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Social Pics: The Shelbourne Hotel Christmas Lights With Joe Schmidt

by Jade Hanley
25th Nov 2017

No repro fee 23/11/2017 **Joe Schmidt Lights up The Shelbourne to celebrate the beginning of the festive season** Picture shows from left Aidan Dempsey, Hotel Manager; and Joe Schmidt,,Irish Rugby Coach, turning on the Christmas lights at The Shelbourne Hotel. The Shelbourne Hotel played host to a glowing crowd of guests and on-lookers who gathered amongst the traditional elegance, warmth and luxurious surroundings of the marble lobby to join very special guest, Joe Schmidt for the annual switching on of the Christmas lights. Stylish guests mingled by the roaring log fire, enjoyed Christmas carols by The Line-Up Choir, and nibbled on warming mince pies as the deep aroma of mulled wine filled the air and little ones were treated to hot chocolate. Every year, Dublin’s iconic Shelbourne Hotel asks a special guest to do the honours in lighting up the beginning of the festive season by turning on the Christmas lights. The Shelbourne is an iconic meeting point of choice for friends, family and colleagues in the exciting and fun-filled lead up to Christmas. Christmas is probably when the hotel looks at its very best, full of glitter and magic, where the most glamorous meet to see and be seen, and where fun, style and delicious food and drink is the order of the day! www.theshelbourne.ie Pic:Naoise Culhane-no fee

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Photographed by Naoise Culhane

Experience the magic of Christmas at the 5 Star Shelbourne Hotel, Dublin.

Recently, Joe Schmidt, the head coach of the Irish Rugby team, switched on the Shelbourne’s famous Christmas lights. The lucky attendees watched in awe as Joe switched on the spectacular display of lights in one of the most luxurious hotels in Dublin City Centre, including some of Joe’s little rugby fans, who sported their favourite Irish Rugby jersey.


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