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Come join the party! Start planning now to make sure 2015 is a year full to the brim with family fun.

We've handpicked some family festivals to get you started – from art workshops to music, there's plenty for everyone.

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Get ready for some theatrical family fun Treat your young budding thespians to a family-friendly show this year.

From Elf The Musical to the Bolshoi Ballet, there's plenty to keep theatre-goers entertained over the coming months.

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Find the perfect break this month Plan ahead for the perfect mid-term break with a fun family holiday. Whether it's a trip to the seaside or a weekend in the city, you're sure to find the right special offer.

From B&Bs to self-catering options, make this break one that you'll remember.

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Don't spend rainy days cooped up inside. With plenty of indoor water parks and leisure centres across Ireland, there's no excuse to stay inside when the clouds roll in.

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Amble around an aquariumIt's full of water - but you won't get wet. Enjoy the national aquarium in Galway.

Go deep undergroundAilwee Caves and Birds of Prey Centre is a fantastic - and dry - family day out.

Jump in a bogMonsoon conditions are best for getting muddy at Causey Farm near Navan.

Check out the ArkAvoid the floods and get the whole family interacting with art, theatre and science.

Tame some scaly beastsSee and handle over 120 amazing snakes and lizards at Kilkenny's Reptile Village Zoo.

Get bowled overCavan's Astra Bowl has six full-length bowling lanes, pool tables, jukebox and cafe.

Potter about KinsaleWatch your budding artists blossom on the courses at Kinsale Pottery & Arts Centre.

Steam into ClareExperience train travel "1892 style" on the restored West Clare Railway.

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Enjoy the start of spring with a family adventure in Ireland.

There's plenty to enjoy for all ages, so here are some lists of activities to get you started.

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