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Thursday 21 September 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Happy Holidays

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Opinion: How to make a good Christmas ad, and a look at the best around
Advertising professional Kathleen Moore explains the process in creating those memorable Christmas ads and outlines some of her favourites.
Thieves return packages they stole by mistake to police, but keep Louis Vuitton loot
Six packages belonging to the French police were stolen on 22 December.
Donald Trump suggests boycott of Starbucks over red holiday cups
“If I become president, we’re all going to be saying ‘Merry Christmas’ again — that, I can tell you”.
EU roaming charges: here's what you'll be paying for texts and calls next year
And we won’t have to worry about extra charges in two years’ time.
The accidental photos on this Daft advert are something quite special
Er, what?
Extremely festive Christmas greeting from Crumlin
So touching.
The stages you go through when you're off work for Christmas
It’s an emotional rollercoaster, it really is. What stage are you at?
Are you desperate enough to use any of these Christmas life hacks?
Hack into Christmas with these top tips.
On the 12th day of Christmas, gave to me…
We conclude our 12 days of Christmas series with a man whose love for a sing-song matches our own.
On the 11th day of Christmas, gave to me…
Just the Ireland captain on Skype. Who wouldn’t want to receive that as a present?
On the 10th day of Christmas, gave to me…
Craig Gilroy is our gift to you today.
On the 9th day of Christmas, gave to me…
…9 Katies Fighting.
On the 7th day of Christmas, gave to me…
Sing along with me… ‘Jimmy’s winning matches’.
On the 6th day of Christmas, gave to me…
‘Tis the season to be Holy.
On the 5th day of Christmas, gave to me…
Featuring Eric Cantona, Henry Shefflin and… Jerry ‘The King’ Lawler.
On the 3rd day of Christmas, gave to me…
We unveil part 3 of our 12 days of Christmas.
On the 2nd day of Christmas, gave to me…
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and David Fairclough feature in the latest of 12 installments.
Have a cringey Christmas! 10 seasonal greetings from the world of sport
Plus, Mario Balotelli gets amgry while decorating a cake.
On the 1st day of Christmas, gave to me…
Ireland’s best-loved football presenter is here to help us celebrate Day 1 of the 12 days of Christmas.
Heineken Cup: Biarritz suspend coaches ahead of Connacht rematch
Jack Isaac and Serge Milhas have been put on a month’s leave by club president Serge Blanco.
Mobile roaming charges to drop as MEPs vote for cuts
Using your mobile abroad will cost less from July – with limits on data charges for the first time.
Tourism figures rise significantly despite economic troubles
More people visited Ireland this year than in 2010 – and they also spent more money.
Ireland wins US travel magazine award for top European destination
Ireland beat France and Britain to take award for highest-satisfaction European destination by industry magazine readers.