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Express yourself! Enjoy winter in Ireland with a creative class for kids.

Try your hand at pottery, painting or music - there's plenty of exciting ways to make some memories together.

Browse our suggestions to find an art activity near you.

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Fire up the imagination It's time for some magic this winter to banish the bad weather blues.

Ireland is full of myths and legends, so explore fairy caves, search for leprechauns or try a chocolate workshop.

Browse our list of ideas for inspiration.

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Have fun, rain or shine! Don't let rain dampen your children's spirits with these fun activities.

Delve into mines, learn about science or explore a replica famine ship.

Make the most of winter with some great rainy day ideas.

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Make every day an experience Ireland is steeped in legends and stories, waiting to be unlocked this winter.

From the Hill of Tara to Newgrange, take your family on a journey of discovery at great locations across Ireland.

Browse our suggestions to get started.

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Festive family fun For children eager to have a word in Santa's ear, the perfect family outing is at hand.

He'll be making appearances at several spots across the country, so make sure you're first in line for an audience with the man in red himself.

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Family lying down in a blue tent

Plan the perfect weekend away with the family with these special offers.

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Rainy day activities

Take a tourLearn more about the city and country around you with a fantastic tour in Ireland.

Find an underground caveVisit Ailwee Caves and the Birds of Prey Centre for a fantastic learning experience.

Visit an Irish farmHave fun on the farm at Causey Farm near Navan in Co Meath.

Visit The Ark in DublinFind art and culture for all ages this autumn at The Ark in Dublin.

Visit Dublin ZooVisit Dublin Zoo for an amazing animal experience, whatever the weather.

Go horse-ridingFind a new way to explore Ireland - on horse back.

Find arts & crafts in IrelandTry arts and crafts for all ages with a course of painting, pottery or craftwork.

Ride a steam engine in ClareExperience train travel "1892 style" on the restored West Clare Railway.

Winter for families

Family on a wooden shipSpend a day exploring something new around Ireland with your family.

Find plenty of fun ways for the kids (and grown-ups!) to pass the time. From history and culture to activities and adventure, there's lots to experience and enjoy. 

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