Dive into the features you want to see

Abortion alcohol alcohol free america Art artist spotlight awards beer Belfast best best looking Best New Music beyond the pale booze Brexit British Cannabis cbd Cheese chocolate Christmas climate change closure Coffee collaboration College Green Comedy cooking counter culture counterculture Cover Story Covid Culture DC Films Derelict Ireland Direct Provision Drink drug Drugs Dublin Dublin City Council Dublin International Film Festival easter Entertainment Environment equality Fashion feature feminism Festival Film First Listen Food gaeilge Gaming General News gift gifts Gigs Graphic Design guinness harm reduction Harry Styles healthcare Heaters Heatwave heist Hennessy Homelessness Housing HSE ice cream Identity instagram Interview introduction to ireland Irish Irish coffee Irish News irishmade justice Justice League Kanye West launch Leonardo DiCaprio LGBTQ+ List Lists Literature Living Hell Lockdown Index Made by District Made in Ireland magdalene laundries meme Mental Health menu merch metoo Michelin mural Music narolane new menu New Music News nightclub nom non-binary nphet One of everything Opener Openers opening openings Opinion Pairing pancakes Photography Pints Podcasts Politics pop up pop ups potatoes Premiere presents Pride queer Ray Fisher reservations Restaurants restrictions rugby Science Shebeen Shite Talk shitetalk signature dish Skateboarding small batch Social Media soup Space Subset sustainability tacos Taxis Technology Television The Big Grill theatre Thumbstopper tiktok To Be Irish Top 10 Tracks Top Ten Tracks Traffic Trans rights Transport Travellers trends TV Ukraine Ultimate Food Guide vegan Visual Art vodka Weed where to eat whiskey wine Women's rights Workman's youtube
Art and Design / December 14, 2022

Merchy Christmas is returning to The Grand Social this weekend

Image: Sorcha Richardson
Art and Design / December 14, 2022

Merchy Christmas is returning to The Grand Social this weekend

Words: Ellen Kenny

Having yourself a very Merchy Christmas and get gear from all your favourite Irish artists at The Grand Social.

One Stop Band Shop is returning to The Grand Social this Christmas for their annual artist merch market, Merchy Christmas. Taking place from 11:00 to 18:00 on December 17 and 18, shoppers can find clothes, accessories and more from over 50 Irish singers and bands.

Artists selling their merch include Daithí, Gemma Dunleavy, Aoife Nessa Frances and Nealo. Irish bands offering Christmas gifts include Mango X Mathman, Ispíní na hÉireann, Pillow Queens and Soda Blonde. More artists merch is expected to be announced ahead to the market this December.

Live music is also expected to played at the market. Last year, R. Kitt, Mango X Mathman, Nialler9 and more played at Merchy Christmas.

Entry to the market is free, but attendants are recommended to make a five euro donation to the Simon Community upon arrival. Last year, One Stop Band Shop raised 4,915 euros. Organisers are aiming to raise 10,000 euro this year, with raffles and limited-edition merch kindly donated by the artists taking part across the weekend.

Click here to stay updated on what merch will be available at The Grand Social from December 17 to December 18.

Elsewhere on District: Support Irish Artists This Christmas With Our Ultimate Merch Guide