Saturday 3 December 2016

Sample the real spirit of the season

Published 06/12/2010 | 05:00

Santa Claus at Glenroe Farm

  • Go To

Kilcoole, Co Wicklow. glenroefarm.com, Tel: 01-287 2288



  • Green Santa at Belvedere House


Mullingar, Co Westmeath. belvedere-house.ie, Tel: 044 9349060



  • Winter Wonderland at Lullymore Heritage Park


Rathangan, Co Kildare. lullymoreheritagepark.com, Tel: 045 870 238



  • Santa steam trains


From Dublin and Belfast, rpsi-online.org



  • National Concert Hall 'The Snowman Movie -- Live Concert'


From December 12. nch.ie, Tel: 01-417 0000.



  • Dublin Docklands Christmas Market


Until December 22, ddda.ie



  • Dublin SPCA Santa Wonderland


Mount Venus Road, Rathfarnham, Dublin 16. dspca.ie, Tel: 01-4994700.



  • Family Fun at


Wolfe Tone Sq, Dublin

Fun day Dec 8; market continues until Dec 12. unwrapdublin.ie



  • Make Your Own Ceramic Christmas Tree Decorations


Portmarnock, Dublin. December 19. artworkscafe.ie



  • The Arctic Experience


Fota Wildlife Park, Cork. fotawildlife.ie, Tel: 021-4812678.



  • Ireland's Lapland at Glendeer Pet Farm


Curryroe, Drum, Athlone, Co Westmeath. glendeer.com, Tel: 090-6437 147.



  • Santa at Adare's Old Creamery Gift Co


Blackabbey Creamery, Adare, Co Limerick. oldcreameryco.com, Tel: 06- 395734.



  • Winter Wonderland at


Westport House & Country Park, Co Mayo. westporthouse.ie, Tel: 098-27766 / 27780.



  • Santa's Winter Wonderland at Crag Cave


Crag, Castleisland, Co Kerry. cragcave.com, Tel: 066 7141244.



  • Santa's Magical Trail in Clanard Court Hotel


Dublin Road, Athy, Kildare. santasmagicaltrail.ie, Tel: 059 8640666.



  • 12 Days of Christmas at Mellowes


Mellowes Adventure & Childcare, Athboy, Co Meath. mellowes.ie, Tel: 046-9433921.



  • Christmas at Aillwee Cave


Aillwee Cave, Ballyvaughan, Co Clare. aillweecave.ie, Tel: 1890 245 593.



  • Christmas at Moher Hill Open Farm


Cliffs of Moher Road, Liscannor, Co Clare. moherfarm.ie, Tel: 065 7081071.



  • Christmas at Barradrum Farm


Barradrum Farm, Barradrum, Street, Rathowen, Westmeath. barradrumfarm.ie, Tel: 043-66 85922.



  • Santa at Leahy's Open Farm


Dungourney, Co Cork. leahysopenfarm.ie, Tel: 021-4668461.



  • Or you could always feed the reindeer at Phoenix Park -- they'll need carrots before their Christmas Eve travels!


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