20 surprising things to do in Ireland this Christmas – from treetop lights to twixmas hotel deals

'Treetop Night Lights' at Beyond the Trees Avondale

Pól Ó Conghaile

There’s more to the pre-Christmas rush than stressing out over lists, dinners and travel arrangements.

Hotels, visitor attractions and shops all over Ireland are pushing the sleigh out with creative ideas and things to do this year.