What's on: Weekend events


Funderland: Europe’s largest travelling funfair is still at the RDS in Dublin until Sunday January 13th, from midday until 10pm daily. Delays can be expected through Ballsbridge and Sandymount on Anglesea Road, Simmonscourt Road, Shelbourne Road and Pembroke Road, with heavy traffic likely on Merrion Road.

Limerick on Ice:The ice-skating event runs until Sunday in Arthur’s Quay Park in the centre of Limerick city. Inside there is an ice café where visitors will be able to buy tea or coffee to warm themselves up before getting on to the ice. limerickonice.com

Crib Walk:A special “crib walk” will take place in Kilkenny today at 11am taking in all the cribs of the town. Walkers will meet at the kiosk on The Parade in front of Kilkenny Castle. The walk will be led by town mayor Seán Ó hArgáin, Fr Willie Purcell and RTÉ’s John Murray and all are welcome.

Theatre:The Red Moon Theatre Co at Wexford Arts Centre will stage children’s puppet shows today and tomorrow. Three half-hour shows at 1pm, 2pm and 3pm will be held each day.


The Ice Witchby Ofegus Theatre company continues at The Mill Theatre in Dundrum, Dublin, until tomorrow, at 2.30pm. Admission is €12.50/€10. Family of five for €50. Babies and toddlers under two have free admission.


Nollaig na mBan:This Sunday, Adi Roche and Chernobyl Children International will be celebrating Women’s Little Christmas in style at the Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork. There will be a sparkling wine reception, canapés and live entertainment from Ireland’s leading Michael Bublé tribute act. All proceeds will go to fund Chernobyl Children International’s amazing programmes. To buy tickets, email mduff@ chernobyl-ireland.comor visit chernobyl-international.comor the charity’s Facebook page.