III Winter Funderland at the RDS this Christmas is a great way to entertain the kids. Skate away the calories at Ireland's largest ice rink - iSkate-on-Ice. Funderland, the largest indoor theme park in Europe, as well as Fossett's specially commissioned Christmas Circus add lots of laughs to the mix. Winter Funderland runs until January 11, 2015. Ticket prices for each event vary and group rates are available. See www.rds.ie for more details.
III Panto season has well and truly kicked off (oh yes it has), and there are great shows on offer. Aladdin at the Olympia Theatre is one of our top choices and runs until January 4, 2015. Starring Simon Delaney, Al Porter, Linda Martin and boyband Hometown, it's not to be missed. Tickets from €25 are on sale now from www.ticketmaster.ie.
III The Christmas season may be at its peak, but people are already starting to plan their break in the New Year. Explore the spectacular coastline along the Wild Atlantic Way, experience hot heritage in Dublin, feast on fabulous food festivals, or immerse yourself in inspiring art and design. Ireland is ranked fifth in the Lonely Planet Top 10 countries to visit in 2015, so why not take a mini-break at home. Visit www.discoverireland.ie where you can research the top festivals, exhibitions and events to check out in 2015 as well as find lots of great deals on hotels and accommodation.
III Elf: The Musical is currently wowing audiences at the Bord Gais Energy Theatre and it's definitely a show to check out over the coming weeks. Based on the popular 2003 movie, the musical is a treat for all the family. Elf runs until January 10 and tickets are on sale now.