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FFF The Bank Holiday weekend may be over but Halloween is still to come and those looking for a scare should head to Damnation at the RDS. Damnation is a first-class scare attraction made up of grotesquely themed sections in a labyrinth of passageways designed to scare thrill-seekers and scaredy cats alike. Expect a good dose of terror, but don't worry there are plenty of chicken doors to escape through should it all get too much. Damnation runs until November 2 and tickets are between €17 and €24 and are available from www.damnation.ie.

FFF For those of you who are ready to embrace the magic of Christmas, why not book tickets to Disney On Ice? The ice-rink show is a classic festive treat and Mickey and friends will be delighting audiences with the 100 Years of Magic show to celebrate Disney's 100th anniversary from November 13 to 16 at Citywest Hotel. Tickets are €17.50 and are available from Ticketmaster outlets nationwide and www.ticketmaster.ie.

FFF Festive markets are typical abroad and now Dublin is set to get its very own Christmas market in St Stephen's Green from November 13 until December 23. More than 60 trade concessions nestled in traditional wooden chalets along the exterior of St Stephen's Green Park between Grafton Street and Merrion Row will leave you feeling merry and bright as you get to grips with Christmas shopping. The market will be free to the public and open from 12 to 8pm each evening.

FFF There will be a pumpkin carving competition at The Beerhouse on Capel Street from Wednesday, October 27, to 31 from 4pm to 8pm each evening. Seasonal craft pumpkin ale and pumpkins are provided for free and hollowed out beforehand.