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#Christmas Day

# christmas-day - Saturday 26 December, 2020

Player Ratings: What's the best post-Christmas snack?
# Sambos Or Sweets
# Sambos Or Sweets

Player Ratings: What's the best post-Christmas snack?

Dec 26th 2020, 8:00 PM 34,806 Views 22 Comments

Are you into turkey sandwiches? Or is a good-old fashioned mince pie the best?

# christmas-day - Friday 25 December, 2020

Extra 800 troops sent in to help clear backlog as thousands of drivers spend Christmas in their lorries in Kent
# Border Crossing
# Border Crossing

Extra 800 troops sent in to help clear backlog as thousands of drivers spend Christmas in their lorries in Kent

Updated Dec 25th 2020, 1:52 PM 51,009 Views 24 Comments

Some have already spent nearly a week stranded due to the diplomatic impasse.

Quiz: How well do you know the history of Christmas Days past?
# Merry Quizmass
# Merry Quizmass

Quiz: How well do you know the history of Christmas Days past?

Dec 25th 2020, 11:30 AM 28,558 Views 9 Comments

Test your knowledge.

Spending the day on the couch? Here's every film on RTÉ and Virgin today
# Telly
# Telly

Spending the day on the couch? Here's every film on RTÉ and Virgin today

Dec 25th 2020, 7:30 AM 45,198 Views 31 Comments

You’ve a lot of choice.

Going to work on Christmas Day: 'We've 1,500 animals here. They all need to be looked after'
# Duty Calls
# Duty Calls

Going to work on Christmas Day: 'We've 1,500 animals here. They all need to be looked after'

Dec 25th 2020, 12:10 AM 23,866 Views 16 Comments

Across many professions, duty still calls on Christmas Day .

# christmas-day - Wednesday 25 December, 2019

'Being a carer, it's not like Christmas. It's groundhog day': The people who go to work on 25 December
# Off To Work
# Off To Work

'Being a carer, it's not like Christmas. It's groundhog day': The people who go to work on 25 December

Dec 25th 2019, 12:05 AM 28,517 Views 20 Comments

The likes of carers, rescue volunteers and hospitality workers are among those who’ll be kept busy this Christmas Day.

# christmas-day - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

Man who 'destroyed' single mother's home on Christmas Day jailed for three-and-a-half years
# Courts
# Courts

Man who 'destroyed' single mother's home on Christmas Day jailed for three-and-a-half years

Dec 3rd 2019, 5:31 PM 31,155 Views 29 Comments

The man ripped furniture, placed devices in a sink filled with water and urinated throughout the home, the court heard.

# christmas-day - Thursday 14 November, 2019

Poll: Would you like to see pubs open on Christmas Day?
# Open Sesame
# Open Sesame

Poll: Would you like to see pubs open on Christmas Day?

Nov 14th 2019, 8:11 AM 57,274 Views 134 Comments

The chairperson of the Cork Vintners Association said yesterday that there was no appetite among members to open on Christmas Day.

# christmas-day - Friday 28 December, 2018

This is what it was like spending Christmas alone in a beachside hut in Cambodia
# Christmas For One
From The Daily Edge
# Christmas For One

This is what it was like spending Christmas alone in a beachside hut in Cambodia

Dec 28th 2018, 8:00 AM 4,297 Views 2 Comments

There’s not a huge amount of tinsel, let’s just put it that way.

# christmas-day - Tuesday 25 December, 2018

'No one would choose to work on Christmas Day, but we're all in it together'
# Doctors And Nurses
# Doctors And Nurses

'No one would choose to work on Christmas Day, but we're all in it together'

Dec 25th 2018, 10:30 AM 21,407 Views 31 Comments

Doctors, nurses, midwives and others will be working across the country today and throughout the week.

Poll: Will you leave the house today?
# Christmas Day
From The Daily Edge
# Christmas Day

Poll: Will you leave the house today?

Dec 25th 2018, 8:00 AM 3,389 Views 3 Comments

Are you going to get out of your pyjamas at any stage?

'Enjoying the kids playing with presents will have to wait': Heading out to work on Christmas day
# Hi Ho Hi Ho Ho Ho
# Hi Ho Hi Ho Ho Ho

'Enjoying the kids playing with presents will have to wait': Heading out to work on Christmas day

Dec 25th 2018, 12:05 AM 28,510 Views 36 Comments

TheJournal.ie speaks to some of those who’ll be getting up to go to work today, and how Christmas is for them.

# christmas-day - Sunday 23 December, 2018

The Christmas day weather forecast? It's actually set to be quite mild
# Not Too Bad
# Not Too Bad

The Christmas day weather forecast? It's actually set to be quite mild

Dec 23rd 2018, 11:26 AM 13,036 Views 12 Comments

It’s not set to be a white one, anyway.

