Things to do with Kids Around Ireland Christmas 2015

Are you looking for things to do with kids (apart from Santa visits), this December and Christmas Holiday? From Christmas craft making to winter fairs, here’s our regional guide of  Things to do with Kids Around Ireland Christmas 2015.

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  • Christmas 2015The Ark has plenty on for families this Christmas 2015 including The Henry Girls in a festive music show and check out all the events running as part of the Design It Festival.
  • Check out the Free Christmas Events at the 3 National Museum of Ireland sites, Collins Barracks, Merrion Square and Kildare Street.
  • Imaginosity start their Christmas celebrations with Santa’s Science Lab which will run fun science crafts for kids throughout December. And visit Santa on December 19th.
  • Mary Poppins will be at The Bord Gais Energy Theatre from December 3rd 2015 to January 9th 2016.
  • Funderland is back at the RDS on December 17th and will remain open until January 10th, 2016.
  • The National Concert Hall Christmas  2015 Concert features the Snowman. Book in advance for December 18th to 20th 2015.
  • There’s plenty of Ice-Skating fun to be had around Dublin again this year, including Dundrum on Ice, RDS, Swords,& Blanchardstown.
  • The moving crib will be live in Parnell Square until Jan 10th.

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South East

  • Christmas 2015Powerscourt Estate is the place to be this Chrsitasm 2015, enjoy a stroll in the gardens, a visit to Tara’s Palace and the animals in Powerscourt Stables or take in a family show. before visiting Santa and collecting some presents from the beautiful shops.
  • Bunclody Library have introduced Friday Craft Sessions at 11.15 to 12pm for 3 to 5 year olds and 3.15 to 4pm for kids ages 6 to 9 years. December sessions all have a Christmas theme.
  • Waterford Winterval is back from November 20th to December 23rd with a host of events for families.
  • Kilruddery Christmas Market is on December 5th and Santa will be there every weekend until December 22nd
  • Kilkenny on Ice runs at Cillinhill from november 28th to Jan 10th 2016.
  • The Santa Village at Mount Juliet is on from December 4th to 23rd 2015.
  • Take the Lapland Express to visit Santa at Castlecomer Discovery Park this Christmas 2015.
  • The Wonderous Wexford Winter Wonderland is on from November 28th to January 10th 2016 and includes a Christmas Parade, Ice Skating Rink, Christmas Shows and Films and a Santa Train.
  • Carlow has a host of Christmas events taking place throughout December including Scata Xmas Bouneland, Elf at Visual, A Christmas Elf Chocolate Workshop and free parking in Carlow for December.


North East

North West


South West

  • Christmas 2015Come and discover a Magical Medieval Christmas Experience for all the family at King John’s Castle, Limerick this December. Enchanted by Franc takes place every weekend from December 3rd to 20th inclusive.
  • Santa and Scrooge the Storyteller along with a host of elves and Mrs Claus are back at Bunratty Castle on dates from November 28th to December 23rd 2015.
  • The Hunt Museum Drop in Arts & Crafts Saturday is on December 19th from 12pm – 1pm.
  • glór Ennis has a full line up of family friendly events this December
  • A Taste of Roscrea runs from  December 4th to 7th 2015.
  • Christmas Spraoi in Tralee organise a host of family friendly events for December.
  • The Kerry County Museum Christmas Trail will run from December 8th to 22nd.
  • Christmas in Killarney have organised a feast of events for families this December.
  • The Source Arts Centre in Thurles brings you music, dance and Christmas Shows for all the family this Christmas 2015.
  • Limerick On Ice is back for it’s 12th year beside Arthur’s Quay Shopping Centre. It will remain open until January 10th 2016.
  • The UCH Limerick annual Christmas Panto is back from December 16th to January 3rd 2016. This year you can enjoy Sleeping Beauty as you have never seen it before!
  • Enjoy talent shows, cinema, theatre, dance, Panto and more this Christmas 2015 at the Lime Three Theatre Limerick.
  • Enjoy Christmas 2015 at the Milk Market in Limerick with a choir and colouring competition and Christmas Gifts galore.


Northern Ireland

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