On Thursday the 4th of December, the Dunleer Community Development Board opened the Christmas Festival of Dunleer with the Turning on The Christmas Lights by Santa Claus.
In what was the first time that Santa came to The Market House on Main Street, Dunleer. Almost two thousand people enjoyed the start of the seasonal festivities.
Santa was very pleased with his new house in the Coach House on the Market House Courtyard.
On Friday the 5th of December our cultural society, An tScoraiocht Lannleire, held Dunleer's famous Wren boys Night in An Teach Ceili on the Barn Road. For more information on the Wren Boys Night see www.dunleer.ie.
On Saturday 6th of December the Dunleer Community Development Board held the Christmas Fair of Dunleer in the Market House Courtyard.
Over thirty stalls were in attendance, and crowds were bigger than last year.
Later in the day, An tScoraiocht Lannleire held their annual 'S-Factor' talent competition, with €1000 in prizes, in The Grove House Ballroom, Main Street Dunleer.
On Sunday 7th December the Annual Christmas Carols Service was held in St. Brigid's Church on Chapel Lane, Dunleer.