# christmas-day - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

The star of Damo & Ivor surprised a huge fan in Dublin on Christmas morning and it was lovely
# Howaya
From The Daily Edge
# Howaya

The star of Damo & Ivor surprised a huge fan in Dublin on Christmas morning and it was lovely

Dec 26th 2017, 2:10 PM 4,400 Views 0 Comments

Well played.

Pictures: These brave souls headed out for Christmas Day swims across the country
# Splash
# Splash

Pictures: These brave souls headed out for Christmas Day swims across the country

Dec 26th 2017, 10:19 AM 18,649 Views 17 Comments

Hundreds turned out across the country for Christmas Day swims.

# christmas-day - Monday 25 December, 2017

Poll: Will you attend a religious service today?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you attend a religious service today?

Dec 25th 2017, 9:30 AM 24,129 Views 78 Comments

Many people do, even if they don’t normally attend during the year.

Here's absolutely everything worth watching on telly this Christmas Day
# Telly
From The Daily Edge
# Telly

Here's absolutely everything worth watching on telly this Christmas Day

Dec 25th 2017, 7:20 AM 5,691 Views 0 Comments

IT’S CHRIST-MAAAAS.

'It can be a lonely time of year. That's why I go out working': How it feels to work on Christmas Day
# Hi Ho Hi Ho
# Hi Ho Hi Ho

'It can be a lonely time of year. That's why I go out working': How it feels to work on Christmas Day

Dec 25th 2017, 12:05 AM 36,247 Views 32 Comments

We spoke to some of the people who are getting up early in the morning while the rest of us open presents.

# christmas-day - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

George Michael's funeral takes place three months after his death on Christmas Day
# Laid To Rest
# Laid To Rest

George Michael's funeral takes place three months after his death on Christmas Day

Mar 29th 2017, 5:57 PM 26,799 Views 18 Comments

A UK coroner has ruled that his death came by natural causes.

# christmas-day - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

Coroner finds George Michael died of natural causes
# Investigation Discontinued
# Investigation Discontinued

Coroner finds George Michael died of natural causes

Mar 7th 2017, 1:07 PM 22,466 Views 29 Comments

The coroner said there is no need for an inquest or any further enquiries.

# christmas-day - Thursday 29 December, 2016

One arrest after man found with head injuries on Christmas Day dies
# Waterford
# Waterford

One arrest after man found with head injuries on Christmas Day dies

Dec 29th 2016, 3:41 PM 16,538 Views 7 Comments

The man, aged in his 20s, passed away in hospital yesterday evening.

# christmas-day - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

'Commander, we're falling': Pilots' final words on doomed Russian plane reported as second black box found
# Christmas Day
# Christmas Day

'Commander, we're falling': Pilots' final words on doomed Russian plane reported as second black box found

Dec 28th 2016, 2:58 PM 12,438 Views 10 Comments

Early indications suggest the plane’s wingflaps may have been faulty.

# christmas-day - Monday 26 December, 2016

Pics: You made quite the splash with your festive swims
# Brrrr
# Brrrr

Pics: You made quite the splash with your festive swims

Dec 26th 2016, 7:15 PM 18,015 Views 6 Comments

Even more pics of how you got on.

Man in 'serious condition' after being found unconscious in Waterford house on Christmas Day
# Investigation
# Investigation

Man in 'serious condition' after being found unconscious in Waterford house on Christmas Day

Dec 26th 2016, 3:03 PM 18,031 Views 1 Comment

Emergency services were called to a house on Francis Street at 8.30pm.

# christmas-day - Sunday 25 December, 2016

Poll: Will you attend a religious service today?
# Take Me To Church
# Take Me To Church

Poll: Will you attend a religious service today?

Dec 25th 2016, 8:00 AM 19,646 Views 47 Comments

It’s Christmas Day AND a Sunday,

# christmas-day - Thursday 22 December, 2016

Foil Arms and Hog have identified every argument your family will have on Christmas Day
# It's A Bit Dry
From The Daily Edge
# It's A Bit Dry

Foil Arms and Hog have identified every argument your family will have on Christmas Day

Dec 22nd 2016, 10:48 AM 4,847 Views 2 Comments

It’s all coming down the line to you!

# christmas-day - Saturday 17 December, 2016

A Dublin woman set up a Christmas Day lunch for 300 people so no-one would be alone on the big day
# Alone For Christmas
# Alone For Christmas

A Dublin woman set up a Christmas Day lunch for 300 people so no-one would be alone on the big day

Dec 17th 2016, 10:15 PM 23,729 Views 32 Comments

Margaret Brown and her volunteers will cater to around 300 people this Christmas

# christmas-day - Friday 16 December, 2016

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

A cafe in Tullamore is serving free dinner on Christmas Day for people who are struggling

Dec 16th 2016, 10:23 AM 25,760 Views 40 Comments

Hats off to The Bakehouse.

