Oireachtas members with their families at the lighting of the Christmas tree on Leinster Lawn by night

The traditional lighting of the Christmas tree on Leinster Lawn took place yesterday evening, Tuesday 3 December.

As always, the Oireachtas Choir led members and staff in singing Christmas carols and they were joined by the Rathfarnham Ukulele Group (RUGs). RUGs performed in Leinster House most recently at the Return to the House event in November.

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The Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, with members of the Rathfarnham Ukulele Group