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#christmas 2011

# christmas-2011 - Friday 30 December, 2011

The 12 burning questions* of Xmas: Time to take the decorations down?
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The 12 burning questions* of Xmas: Time to take the decorations down?

Dec 30th 2011, 12:00 PM 4,532 Views 20 Comments

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# christmas-2011 - Thursday 29 December, 2011

The 12 burning questions* of Xmas: Classic or new Christmas movies?
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The 12 burning questions* of Xmas: Classic or new Christmas movies?

Dec 29th 2011, 12:00 PM 2,274 Views 12 Comments

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# christmas-2011 - Wednesday 28 December, 2011

The 12 burning questions* of Xmas: Trivial Pursuit or Monopoly?
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The 12 burning questions* of Xmas: Trivial Pursuit or Monopoly?

Dec 28th 2011, 12:00 PM 2,387 Views 7 Comments

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# christmas-2011 - Tuesday 27 December, 2011

The 12 burning questions* of Xmas: Angel or star at top of tree?
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The 12 burning questions* of Xmas: Angel or star at top of tree?

Dec 27th 2011, 12:00 PM 2,437 Views 19 Comments

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# christmas-2011 - Sunday 25 December, 2011

The 12 burning questions* of Xmas: Christmas lunch or dinner?
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From The Daily Edge
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The 12 burning questions* of Xmas: Christmas lunch or dinner?

Dec 25th 2011, 12:00 PM 3,994 Views 12 Comments

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# christmas-2011 - Saturday 24 December, 2011

Column: Cardinal Rules - The Three Wise(ish) Men
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Column: Cardinal Rules - The Three Wise(ish) Men

Dec 24th 2011, 4:00 PM 28 Views 8 Comments

This Christmas Eve, the (not) Primate of All Ireland brings his specially-extended version of the tale of The Three Wise Men… and an aubergine.

The 12 burning questions* of Xmas: When do you open your presents?
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The 12 burning questions* of Xmas: When do you open your presents?

Dec 24th 2011, 12:00 PM 4,604 Views 21 Comments

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Drunken robins, oysters and sailors: 24 cards of Christmas past
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Drunken robins, oysters and sailors: 24 cards of Christmas past

Dec 24th 2011, 10:15 AM 2,722 Views 2 Comments

Some of these cards collected by the National Library are over a century old – but show that even the Victorians could be gaudy and bawdy in their festive celebrations.

# christmas-2011 - Friday 23 December, 2011

GALLERY: Coming home for Christmas
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GALLERY: Coming home for Christmas

Dec 23rd 2011, 3:28 PM 4,220 Views 4 Comments

Family and friends greet loved ones ahead of Christmas (warning:the sentimental among you *may* cry…)

The 12 burning questions* of Xmas: Take part in religious service or not?
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The 12 burning questions* of Xmas: Take part in religious service or not?

Dec 23rd 2011, 12:00 PM 3,062 Views 30 Comments

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# christmas-2011 - Thursday 22 December, 2011

The Vatican's Baby Jesus is rather big
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From The Daily Edge
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The Vatican's Baby Jesus is rather big

Dec 22nd 2011, 1:39 PM 5,962 Views 33 Comments

After a spate of Baby Jesus statue robberies in the US (and Ireland), the Pope is clearly taking no chances.

The 12 burning questions* of Xmas: Turkey or not?
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The 12 burning questions* of Xmas: Turkey or not?

Dec 22nd 2011, 12:00 PM 2,428 Views 19 Comments

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# christmas-2011 - Wednesday 21 December, 2011

The 12 burning questions* of Xmas: Roses or Quality Street?
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The 12 burning questions* of Xmas: Roses or Quality Street?

Dec 21st 2011, 12:00 PM 7,145 Views 48 Comments

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'Sensitive' Santas granting children with autism a Christmas wish
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'Sensitive' Santas granting children with autism a Christmas wish

Dec 21st 2011, 10:36 AM 2,406 Views 11 Comments

The noise and crowds of a regular Santa grotto make it unbearable for many with autism so special Santa helpers are creating a ‘sensitive’ environment for visits.

# christmas-2011 - Tuesday 20 December, 2011

The 12 burning questions* of Xmas: Real tree or fake?
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From The Daily Edge
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The 12 burning questions* of Xmas: Real tree or fake?

Dec 20th 2011, 12:00 PM 4,868 Views 34 Comments

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# christmas-2011 - Sunday 18 December, 2011

Column: I found the heart of Ireland in the Fairytale of New York
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Column: I found the heart of Ireland in the Fairytale of New York

Dec 18th 2011, 6:00 PM 113 Views 38 Comments

Englishwoman Sarah Franklin had heard the classic Pogues song many times – but she had never truly experienced its magic until she saw it performed by a club full of emotional Irish people at Christmas.

Column: It’s time to take the turkey off the Christmas table
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Column: It’s time to take the turkey off the Christmas table

Dec 18th 2011, 8:42 AM 41 Views 60 Comments

The modern turkey is an unfortunate abomination, reduced by genetic selection to a sedentary, corpulent creature that cannot naturally reproduce.

# christmas-2011 - Saturday 17 December, 2011

Poll: Have you done your Christmas shopping?
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Poll: Have you done your Christmas shopping?

Dec 17th 2011, 4:06 PM 5,195 Views 24 Comments

Retail Excellence Ireland is so worried about the lack of spending that some of its members might hold pre-Christmas sales. Have you been holding off doing your Christmas shopping?

Sales might start next week... BEFORE Christmas
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Sales might start next week... BEFORE Christmas

Dec 17th 2011, 3:46 PM 5,984 Views 5 Comments

Christmas shopping predictions… and 11 shopping habits we’ve picked up this year.

# christmas-2011 - Friday 16 December, 2011

What happens when you try celebrating Christmas in a religious way in China (video)
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What happens when you try celebrating Christmas in a religious way in China (video)

Dec 16th 2011, 3:11 PM 3,228 Views 38 Comments

Christmas is getting very popular in China – but the officials are not happy with ‘outdoors events of a religious nature’.

Christmas present dogs 'a worry for sheep farmers'
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Christmas present dogs 'a worry for sheep farmers'

Dec 16th 2011, 7:00 AM 1,922 Views 9 Comments

The Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association has warned of dangers of roaming dogs – especially when they are given to “irresponsible” owners at Christmas.

# christmas-2011 - Thursday 15 December, 2011

WATCH: American kids react to terrible Christmas presents
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From The Daily Edge
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WATCH: American kids react to terrible Christmas presents

Dec 15th 2011, 9:43 AM 6,543 Views 39 Comments

Jimmy Kimmel asked his viewers to give their kids one Christmas present in advance… but to make it a rubbish one.