- Cliff-Climbing up Sea Stacks – Donegal
You need a base fitness level and nerves of steel for this one. Standing on a pinpoint summit edge, more than 100m above the marauding Atlantic and 500m from the nearest patch of land, can be incredible according to climbers. For thrill-seekers who feel reaching this higher plain is right up their street, rock climbing Ireland’s northern sea stacks could be the ultimate experience for them. Professional guides from Unique Ascent will help you make the most of it. See more here.
- A Taste of Roscrea – Tipperary
From 2nd to 4th December at Roscrea Castle, you can savour the smells, sounds and sights of Christmas through the ages. The Taste of Roscrea Christmas Market allows you to sample the delights from the market stalls with Christmas treats and handmade gifts, within the castle grounds and beneath the curtain walls. See more here.
- The Guiness Choir with Special Guest Paul Brady – Dublin
Enjoy something beautiful and cultural this Sunday, 4th December at St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin. The Guinness Choir will put you into the festive spirit, and Paul Brady, legendary singer-songwriter, will join the choir with organist David Leigh to perform the Choral Suite of the Armed Man and various other carols under the watchful eye of theatre director David Milne. Read more here.
- Santa Dash – Dublin
Be ready to run! This Sunday, Bull’s Island is the place to be, as Santa Claus is dashing to town via the strand at Clontarf. If you register for the Santa Dash, you'll even get a Santa outfit to wear. There will also be a beach-side grotto for children to visit where they'll receive Christmas presents from the man himself. This dash will fill you with Christmas spirit, so soak in the atmosphere as you walk or jog 5 or 10 kilometres with friends and family all in the name of Christmas. Click here to see more.
- A Day at the Horse Races – Limerick
Today, Friday 2nd December, you should head to Limerick Racecourse in Patrickswell if you’re near! Go racing at Limerick Racecourse for a great day out, whether it's for a family occasion, a corporate event, or a social outing. The atmosphere really has to be experienced to be believed. A day (or an evening) at the races is one of top things to do in Limerick whether you're a local or a tourist. Find out more here.