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#christmas 2020

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My 2020: 'Covid stole our chance to buy a family home so we now live with my parents'
# Opinion
# Opinion

My 2020: 'Covid stole our chance to buy a family home so we now live with my parents'

Dec 31st 2020, 8:00 AM 48,872 Views 15 Comments

Kildare mum Margaret Lynch says she’s grateful for all the blessings in her life, despite the fact that 2020 pushed her family’s dream of a new home further away.

A look back at some of the best Late Late Show interviews of the year
# Friday Nights In
# Friday Nights In

A look back at some of the best Late Late Show interviews of the year

Dec 30th 2020, 8:00 PM 26,845 Views 18 Comments

Many of the most memorable interviews covered the impact the Covid-19 pandemic was having on people’s lives.

Poll: Should the government delay reopening schools after Christmas?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the government delay reopening schools after Christmas?

Dec 30th 2020, 9:03 AM 196,078 Views 182 Comments

The INTO has called for primary schools to stay closed until at least 11 January.

Travel in 2021: Lesser-known spots National Geographic has called 'destinations on the rise'
# Travelling
# Travelling

Travel in 2021: Lesser-known spots National Geographic has called 'destinations on the rise'

Dec 28th 2020, 7:00 PM 48,739 Views 26 Comments

National Geographic compiled a list of 25 locations you will only find on the road less travelled.

Quiz: Is this festive film real or fake?
# Movie Quiz
# Movie Quiz

Quiz: Is this festive film real or fake?

Dec 24th 2020, 10:00 PM 39,194 Views 5 Comments

Test your knowledge of some less well-known Christmas films.

'I didn't want to put anyone at risk': International students staying in Ireland celebrate Christmas far from home
# Home And Away
# Home And Away

'I didn't want to put anyone at risk': International students staying in Ireland celebrate Christmas far from home

Dec 24th 2020, 8:30 PM 24,975 Views 5 Comments

International students have been faced with the choice of travelling home for Christmas or staying in Ireland far from their families.

Poll: Have you done the 'big' Christmas shop?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you done the 'big' Christmas shop?

Dec 23rd 2020, 11:14 AM 36,687 Views 60 Comments

This is a festive season like no other.

Quiz: How much do you know about traditional Christmas foods from other countries?
# Dinner
# Dinner

Quiz: How much do you know about traditional Christmas foods from other countries?

Dec 22nd 2020, 10:00 PM 36,109 Views 12 Comments

Do you know your Christmas foods?

Advice for people with eating disorders, and their loved ones, this Christmas
# Food
# Food

Advice for people with eating disorders, and their loved ones, this Christmas

Dec 22nd 2020, 6:30 PM 13,502 Views 0 Comments

Some people start to deny themselves food in the weeks leading up to Christmas, while others binge eat.

'Level 5 with modifications': Here's when the new restrictions kick in over the Christmas and New Year period
# Covid Measures
# Covid Measures

'Level 5 with modifications': Here's when the new restrictions kick in over the Christmas and New Year period

Dec 22nd 2020, 3:09 PM 225,947 Views 136 Comments

Ireland will return to Level 5 restrictions – with some adjustments.

Only six people can attend weddings from 3 January, and worship moves online from 26 December
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Only six people can attend weddings from 3 January, and worship moves online from 26 December

Dec 22nd 2020, 1:27 PM 45,859 Views 19 Comments

Up to 10 mourners can attend a funeral.

Quiz: How well do you know these obscure Christmas songs?
# Ho Ho Hum Along
# Ho Ho Hum Along

Quiz: How well do you know these obscure Christmas songs?

Dec 21st 2020, 10:00 PM 36,848 Views 8 Comments

Get Behind Me, Santa!

Return of household visits: How to deal with tense conversations this Christmas
# Behaviour
# Behaviour

Return of household visits: How to deal with tense conversations this Christmas

Dec 18th 2020, 6:00 AM 14,174 Views 4 Comments

A survey last month said 43% of people expected family disagreements about Covid risks when making festive plans.

English schools could face legal action if they plan to shut early for Christmas
# Christmas
# Christmas

English schools could face legal action if they plan to shut early for Christmas

Dec 12th 2020, 2:43 PM 16,798 Views 19 Comments

The idea to close schools early for Christmas was also raised in Ireland in recent weeks.

Poll: Are you looking forward to Christmas?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you looking forward to Christmas?

Dec 12th 2020, 11:15 AM 46,357 Views 50 Comments

How are you feeling about the festive period ahead?

Poll: Have you done any Christmas shopping in person?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Have you done any Christmas shopping in person?

Dec 10th 2020, 9:57 AM 30,264 Views 19 Comments

Non-essential retail reopened last week.

Over half of people believe individuals travelling from 'red' regions should not be allowed into Ireland
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Over half of people believe individuals travelling from 'red' regions should not be allowed into Ireland

Dec 1st 2020, 1:43 PM 23,967 Views 54 Comments

More than half of people also expect to take their next international flight before the end of 2021, according to new figures.

No 'zero-risk' options to celebrate Christmas this year, WHO says
# Christmas 2020
# Christmas 2020

No 'zero-risk' options to celebrate Christmas this year, WHO says

Nov 23rd 2020, 9:36 PM 29,121 Views 25 Comments

“There’s lower risk or higher risk – but there is a risk,” Maria Van Kerkhove said.

'We can't judge anyone for whatever decision they make': Irish emigrants on why they're travelling home this Christmas
# Pandemic
# Pandemic

'We can't judge anyone for whatever decision they make': Irish emigrants on why they're travelling home this Christmas

Nov 21st 2020, 12:05 AM 75,168 Views 29 Comments

Many people are unsure of what to do and critical of mixed mesages from the government.