How to get your festive fix of panto fun...
The Olympia Theatre, Dublin: Freezin' - The Story of the Snow Queen
Star Attraction: Dustin the Turkey and comedian Al Porter - who plays Dame Lolly Polly - steal the show.
Price: Tickets from €25. Family of four ticket for €80.
Run: December 18 to January 10.
Cork Opera House: Beauty & The Beast
Star Attraction: Frank Mackey takes on the part of Nanny Potts. There some top-notch flying sequences.
Price: €25-€30, with family tickets €80-€100. Discounts for groups of 20 or more.
Run: Dec. 10 to January 17.
The Gaiety Theatre, Dublin: Little Red Riding Hood
Star Attraction: Dame Joe Conlon, who celebrates his 26th year in the industry, plays 'The Notorious Granny McGregor'.
Price: From €19.50 (including booking fee).
Run: November 29 to January 24.
University Concert Hall Limerick: Sleeping Beauty
Star Attraction: Boyzone's Keith Duffy, and 'Fair City' actor George McMahon take centre stage.
Price: Adults from €20. Children from €17. Family tickets €68/€88.
Run: Dec 16 to January 3.
Galway Town Hall: Jack and the Beanstalk
Star Attraction: Directed by the award-winning twins Brian and Sean Power, it features well-known Galway performers and electrifying dance routines.
Price: Children €14. Adults €16
Run: Dec 29 to January 10.
Everyman, Cork: Aladdin
Star Attraction: Winner of the 'Voice of Ireland' Keith Hanley as the Genie.
Price: €26 for children and adults. €95 family ticket.
Run: December 5 to January 10.
Tivoli Theatre, Dublin: The Cheerios Panto Beauty and The Beast
Star Attraction: TV3's Alan Hughes and model Michele McGrath star.
Price: Tickets from €15
Run: Dec 9 - January 10