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#Christmas

# christmas - Tuesday 25 December, 2018

Quiz: How well do you know the film Elf?

The Will Ferrell movie has become a Christmas classic.

Poll: Will you make a visit to the St Stephen's Day sales? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you make a visit to the St Stephen's Day sales?

The crowds have been out since early morning, are you going to be among them?

Open thread: What are the best and worst Christmas presents you've ever received?

Photos: Festive swimmers brave the Forty Foot for annual Christmas dive

It wasn’t too cold outside as the Forty Foot drew dozens of festive swimmers today.

Opinion: Top five parenting tips to surviving Christmas

Striving for a picture perfect Christmas will bring certain disappointment, as a parent aiming for survival is much more realistic, writes Shane Dunphy.

From The Daily Edge What does your choice of Christmas sweets say about you? Christmas

What does your choice of Christmas sweets say about you?

You can tell a lot about a person based on what sweets they leave in the tin.

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

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

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

Over 450 poor and homeless people will be given a Christmas Day dinner at the RDS today

Some 3,000 Christmas dinners will also be prepared and delivered to the homes of those in need.

'Love and miss you': Christmas messages from Irish soldiers serving abroad

'Love and miss you': Christmas messages from Irish soldiers serving abroad

There are 650 military personnel serving in 13 different countries around the world.

From The Daily Edge Poll: Will you leave the house today? Christmas Day This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you leave the house today?

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

From The Daily Edge Here's absolutely everything worth watching on TV this Christmas Day Tv Picks

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

There’s nothing else to do all day but chill.

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

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

# christmas - Monday 24 December, 2018

From The Daily Edge A look back at every Christmas number one since 1980 Throwback
Poll: When is the best time to open Christmas presents? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: When is the best time to open Christmas presents?

First thing in the morning, or do you play the long game?

Indigestion at Christmas time - that is your stomach crying out for a break

Use of indigestion medication can lead to deficiencies in minerals and vitamins and could start a vicious cycle. Heed the warning signs and try improving your diet instead, writes Ciara Wright.

Do you want to track Santa's trip around the world tonight? Here are a few options

There are also a few things you can do to pass the time before he arrives.

From The Daily Edge We asked every TD to share their best Christmas present and NY resolution TD Wishes

We asked every TD to share their best Christmas present and NY resolution

Whose best present was a donkey?

Quiz: How well do you know your Christmas carols?

Did you go carolling this year?

On chef duty this year? Here's everything you need to know to cook a perfect turkey (safely) Get Stuffed This post contains videos

On chef duty this year? Here's everything you need to know to cook a perfect turkey (safely)

Chef Adrian Martin has some top tips on how to cook a delicious Christmas roast.

The Irish For... All the most important Christmas words (including Fairytale of New York as Gaeilge)

Hó hó hó! Darach Ó Séaghdha has a selection box of Irish words for Christmas.

Poll: Are you going to the pub today? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you going to the pub today?

Everyone has their own traditions when it comes to festive socialising.

Too loud, too bright, too fast, too tight: Christmas can be a nightmare of anxiety for children with autism

The wish for all families is that they have their perfect Christmas but that may mean adjusting expectations to find what works in a family with autism, writes Tara Matthews.

# christmas - Sunday 23 December, 2018

From The Daily Edge 5 foreign-language shows on Netflix you should binge over the holidays Netflix Binge

5 foreign-language shows on Netflix you should binge over the holidays

Don’t let subtitles put you off.

Quiz: How well do you remember Christmas No 1s of the 80s and 90s?

I need some love[ly quiz answers] like I’ve never needed love[ly quiz answers] before.

From The Daily Edge Loungewear options that just about count as clothes to wear over Christmas Clothing Optional
Debate Room: Is East 17's Stay Another Day a Christmas song? Yuletide Tunes This post contains a poll

Debate Room: Is East 17's Stay Another Day a Christmas song?

If you’ve got to disagree with me, don’t think I can take the pain.

From The Daily Edge These 3-ingredient cocktails make for the perfect Christmas tipple Party Season

From choosing actors to raising the curtain - Panto preparations are a year-long affair

The director of the Liberty Panto explains what it takes to get a panto up and running.

'All range of emotions come out': How family relationships can spill over at Christmas... and how to sort it

Relationships with loved ones can be a tricky thing to navigate – especially at Christmas time – but it can be done.

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

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

Opinion: Why I no longer have turkey for Christmas dinner

Unlike turkey flesh, vegan foods are cholesterol-free and high in fibre and other nutrients, importantly they are also delicious, writes Elisa Allen.

# christmas - Saturday 22 December, 2018

Quiz: Which actor is playing Santa here?

Many actors have donned the big red suit, but how well do you remember them?

From The Daily Edge I watched Love Actually for the first time and here's every single thought I had during the film Christmas

I watched Love Actually for the first time and here's every single thought I had during the film

There’s no way that little boy learned how to play drums in like three weeks.

Mind yourself this Christmas: How to care for your mental health during the festive period

Christmas can be a stressful time. Here’s some advice on how to make the holidays more relaxing.

Looking to buy books for Christmas gifts? Here's how to please every adult with Irish writing

Whether they’re an avid reader or an occasional reader, we’ve got you sorted.

Need to get around this Christmas? Here's what you need to know about festive public transport

No services on Christmas Day of course, but here’s what else you need to know.

# christmas - Friday 21 December, 2018

From The Daily Edge Christmas sales have started! And here are the discounts on offer Sale Season

Christmas sales have started! And here are the discounts on offer

Nab yourself a bargain!

Michael D Higgins' Christmas message: 'Far too many people missing the security of home'

In his annual address, Higgins called for “a new commitment to social solidarity” both at home and abroad.

# christmas - Wednesday 19 December, 2018

'It's my home. I can say it however many times I like': Teenager homeless for over two years housed before Christmas

Amanda had previously spoken about the difficulties of living in homeless emergency accommdoation.

# christmas - Monday 17 December, 2018

From The Daily Edge 6 gifts for your sister that are so nice you'll want to steal them Gift Guide

6 gifts for your sister that are so nice you'll want to steal them

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