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    With it’s crackling open fire and rich Georgian drawing rooms, and the deep sofas and flowing champagne to get you in the spirit, the five-star Merrion Hotel is impossibly atmospheric at Christmastime

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    Dromoland castle is a spectacular five star hotel on rolling acres that is the ideal place to spend the Christmas holidays.

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    Each St. Stephen’s Day (December 26) Ballydavid, County Kerry comes alive to host to the Wren Boys festival, a colorful and very ancient one day celebration in remembrance of a festival that was celebrated by the Druids (the Irish shaman or pagan high priests).

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    What better way to blow away the winter blahs than with a flutter on the nags? The Christmas Festivals at Leapordstown and Limerick are up there among the highlights of the Irish sporting and social calendars.

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    Bundle up and get out to see the majestic Irish landscape in its winter repose. Get away from the High Streets and the commercial madness and take time to get acquainted with your own heartbeat.

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    The pantomime is an distinctly Irish and English comic theatre style where a well known fairy tale can turn into the most pointed attacks on the government and society figures of the day.

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    From December 26 Funderland at the RDS is the world’s largest travelling amusements show. Go along and you’ll discover that all Dublin stops by although the place itself never feels too crowded.

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    This Christmas Ireland’s national theatre, the Abbey, will stage an enduring world masterpiece – J.M. Synge’s unforgettable comic satire The Playboy of The Western World.

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    What could be better than Christmas spent in a country house in Ireland? With roaring fires, afternoon teas, hot chocolate and lively guests to meet?

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    Ring in the New Year at Christchurch Cathedral, at the heart of the city of Dublin for almost a thousand years.

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