Saturday 15 December 2018

11 of the best events to celebrate Mother's Day in Ireland tomorrow

Free doughnuts, free yoga, a film with cocktails... Take your pick this Mother's Day.
Free doughnuts, free yoga, a film with cocktails... Take your pick this Mother's Day.
Galway's G Hotel.

Adam Meaney

If you're looking for some way to treat your mum this Mother's Day, here's a round-up of some events going on around the country tomorrow.

1. Free Yoga


A free yoga class is taking place at Lululemon in Brown Thomas, Dublin from 10:00-10:45am, on the top level of the ‘Brown Thomas’ carpark in the marquee this Mother's Day.

Organisers say this class, which is on a first come first serve basis, will turn you inside out.

"Literally, it will soften, strengthen, stretch and relax yourself."

Virgin mimosas and treats will be served.

"Please make sure to come to the pedestrian entrance of the Brown Thomas car park on Clarendon Street (which is beside the Beauty Lounge) 15 minutes early to sign in for the class," organisers say.

2. Free Doughnuts

Want a delicious doughnut? Well they’ll be free to mothers at the ‘Sligo Pudding Row’ in Sligo on Sunday.

3. Canoeing on the Barrow River

Broadcaster Olivia O’Leary beside the Barrow river. Pic: RTE

Mother’s day is all about, well the Mothers! This is your time to treat them well… why don’t you take your lovely Mum down to the ‘Barrow River’ for an incredible afternoon of fun, adventure & most of all relaxation.

Tickets are €49 and can be booked on

4. A pampering holistic treat

Would your mum like a massage? Or ‘crystal healing with reiki’.

Contact Dublin Holistic Centre atn

5. Go on a Food Tour

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Sheena Dignam of Galway Food Tours

For all the marvellous work your Mother has done, why not treat her to our ‘Mother’s Day Brunch Tour’.

Galway Food Tours will be "tasting and sipping" in four ifferent places around the city.

The tour starts at ‘McCambridges’ at 11:30am on Sunday 11th of March.

Bookings are available on

6. Treat your mum to lunch and a museum tour

Why don’t you treat her to a relaxing yet enjoyable lunch.

Cliff Townhouse on Stephen’s Green, Dublin is teaming up with the Little Museum of Dublin.

A three-course Mother’s Day lunch or dinner with either tea or coffee is €49 per person! All mums will then receive a complimentary admission ticket to The Little Museum of Dublin, Ireland’s Fashion Radicals Exhibition.

7. Enjoy a tea and pamper day:

The four-star Ferrycarrig Hotel in Wexford, will be serving afternoon tea a tea and pamper package for €49.50, where mums can enjoy Prosecco Afternoon Tea followed by a 25-minute treatment. Mums can pick their choice of either a ‘Riverwood Mini Facial, ‘Pressure Point Scalp Massage’ or a ‘Back Massage at the serene Riverwood Wellness.

The costs are:

- €17 per person for Afternoon Tea

- €24 including prosecco (With afternoon tea… per person)

- €49.50 for the ‘Tea and Pamper’ package per person!

8. Tea and cake at Bewley's, and a photograph

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Bewley's on Grafton Street. Photo: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland

Especially for Mother's Day, a photographer will take a snap of you and your mum as you enjoy tea and cake at the recently reopened Bewley's Café on Grafton Street.

The photographer will be on hand between 11am-4pm.

9. A mixology masterclass at Café en Seine, Dublin

Cafe en Seine. Photo: Collins

Expert mixologists will guide you and your mum through the art of cocktail making, and each guest will get two cocktails each. The hour-long class costs €27.61 on Eventbrite.

10. Buy them a ticket for Afternoon Tea for Charity

Galway's G Hotel.

In three weeks time, on March 25th, The G Hotel is hosting a Hats, Heels and High Tea in aid of Rosabel's Rooms, which will help to provide dedicated family-focused bereavement suites in hospitals around Ireland.

Tickets are €50 and include a glass of Prosecco on arrival, mini millinery masterclass from acclaimed Galway milliners Caithriona King, Emily Jean, Michael Mullins and Suzie Mahony, delicious afternoon tea, and music from Eleanor Shanley and friends.

11. See a film

And finally, why not go see a film?

Opium restaurant on Dublin’s Wexford Street is screening 'Mamma Mia' in its Botanical garden. Tickets are just €12 and include a Mother's Day Martini cocktail on arrival.

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