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Tuesday 21 March 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# christmas 2016

All time
# still to come
Here are the books, films and TV shows to watch out for in 2017
Get ready for a year of binge-watching and reading.
# preview 2017
Open Thread: What will you be glad to see the back of in 2017?
Brexit? Trump? Celebrity deaths? Tell us in the comments.
# Turkey and ham
Stephen's Day bites: A 'fridge omelette' and 7 other ingenious suggestions for your leftovers
Can’t face another sandwich? Read on…
# year in pictures
25 of the best Irish news photographs of the year
From The general election to the European Cup and the Olympics – it’s been an exciting year for Ireland.
# Bah Humbug
Open thread: What are the best and worst presents you got this year?
An umbrella? A trip to Paris? Socks?
# open thread
What message would you like to give your family this Christmas?
If someone is on your mind, let them know.
# christmas traditions
Looking to do a GOAL mile this year? Here are your options across the country
Twenty-nine counties have events on during the festive period.
# Best Laid Plans
Panicking about Christmas dinner? These recipes for turkey and two tasty side dishes could be a lifesaver
The shops are still open – these simple recipes could yet save Christmas!
# On the Move
Catching a bus, train or plane? Here's what's running when
Here’s how to get around.
# ho ho hurray
Good news: Santa gets all-clear to fly in Irish airspace
There were fears Storm Barbara could have interfered with Santa’s travel plans.
# Moore Street
'You just feel like no one cares one bit about us' - Moore Street traders working in the shadows of history
It’s been a long year for the traders of Moore Street as they work in the shadow of 1916.
# christmas 2016
"We'd starve without them" - Over 2,000 people lined up to get Christmas food parcels this morning
The Capuchin Day Centre hands out the parcels every year to people in need.
# transhumance
'It's a painful life, but the most beautiful there is': A reindeer herd's journey to their winter home
“Margret Fjellstrom’s lasso whirls above her furred hat as she shouts out orders to her helpers.”
# sterling work
Quarter of Irish adults plan to go to Northern Ireland or UK for Christmas shopping
Survey shows consumers planning to take advantage of fluctuations in sterling against the euro.