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Get those feet up: what's on the telly box this Christmas?

Wondering what to watch this Christmas? Aimlessly flicking through the channels, looking for a funny programme or a family movie? 

Then look no further, because we have your need-to-watch list, locked, loaded and ready to go. 

For Christmas Eve, why not try a mix of  family fun and a few belly laughs, don't forget the carols of course: 

The Gruffalo's Child, 11am  RTÉ 2

Frozen, 6.55PM, RTÉ 2

Father Ted Christmas Special: A Christmassy Ted, 8.40 RTÉ 2 

Carols from the Castle, 9.15pm, RTÉ 1 

Mrs Brown's Boys Christmas Special: Mammy's Christmas Punch, 10.15pm, RTÉ 1

Filled up on the Turkey? Now fill up on your favourite Christmas Day specials: 

Christmas Chase: Celebrity Special, 3.15pm, 3

Emmerdale, 7pm, 3

Coronation Street, 8 pm,

Eastenders, 9pm, RTÉ 2


Of course, no Christmas is complete without a classic Christmas movie:  

Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone, 12.30pm, RTÉ 2

ET, 4.15, RTÉ 2 

Spector, 5.30  RTÉ 1

Babe, 6.10, 3e

Brooklyn, 9.35 RTÉ 1

Ferris Buller's Day Off, 10.15 pm,

Festivities got you worn out? Kick up your feet on St. Stephens Day with these gems:

Racing from Leopardstown, 1pm, RTÉ 1

The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas, 3.30pm,

Indiana Jones; Raiders of the Lost Ark, 3.40 pm, RTÉ 1

The Three Stoges, 6pm, 3e 

Merry Christmas and happy watching! 

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