# christmas-day - Friday 15 January, 2016

Mourners that attended funeral of Polish man who died on Christmas Day praised by ambassador
# Coming Together
# Coming Together

Mourners that attended funeral of Polish man who died on Christmas Day praised by ambassador

Jan 15th 2016, 9:36 AM 16,957 Views 23 Comments

Marek Skiba’s funeral was attended by hundred of mourners this week.

# christmas-day - Friday 8 January, 2016

Brendan O'Carroll to pay for funeral of Polish man who died in Ennis on Christmas Day
# Liveline
# Liveline

Brendan O'Carroll to pay for funeral of Polish man who died in Ennis on Christmas Day

Jan 8th 2016, 4:45 PM 45,851 Views 50 Comments

The body of the 51-year-old, who was formerly homeless, has been in a morgue in Limerick since December.

# christmas-day - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

Mrs Brown’s Boys was the most watched TV show over Christmas
# Must See TV
# Must See TV

Mrs Brown’s Boys was the most watched TV show over Christmas

Dec 29th 2015, 6:29 PM 17,592 Views 53 Comments

Both the movie and the Christmas special proved popular with viewers this year.

# christmas-day - Monday 28 December, 2015

Malaysia Airlines investigates 'mix-up' that sent plane flying in wrong direction
# Christmas Day
# Christmas Day

Malaysia Airlines investigates 'mix-up' that sent plane flying in wrong direction

Dec 28th 2015, 11:18 AM 26,765 Views 25 Comments

“The safety of both passengers and crew were never compromised at any time,” the airline said.

# christmas-day - Saturday 26 December, 2015

In pics and videos: Your Christmas and Stephen's Day swims
# Braving It
# Braving It

In pics and videos: Your Christmas and Stephen's Day swims

Dec 26th 2015, 1:20 PM 24,656 Views 18 Comments

Conditions were Baltic – but thousands still turned out for the annual festive dips.

'Attempted murder' arrest after man opens fire on squad car from house
# Christmas Day
# Christmas Day

'Attempted murder' arrest after man opens fire on squad car from house

Dec 26th 2015, 11:09 AM 22,689 Views 15 Comments

The attack happened in the Heath Lodge Close area of North Belfast, as officers were searching for a man who carried out an alleged assault.

# christmas-day - Friday 25 December, 2015

Planning a Christmas swim? Converts swear it gives you a 'natural high'
# Brrrrrrrrrrr
# Brrrrrrrrrrr

Planning a Christmas swim? Converts swear it gives you a 'natural high'

Dec 25th 2015, 7:30 AM 13,878 Views 10 Comments

Hundreds of events will be taking place across the country today.

# christmas-day - Thursday 24 December, 2015

Swimmers warned that full moon will make Christmas Day swims more hazardous
# Careful Now
# Careful Now

Swimmers warned that full moon will make Christmas Day swims more hazardous

Dec 24th 2015, 9:06 AM 16,945 Views 27 Comments

The full moon only happens once every forty years or so.

# christmas-day - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

Weather alert: Storm Eva is coming to batter Ireland before Christmas
# Christmas Eva
# Christmas Eva

Weather alert: Storm Eva is coming to batter Ireland before Christmas

Dec 23rd 2015, 7:25 AM 89,488 Views 48 Comments

Batten down the holly.

# christmas-day - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

People are very excited about Christmas Day being the expiry date on the milk
# O Christmas Milk
From The Daily Edge
# O Christmas Milk

People are very excited about Christmas Day being the expiry date on the milk

Dec 16th 2015, 1:52 PM 4,103 Views 1 Comment

CHRISTMAS IS NEARLY HERE!

# christmas-day - Monday 7 December, 2015

'This Christmas Day there will be women in brothels around the country'
# Sex Trafficking
# Sex Trafficking

'This Christmas Day there will be women in brothels around the country'

Dec 7th 2015, 12:17 PM 26,753 Views 85 Comments

Prostitution charity Ruhama found an increase in the women accessing its services last year.

# christmas-day - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

Brendan O'Carroll will give 2,500 families their Christmas Day dinner
# Generosity
# Generosity

Brendan O'Carroll will give 2,500 families their Christmas Day dinner

Dec 2nd 2015, 8:54 PM 31,758 Views 65 Comments

He has donated vouchers for turkey and ham to the St Vincent de Paul.

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