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#first christmas

# first-christmas - Monday 17 December, 2018

'We were driving around with a turkey in the back seat': The year a storm nearly ruined Christmas dinner

But not quite. Caroline Hennessy recalls her first time being entrusted with the turkey… and how it almost all went wrong.

# first-christmas - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

'I fancied him from the beginning': Our first Christmas as a married couple, 36 years ago

Hilda Smith remembers a dinner with the in-laws, a long way from what she was used to.

# first-christmas - Thursday 6 December, 2018

'It made it all feel real': Our first Christmas with our 12-week-old daughter

Emily Westbrooks remembers the first December 25 after the birth of her daughter Maya.

# first-christmas - Thursday 29 November, 2018

My first Christmas... away from home (and 3,400 metres up in the Andes)

Trudi McDonald from Cavan recalls her first December 25 away from the family. A long, long way away.