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'Live and extremely dangerous': ESB warns people not to take risks with electricity this Christmas
People are being warned to never use ESB poles to hang outdoor Christmas lights.
# Christmas Abroad
Three non-Irish gals tell us how they celebrate Christmas
The French have a lot of cheese and champagne – go figure!
# be honest
Poll: Is today the day you take down your Christmas decorations?
Give it to us straight. Be honest.
# deck the halls
Christmas trees are already being spotted in Irish homes - But is it far too early?
It’s happening.
# highly flammable
From not watering trees to overloading sockets - Ireland's top fire hazards at Christmas
Three people over the age of 60 died as a result of house fires over the Christmas period in Northern Ireland last year.
# Your Say
Poll: When's the right time to put up your Christmas tree?
Do you put yours up straight after Halloween, or wait till the last minute?
# sponsored by budweiser
Vote: When should the Christmas decorations go up?
Everyone has their opinion. It’s time to find out – once and for all – who is right.
# deck the halls
10 people who completely owned Halloween
It’s the most wonderful tiiiiiiime of the yeeeearr…
# Dilemma
The Burning Question: Do you put the lights or decorations on the Christmas tree first?
Let us distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)
# you'll need...
Here's how to make some decent (not tacky) Christmas decorations
Get into Blue Peter mode to kit out your home and save some cash this Christmas.
# Money Money Money
Here's how much Christmas will cost you this year*
*According to one survey, at least.
# Out with the old
So --- how do I get rid of my wilting, shedding Christmas Tree?
What to do with that poor haunted relic of yesteryear? Here’s where you can bring it…
# Memories
Here are some lovely Christmas memories as shared by you!
From heartwarming Santa sightings to farting at mass…
# White House
WATCH: Here's how the White House gets decorated for Christmas
There’s even a 300-pound gingerbread house involved…
# smellmas
The 12 Smells of (Irish) Christmas
Your nose deserves it.
# keep her lit
Can your Christmas lights compete with these brilliantly decorated Irish homes?
Baby you light up my house like nobody else.
# Light up
12 distinctly Irish Christmas decoration methods
Straight from your mammy’s house to yours.
# Dilemma
The Burning Question*: Is it silly to decorate the house for Halloween?
Let distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)
# China
Woman 'finds letter from Chinese labour camp' in Halloween decorations
A woman in Oregon found the letter in the decorations, which she had bought in Kmart the previous year.
# Christmas
Pic: Our favourite personalised Christmas decoration
You might cry. We certainly did.
# Have your say
Open Thread: what are your coolest (or weirdest) Christmas tree decorations?
The Wright Brothers knew how to deck out this tree to the max – but what have been your most memorable decorations?
# Silly Season
Festive footballers: picks its Christmas-themed XI
Everyone from Sleigh Given to Danny North Pole is in there.
# twinkle twinkle
Photos: Is this the most festive house in Ireland?
Seriously. Has it got enough Christmas decorations?
# too early
Winter is coming… and so is Christmas. Here’s the evidence.
If the thought of Christmas in September sends you into an unbridled rage, read this at your peril.
# recycling
Christmas is over: time for the decorations dump
City and county councils have opened Christmas tree recycling depots across the country so you can be kind to your tree (and the environment).
# Christmas
The 12 burning questions* of Xmas: Time to take the decorations down?
This and every festive day until New Year’s Eve, let distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)