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Dublin: 7 °C Sunday 21 December, 2014

Living - Yesterday’s News

From The Daily Edge 12 unique panics of an Irish Christmas PANICSTATIONS

12 unique panics of an Irish Christmas

‘TIs the season to be absolutely stressed.

From The Daily Edge 11 Waterford Whispers headlines that sum up the year 2014 Satire

11 Waterford Whispers headlines that sum up the year 2014

Kim Kardashian Becomes Wedged In Ailwee Caves, and other classics from 2014.

Opinion: 8 things I’ve learned about Christmas since having kids

Before kids, Christmas was about nights out as much as nights in – and about finding the perfect sparkly dress for the office party.

From The Daily Edge 10 things you’ll only understand if you’ve worked retail at Christmas time Christmas Wrapping
From Business ETC 5 apps worth downloading this week Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

Featuring the return of an old classic, a way to keep your photos safe from prying eyes and a critically acclaimed game making its way to iPad.

How to cook the perfect Christmas turkey

Because no-one wants a bone-dry chunk of turkey on Christmas Day.

Drug that reduces the urge to drink alcohol to be available from HSE

The drug is aimed at people who drink the equivalent of half a bottle of wine or three pints every day.

Living - Friday 19 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge 10 bizarre festive foods that will put you off your Christmas dinner Chrimbo

Think your home (or your neighbour’s) could be Home of the Year?

If so, a new RTÉ show is looking for you.

Living - Thursday 18 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge 7 times when it is perfectly acceptable to cancel your plans Not Tonight Pal

7 times when it is perfectly acceptable to cancel your plans

Sometimes cancelled plans are the best plans.

From Business ETC Review: Is the Parrot Rolling Spider the affordable drone you’ve been waiting for? Up Up And Away

Review: Is the Parrot Rolling Spider the affordable drone you’ve been waiting for?

Drones as toys are growing in popularity, but is Parrot’s Mini Drone the one that will make you splash out on one?

“I should be looking forward to Christmas but it seems like a mountain I have to climb”

Christmas can be turned into more of an ordeal than a celebration due to loneliness, financial worries or relationship breakdowns.

From The Daily Edge Pat Kenny has explained why he doesn’t miss the Toy Show Toy Show

Pat Kenny has explained why he doesn’t miss the Toy Show

“It’s time to leave the Batman outfits to the other presenters.”

Living - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge 9 signs it’s definitely time to leave the work Christmas party Christmas Time
From Business ETC Looking for a good night’s sleep? Here are your options TechGuide

Looking for a good night’s sleep? Here are your options

For when you’ve run out of Dreamy Sleepy Nighty Snoozy-Snooze.

From The Daily Edge Family surprise daughter with lovely Christmas homecoming at Dublin Airport I'm Coming Home

Family surprise daughter with lovely Christmas homecoming at Dublin Airport

Carmel O’Connor from Limerick has spent Christmas in Oz for the past four years.

Living - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge 16 faces every Christmas shopper will recognise You Get A Candle

16 faces every Christmas shopper will recognise

“So, I expect you’ve all your shopping done?”

Opinion: Austerity cuts that directly affect women and children have been piled on by this government

As a society, we need to develop a more enlightened and informed view of female-led households.

Living - Monday 15 December, 2014

The Burning Question*: Angel or star on the top of tree? Dilemma This post contains a poll

The Burning Question*: Angel or star on the top of tree?

Let us distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

Opinion: The simple, powerful gesture you can make to balance the sadness of the past week

Anyone who keeps up with current affairs in Ireland would be hard-pressed to find a smile these days. I’ve decided what I need to do to change things – if even in a small way.

From Business ETC H&M is about to open its new Dublin flagship store and its sales keep on going up Swedish Invasion

H&M is about to open its new Dublin flagship store and its sales keep on going up

The company is known for recruiting celebrities as the faces of its campaigns.

From The Daily Edge Wetherspoons set to join Camden Street nightlife district with 100-room hotel and pub Spoons

Wetherspoons set to join Camden Street nightlife district with 100-room hotel and pub

The company has bought a former homeless hostel, in its first move into central Dublin.

Living - Sunday 14 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge 10 problems only people from the west of Dublin will understand Westside

Opinion: Stay-at-home fathers are still seen as a ‘novelty’ but perceptions are slowly changing

In the future we will no longer think in terms of stay-at-home ‘mothers’ or ‘fathers’, and instead just refer to stay-at-home parents.

From The Daily Edge 16 times the internet perfectly summed up living with the weather in Ireland The Weather

16 times the internet perfectly summed up living with the weather in Ireland

When it’s raining and you’ve just got your hair done.

From The Daily Edge 8 questions Irish people need to answer right now You Irish

8 questions Irish people need to answer right now

“What do Irish people eat?”

Opinion: Messages like this shouldn’t be given to patients – depression isn’t an ‘embarrassing problem’

I came across this poster just last week in a GP waiting room and have to admit I was shocked, and so incredibly disappointed.

From Business ETC Weird Wide Web: Online vigilantes, a tech founder lashing out and apps to help your sex life Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: Online vigilantes, a tech founder lashing out and apps to help your sex life

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

From The Daily Edge 8 delicious Brussels sprout recipes… no really No Farts

Living - Saturday 13 December, 2014

From Business ETC These are the gadgets you want to have underneath your Christmas tree Buyers' Guide

These are the gadgets you want to have underneath your Christmas tree

With only a week and a half left until Christmas Day, there’s still time to get a great gift for someone you know.

Opinion: Forget the fancy stuff, THIS is my Christmas wishlist

Imaginative gifts are all well and good but just help me out with the basics!

From The Daily Edge The 12 emotional stages of the 12 Pubs of Christmas 12 Pubs
From The Daily Edge 19 creative Christmas trees that are entirely better than yours O Christmas Tree

Column: How to survive the festive season as a singleton

You never know when Mr or Ms Right will stumble across your path, so attending every opening of every envelope is mandatory during the festive season.

From Business ETC 5 apps worth downloading this week Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

Featuring a proper rival to Google Maps, a way to properly sort out your contacts list, and your best opportunity to get into the Game of Thrones world.

From Business ETC Planning on shopping online? Here’s what to keep in mind Safety First

Planning on shopping online? Here’s what to keep in mind

It’s the busiest time of the year for online shopping, but what should you be aware of before you hit the ‘buy’ button?

From The Daily Edge 17 kids who are definitely on Santa’s naughty list Not Nice

17 kids who are definitely on Santa’s naughty list

Lump of coal for this lot.

Opinion: ‘Poor people can’t cook’ remark caused outrage – but consider the facts behind the headlines

Is a quick and cheap story about a rich woman talking down to poor people easier to stomach than the truth?

Living - Friday 12 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge 9 festive sights you’ll definitely see down the local tonight Mistletoe And Wine

9 festive sights you’ll definitely see down the local tonight

Christmas is in full swing down the pub. You’ll see.

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