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#Christmas

# christmas - Monday 16 January, 2017

SuperValu wins the Christmas supermarket war

Irish shoppers spent an extra €92 million on groceries over the festive period.

# christmas - Friday 6 January, 2017

'The place went absolutely mad': Family describes scenes after €4.5m Lotto win on Christmas Day

The Cavan family says they’re keeping a low profile.

Today is Nollaig na mBan - what's that all about?

Besides taking down the decorations.

# christmas - Saturday 31 December, 2016

More cooking, fewer interviews: Famous Irish folks on their New Year's resolutions

2016 was a tough year for many – so what are our high-profile citizens looking forward to in 2017?

Breaking plates and binge-eating: People around the world celebrate New Years in different ways

Different cultures have different, odder, ways of ringing in a new year.

Open Thread: What will you be glad to see the back of in 2017?

Brexit? Trump? Celebrity deaths? Tell us in the comments.

# christmas - Thursday 29 December, 2016

From The42 Under pressure: 5 managers who need a big 2017 Need To Deliver

Under pressure: 5 managers who need a big 2017

Gordon Strachan, David Moyes and Mick McCarthy are among those who need to turn things around.

# christmas - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

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Poll: Are you still eating leftovers?

Turkey, ham, brussel sprouts, stuffing … get it in.

# christmas - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

Someone in Cavan won €4.5 million on Christmas Eve

A decent Christmas present.

Quick Bites: Sick of turkey and ham? This spiced, perfumed lamb dish is the perfect indulgence

When every day feels like Sunday and the family still craves a roast this is the perfect alternative, writes Venetia Quick.

Poll: Are you going to regift your unwanted Christmas presents? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you going to regift your unwanted Christmas presents?

What are you going to do with the presents you got this year?

From The Daily Edge Do You Know What Day It Is Today? Quiz

Do You Know What Day It Is Today?

Any clue?

Look at this gorgeous timelapse showing off Dublin city at Christmas

Creative Design House captures every conceivable angle of the city, with lights twinkling.

# christmas - Monday 26 December, 2016

From lamb carousel to Katie Hopkins: 8 times the Late Late Show had people talking this year

RTÉ’s flagship talk show had a number of stand out moments in 2016.

Looking through old family photos? Here's a simple way of digitising them

Make sure you never lose that cherished photo of you with a bowl cut, giving the peace sign.

Unwanted Christmas gifts? Here's a way to donate them to homeless people

The unwanted gifts appeal takes place at St Mary’s Pro Cathedral in Dublin

Busy Coombe Hospital welcomes seven babies to the world on Christmas Day

Little Sean Kelly-Murray was the first to arrive.

Poll: Are the St Stephen's Day sales worth the hassle? Carnage This post contains a poll

Poll: Are the St Stephen's Day sales worth the hassle?

The annual retail frenzy kicked off early this morning across the country.

It's going to be cold and windy today with temperatures dropping below freezing tonight

Temperatures drop today after an exceptionally mild Christmas.

From The42 Double sporting success makes 2016 a year to remember in Dublin suburb Feature

Double sporting success makes 2016 a year to remember in Dublin suburb

Ballyboden St Enda’s and Annalise Murphy both brought some very special silverware back to Rathfarnham.

From disco to Cinderella: Here are some top things to do before the year is finished

There are a whole host of events taking place around the country over the festive season.

# christmas - Sunday 25 December, 2016

Watchdog reminds shoppers their rights don't change for Christmas sales

If an item is faulty, consumers are still entitled to a repair, replacement or refund, even if it was on sale.

Here's why Christmas dinner gives you a food coma

What’s really going on inside your body, as your eyes slowly close?

Open thread: What are the best and worst presents you got this year?

An umbrella? A trip to Paris? Socks?

From The Daily Edge Here's what it's like being Irish and in London for Christmas Abroad At Christmas

Here's what it's like being Irish and in London for Christmas

Here’s what it’s like to be Irish and abroad at Christmas.

From The Daily Edge What Rose Are You? A Rose By Any Other Name

What Rose Are You?

Are you a Caramel Barrel or a *shudder* Coffee Escape? Find out now.

Meet the two men behind Santa empires on either side of the Atlantic

There is serious money to be made in donning the red suit.

Queen Elizabeth to miss Christmas church service for first time in nearly 30 years

The UK’s monarch is suffering from a cold.

A Jewish 'Christmas': 'I suppose my mother had explained the cross-cultural situation to Santa Claus'

Christmas – the rituals rather than the reason for it – is not just for Christians, writes Melanie Brown.

Pope Francis makes mention of abortion during Christmas message

The Pontiff asked people to remember those “not allowed to be born”.

Sitdown Sunday: A Christmas special

Seven deadly Christmas longreads for you to enjoy this festive season.

From The Daily Edge Here's what it's like being Irish and in America for Christmas Abroad At Christmas

Here's what it's like being Irish and in America for Christmas

Here’s what it’s like to be Irish and abroad at Christmas.

An Irishman in Chile: 'This Christmas I will create my own memories and start my own traditions'

1,481 kilometres away from home, it’s time to make a silent toast to home and all the other travellers out there, writes Brendan Farrell.

From The Daily Edge "Where'd you get your shades?'- Francie Boylan on that What's Snots video and Christmas at The Den Kevin From Galway

Location apps could save your life if you get into trouble on a Christmas walk

The Coast Guard is asking people to use apps on their phone to provide them with specific GPS coordinates.

Volunteers will provide thousands of Christmas dinners for those in need today

The largest dinner will be held at the RDS in Dublin, with more than 3,000 people expected to attend.

# christmas - Saturday 24 December, 2016

An American Christmas in Ireland: 'My ancestors could have said 'Amen' in this cathedral'

Three generations ago my family lived on this island and now I’m celebrating my first Christmas here, writes Justus Flair.

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