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#presents

# presents - Thursday 21 November, 2013

How to get what you want this Christmas

You’ve got to talk the talk if you want the right present under the tree this year.

# presents - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge These 10 toys are what kids want for Christmas this year* Checking It Twice

These 10 toys are what kids want for Christmas this year*

*According to the Toy Retailers’ Association.

# presents - Sunday 3 November, 2013

State spent €16,832 on dignitaries' gifts of 'mutual appreciation' since 2003

The gifts included clocks and cufflinks – and a currach made out of ceramic.

# presents - Saturday 5 October, 2013

From The42 10 presents for the fitness buff in your life Workout This post contains images

10 presents for the fitness buff in your life

It’s too early to be thinking about Christmas but as Roy Keane would say, ‘fail to prepare, prepare to fail.’

# presents - Saturday 31 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge 13 of the worst things about being a wedding guest RSVP

13 of the worst things about being a wedding guest

It’s an honour to be invited, but they’re not without a few annoyances.

# presents - Friday 26 July, 2013

# presents - Saturday 15 June, 2013

Warning: Irish children are short-changing their dads on Father's Day gifts Sorry Da This post contains a poll

Warning: Irish children are short-changing their dads on Father's Day gifts

How much do you usually spend on your dad?

# presents - Monday 15 April, 2013

Queen Elizabeth gave a nice bottle of whiskey to Enda Kenny in 2011

Find out what presents Enda Kenny has received since taking office… including a €5k famine painting from Michael Flatley.

# presents - Saturday 9 March, 2013

From The Daily Edge Mammy's Day gifts: the good, the bad and the, eh...? Mammy's Day

Mammy's Day gifts: the good, the bad and the, eh...?

“I’m grand, sure I don’t want anything.”

# presents - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

From The Daily Edge WATCH: These women have the worst boyfriends of all time Hall Of Shame This post contains videos

WATCH: These women have the worst boyfriends of all time

I got you a present, sweetie…

# presents - Wednesday 2 January, 2013

Nearly half of Irish adults would sell unwanted gifts online - survey Unwanted Presents This post contains a poll

Nearly half of Irish adults would sell unwanted gifts online - survey

And almost one in four say they have done.

# presents - Thursday 27 December, 2012

From The42 Snapshot: 'Geek' and 'nerd' Wozilroy exchange Christmas gifts Nerds

Snapshot: 'Geek' and 'nerd' Wozilroy exchange Christmas gifts

‘But I wanted a dork one!’

# presents - Tuesday 25 December, 2012

From The42 Forget your X-stations and body armour, these are the gifts sports fans received back in the day Christmas 2013 This post contains images

# presents - Monday 24 December, 2012

From The Daily Edge It's Christmas Eve, how many of these things have you done? Last-minute This post contains videos

It's Christmas Eve, how many of these things have you done?

If you haven’t been horsing into a Curly Wurly or panic-buying slippers, maybe you’re doing it wrong.

And he's off! Santa has left the North Pole

He’ll be hitting this part of the world in just over 12 hours, but there’s a lot of work to do between now and then…

# presents - Sunday 23 December, 2012

Column: 8 ways to stay civil with your ex-partner

It can be a tough time of year if you are newly separated, but it is important to put your children first, while also taking time for yourself, writes Sheila O’Malley.

# presents - Saturday 22 December, 2012

Column: ‘I try to embrace our family situation at Christmas’

Being a single mother can be messy and difficult, but it doesn’t mean that Christmas can’t still be magical for the kids, writes Nessa Toale.

Irish households will generate 25 per cent more packaging waste over Christmas

Repak said Irish households will go through 5 million boxes of chocolates and 50 million bottles of beer this festive season.

Increase in demand for Irish-made products this Christmas

Stores and websites are reporting a strong interest in Irish craft and design products with craftspeople lowering their prices in response to the recession.

# presents - Friday 21 December, 2012

Column: 10 tips for a special Christmas with the kids… on a budget

Christmas can be expensive for parents, but it is important to remember that children remember the traditions and memories about Christmas, not the presents, writes Martina Newe.

Over 75 per cent of people do their Christmas shopping at work

A new survey also showed that only 9 per cent of people will buy Irish this festive season.

# presents - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

The Evening Fix...now with added toe wrestling

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Late shoppers may be penalised as stores run low on toys and tablets

This is not a drill. Furbys are heading towards extinction and iPad Minis are all sold out.

# presents - Monday 23 July, 2012

Are these going to be the top ten most popular toys this Christmas? Humbug This post contains images

Are these going to be the top ten most popular toys this Christmas?

Argos doesn’t care that it’s only July – the retailer has released its list of toys it predicts are going to be big this year.

# presents - Sunday 17 June, 2012

From The Daily Edge 8 terrible Father's Day presents Ta-daa! This post contains images

8 terrible Father's Day presents

If you love your dad… step away from the novelty ties.

# presents - Saturday 26 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge You're welcome: Foot spas, Soda Streams, and other Irish gifts of yore... Irish Gifts

You're welcome: Foot spas, Soda Streams, and other Irish gifts of yore...

What were the most popular gifts received in Irish households back in the day? From VHS tapes to Zogabongs, we take a look….

# presents - Monday 19 December, 2011

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things to know this morning…

Column: Ban video games? Ban crap pre-teen books instead

TheJournal.ie’s regular columnist Lisa McInerney takes apart TD Mary Mitchell O’Connor’s outburst over “violent video games”.

# presents - Friday 25 November, 2011

From The Daily Edge Is this ad ruining Christmas for children? Humbug This post contains a poll This post contains videos

Is this ad ruining Christmas for children?

Hundreds of people have complained to the advertising watchdog in the UK about this Christmas ad from chainstore Littlewoods – but is it really that bad? (WARNING! Do not read this piece if you are under 10).

# presents - Saturday 25 December, 2010

From The Daily Edge All I want for Christmas… is not this novelty tie Christmas This post contains images

All I want for Christmas… is not this novelty tie

Don’t feel disappointed if you don’t get what you want today – our slideshow of odd Christmas presents show it could be a lot – a LOT – worse…