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Women's Little Christmas Gala Banquet

Gala Party Night At The Metropole Hotel Cork

Gala Ball

Mark a time-honoured tradition with family and friends on January 6th with an unforgettable evening for this unique Irish celebration of women and friendship.

  • Arrive at our luxuriously decorated lobby and unwind with a live music and Prosecco welcome.
  • Alight the main stairs to our ballroom where you can enjoy a spectacular 4-course gourmet banquet.
  • Dance the night away with our live party band Abbamania and late night DJ.
  • Party games, novelties and spot prizes on the evening.

€75 per person

Keeping Traditions Alive

In Ireland, we have a unique tradition known as Nollaig na mBan, or  ‘Women’s Little Christmas’. On January 6th, after the main Christmas festivities were concluded, women traditionally gathered on the day of the Feast of the Epiphany. It was a time for women to share stories, drink, laugh and revel in each others company after a busy festive season, during which, typically, they would have borne most of the household workload.

Since then, times have changed, but many women still gather on January 6th to celebrate one another and spend time with friends over the festive season, a tradition that we embrace and enjoy watching it evolve.

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