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#Christmas

# christmas - Monday 19 December, 2016

From The Daily Edge A bar in Co. Kerry is generously offering free Christmas dinner to those in need Wonderful Life
From The Daily Edge The Denny 'He's a wery dud Santy' ad is the loveliest Christmas ad of them all He's A Wery Dud Santy

# christmas - Sunday 18 December, 2016

Eye-catching creation: The science behind festive Christmas windows

“To go with a minimal approach to Christmas would be lost in translation and scale.”

Rain, wind and tailbacks: Here's your weather and traffic forecast for Christmas week

Just a week to go. This might help you plan your shopping trips (and your getaway routes).

Quick Bites: Three super easy dishes that will work anytime over Christmas

A bit of prep in advance is all that’s required to keep everyone fed and guests impressed, writes Venetia Quick.

# christmas - Saturday 17 December, 2016

From not watering trees to overloading sockets - Ireland's top fire hazards at Christmas

Three people over the age of 60 died as a result of house fires over the Christmas period in Northern Ireland last year.

Poll: Did you go to your Christmas party this year? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Did you go to your Christmas party this year?

Mistletoe and wine.

Here's what to do if your broadband speed is wrecking your head

Some parts of the country experience broadband speeds up to 36 times slower than others.

There will be snow during Christmas week

In the west and northwest, anyway.

Decoy boxes and old shoes - The best places to hide presents from burglars

Almost half of Irish people leave their presents under the tree in plain sight.

From The Daily Edge 14 little things to get your auld lad this Christmas The Auld Lad

14 little things to get your auld lad this Christmas

The hardest person to buy presents for.

A bit of festive cheer: People are getting an extra bank holiday just for Christmas in Slovenia

“It is time we showed citizens that we can move forward,” said the country’s Prime Minister.

# christmas - Friday 16 December, 2016

From The Daily Edge The 18 types of people you encounter at every work Christmas party Ya Scumbag Ya Maggot

The 18 types of people you encounter at every work Christmas party

Merrrrry Chrismuss. *hic*

We're spending less in the shops this Christmas - blame it on Brexit and Trump

That’s according to experts Retail Excellence Ireland.

From The Daily Edge A cafe in Tullamore is serving free dinner on Christmas Day for people who are struggling Christmas Dinner

# christmas - Thursday 15 December, 2016

From The Daily Edge This Dublin bus driver delighted his passengers today by dressing up as Santa Where's Rudolph

Red nose? Green light: TDs clear Santa to enter Irish airspace

Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael can agree on one thing, at least.

# christmas - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

Meet the Cork business sending hampers of Barry's Tea to the diaspora this Christmas

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Cork-based Town and Country Hampers.

# christmas - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

Santa Claus paid a visit to President Higgins at the Áras

President Higgins and his wife Sabina welcomed hundreds of families to the Áras on Saturday for the official switching on of the Christmas lights.

# christmas - Monday 12 December, 2016

Reindeer are shrinking: Warmer weather threatens Christmas icon

And before you use that Father Ted joke – no, the reindeer aren’t just far away.

From The Daily Edge Loads of Spotify users are being caught out by Ronan Keating's cover of Fairytale of New York Happy Christmas Your Arse

'This is simply a gift to any burglar': How to protect yourself this Christmas

Nearly one in four homes are left unoccupied in December evenings.

# christmas - Sunday 11 December, 2016

From The Daily Edge 8 photos that sum up the struggle of owning a cat at Christmas It's Coming Down

From drummers drumming to a partridge in a pear tree - just how much would 12 Days of Christmas cost?

PNC Wealth Management Christmas Price Index measures the cost each year.

# christmas - Saturday 10 December, 2016

From The Daily Edge 17 wonderfully Irish gift ideas to give the gals this Christmas Here Come The Girls

17 wonderfully Irish gift ideas to give the gals this Christmas

Faaaab and all for under €25.

From The Daily Edge Mayo's soundest taxi man is making a wonderful gesture to families finding Christmas difficult Joe Maxi
From The Daily Edge 13 Ways You Just Can't Beat Dublin at Christmas Stephen's Green

13 Ways You Just Can't Beat Dublin at Christmas

Prepare to feel homesick.

Looking for good books to buy as Christmas presents? Here's some help

We have recommendations galore.

Irish retailers could be in for a bleak Christmas as shoppers flock online

Weaker sterling has driven more bargain-hungry consumers to shop online instead.

Feeling festive? Here are the Christmas-themed events on around the country this weekend

No matter where you are, there’s plenty to do this weekend.

# christmas - Friday 9 December, 2016

From The Daily Edge 24 characters from Love Actually, ranked from worst to best Love Actually

24 characters from Love Actually, ranked from worst to best

Christmas is all around us/And so the feeling grows

# christmas - Thursday 8 December, 2016

From The Daily Edge Quiz: What's Your Mam Getting You For Christmas? Thanks Mam

Quiz: What's Your Mam Getting You For Christmas?

Which classic Mam gift will you get this Christmas?

# christmas - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

From The Daily Edge The good people of Sligo have built this Christmas market inside an airport hangar Strandhill
From The Daily Edge The 8 drama-filled stages of giving out Christmas cards in primary school Best Wishes

The 8 drama-filled stages of giving out Christmas cards in primary school

More politics than a Dáil full of TDs.

This Dublin man pulled out all the stops with his Christmas lights this year

Sean White is keeping the Christmas spirit alive in Palmerstown.

# christmas - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

From The Daily Edge 21 memories that are too real for anyone who's worked retail at Christmas Check The Roster

21 memories that are too real for anyone who's worked retail at Christmas

Christmas cheer? It’s not in here.

From The Daily Edge A Dublin man pulled out all the stops with his Christmas lights this year for the loveliest reason Merry And Bright

A Dublin man pulled out all the stops with his Christmas lights this year for the loveliest reason

Sean White is keeping the Christmas spirit alive in Palmerstown.

# christmas - Monday 5 December, 2016

From The Daily Edge 18 slightly weird things that Irish people do in the run up to Christmas Xmas Fm
Poll: How much money will your household spend this Christmas? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How much money will your household spend this Christmas?

A report shows expected spending is up across the country this year.

# christmas - Sunday 4 December, 2016

There's been a surge in people leaving the state for their Christmas shopping Cashing In This post contains a poll

There's been a surge in people leaving the state for their Christmas shopping

Clothes, alcohol and food & groceries topped the list for those leaving the state for shopping.