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Justin Kelly

What's on TV on Christmas Day? Irish TV guide for RTE, Virgin Media and more

The cooking is done and presents all unwrapped so it's time to put the feet up and relax with some festive TV.

The TV guide over Christmas is rich with dramatic soaps, festive movies and TV specials to make sure you get a good telly fix before falling asleep in the tin of Celebrations.

Here is the TV guide for Christmas Day and night for RTE, Virgin Media and BBC1.

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Adam Saves Christmas 06:00 am

Silent Night 06:05 am

Christmas in the Castle 07:30 am

Movie The Man Who Invented Christmas (2017) 08:20 am

Mass for Christmas Day 10:00 am

Christmas Day Service 11:00 am

Urbi et Orbi 11:45 am

The Archbishops' Christmas Message 12:10 pm

Movie Angela's Christmas Wish (2020) 12:20 pm

Movie The Secret Life of Pets 2 (2019) 1:05 pm

Movie Wolfwalkers (2020) 2:25 pm

Movie Little Women (1994) 4:05 pm

RTÉ News: Six One and Weather 6:10 pm

Movie Jumanji: The Next Level (2019) 6:20 pm

RTÉ News: Nine O'Clock And Weather 8:15 pm

Fair City 8:25 pm

Mrs Brown's Boys 9:25 pm

Weather 9:55 pm

Movie Sully: Miracle on the Hudson (2014) 11:50 pm


Euronews 06:00 am

Simon Says 06:25 am

Movie Zog and the Flying Doctors (2020) 06:35 am

Movie Room on the Broom (2012) 07:00 am

The Overcoat 07:25 am

Movie The Gruffalo (2009) 07:55 am

The Gruffalo's Child 08:25 am

Beirin Bear Bui I Dtir Na Siog 08:50 am

Movie Shaun the Sheep: The Flight Before Christmas (2007) 09:00 am

Adam Saves Christmas 09:30 am

Storybud 09:40 am

Storybud 09:45 am

A Kids' Country Christmas 09:50 am

Movie Shrek (2001) 10:15 am

Movie Puss in Boots (2011) 11:35 am

Movie It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie (2002) 12:55 pm

Movie Mirror Mirror (2012) 2:20 pm

Movie Some Like It Hot (1959) 3:30 pm

Nuacht3:55 pm

Movie Some Like It Hot continued (1959) 4:00 pm

Movie Home Alone (1990) 5:55 pm

Movie Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992) 7:30 pm

EastEnders 9:25 pm

Movie Wonder Woman 1984 (2020) 10:25 pm


Pick Me! 05:40 am

Worzel Gummidge 06:30 am

The Best of Ireland AM 07:45 am

In for a Christmas Penny 09:15 am

This Morning 10:00 am

Battle of the Christmas Lights 12:00 pm

Battle of the Christmas Lights 12:30 pm

The Chase 1:00 pm

The Chase: Celebrity Special 2:00 pm

Movie Big Momma's House 2 (2006) 3:00 pm

The Chase Celebrity Christmas Special 5:00 pm

Emmerdale 6:00 pm

Emmerdale 6:30 pm

Coronation Street 7:00 pm

Coronation Street 7:30 pm

Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? Celebrity Special 8:00 pm

Movie Deadly Cuts (2021) 9:00 pm

Gordon, Gino & Fred: Desperately Seeking Santa 10:50 pm


Breakfast 06:00 am

Movie The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse (2022) 09:00 am

Movie Superworm (2022) 09:30 am

Christmas Morning 10:00 am

Songs of Praise 11:00 am

Movie Abominable (2019) 11:35 am

Movie A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon (2019) 1:00 pm

BBC Weekend News 2:20 pm

BBC Weather 2:25 pm

Movie The Smeds and the Smoos (2022) 2:30 pm

The King 3:00 pm

Movie Aladdin (1986) 3:10 pm

Strictly Come Dancing 5:10 pm

Michael McIntyre's The Wheel 6:25 pm

Ghosts 7:25 pm

Call the Midwife 7:55 pm

EastEnders 9:25 pm

Mrs Brown's Boys 10:25 pm

BBC Weekend News 10:55 pm

BBC Weather 11:10 pm

On Christmas Night 11:15 pm

The Vicar of Dibley 11:20 pm


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