Saturday 10 December 2016

Easter Monday in Merrion Square made me proud to be Irish

Published 02/04/2016 | 02:30

Easter Monday events in Dublin had a joyful family atmosphere. Photo: Mark Condren
Easter Monday events in Dublin had a joyful family atmosphere. Photo: Mark Condren

Without a shadow of a doubt the best day I've spent in Dublin City with my young family was Easter Monday 2016.

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We began our adventure by train from Dunboyne to Pearse Station, (the older children had wanted to go to Tayto Park and grumbled a little, but luckily resigned themselves). Along with a picnic, we strolled to Merrion Square to be completely uplifted by what surrounded us.

Dublin City opened itself to us and there was a real sense of freedom. Money was not required as activities were offered by the artists who kindly shared their talents with our children.

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