5 non-fiction podcast miniseries to get stuck into (that aren’t news or true crime)

Lauren Heskin

Sunday baking: Pecan cinnamon rolls

Meg Walker

Sofia Vergara finally wins battle with ex over embryos

Jennifer McShane

4 comfy yet chic outfit ideas to get you ready for a post-lockdown world

Edaein OConnell

8 predictions for the 2021 Best Picture Oscar nominations

Jennifer McShane

This terraced home in Donnybrook is on the market for €1.45 million

Megan Burns

Alice Ward on her Irish surf film featuring the female surfers who call our wild...

Lauren Heskin

‘They won’t stop until she miscarries’: Chrissy Teigen is right to defend Meghan Markle

Jennifer McShane

5 ingenious small space design ideas inspired by real homes

Lauren Heskin

Image / Editorial

6 Christmas Pop-Ups Worth Visiting This Year

by Melanie Mullan
25th Nov 2016

Christmas market season is upon us. A time when browsing is perfectly acceptable with a fill of mulled wine and mince pies. We’ve picked some of our favourite Irish pop-ups and markets from local businesses to make gift shopping a breeze…


1. Love & Robots Pop-Up in Arnotts: until 3?January 2017

Love & Robots, Christmas Pop-up

Using cutting-edge technologies, Love & Robots?create bespoke pieces that are made-to-order and entirely personalised. In the Arnotts pop-up shop, you’ll find iPads that allow you to customise your piece.

2. Nordic Elements: 54 Booterstown Avenue, Blackrock, Co. Dublin

Every Thursday & Friday 9:30 – 3PM & Saturday 10 – 4PM until 17?December 2016.

Nordic Elements, Christmas Pop-Up

Along with their collection of stunning Christmas decorations, Nordic Elements will have a range of gifts selected from their Scandinavian suppliers including Ferm Living and Studio Arhoj.

3.?Makers and Brothers Pop-Up at 41 Dawson Street: until 24 December


Based in the old Bible shop on Dawson Street, Makers and Brothers?promise a peaceful escape laden with seasonal treats and moments of joy.?With a range from Aesop for gifts to stunning crockery pieces and wall art for the home, there’s plenty to peruse.

4.?April and the Bear Pop-Up in Thirty Four: 1?-?10?December

April and the Bear, Christmas Pop-up, Thirty Four, Lennox Street

‘Greetings’ brass gift tag, €12

April and the Bear have teamed up with Thirty Four on Lennox Street to create an intimate, unique and fun space for their customers. In this alternative and peaceful space, you can pick up Christmas decor along with cool gifts and jewellery while enjoying a coffee and a rest from the hustle and bustle of the outside world.

5.?Etsy Dublin Friends & Family Market at The Chocolate Factory: 8?December

Wooden Christmas trees, €16.98, Lindsay Interiors

An opportunity to support talented local makers under the same roof and enjoy some mulled wine and mince pies too! A great opportunity for an evening out with friends!

6. Me&Him&You in The Westbury Mall: December 5th – 11th, 10 – 6pm daily.

Me&Him&You Christmas Pop-Up

As part of the launch of Design Ireland, Me&Him&You open their first over pop-up selling their City Screenprint range. Inspired by cities throughout the world, prices start at €15, and make for a special gift. The pop-up will also see live traditional screenprinting demonstrations take place throughout the week, by Me&Him&You founders Ronan Dillon and Peter O’Gara.

Have we missed anything? Let us know of any Christmas pop-ups in your area at [email protected]ie

Featured image: Sostrene Grene.