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Monday 11 December 2023 Dublin: 8°C

QUIZ: Can We Guess Your Favourite Christmas Tradition?

It can’t be ALL of them, OK?

FROM DECORATING THE tree to going to see the lights being turned on, wrapping presents or going out on St Stephen’s Day, different Christmas traditions appeal to different people.

Christmastime is full of fun things to do – and everyone has their own treasured moments that they look forward to partaking in. But what’s your favourite Christmas tradition? Can we guess?

Let’s see.

1. When does Christmas start for you?
Just after Halloween
Christmas Eve after midnight mass and not a minute sooner

The last full work day before the big day
When the tree goes up... whenever that is
2. When do you put up your Christmas tree?
December 8, of course
Christmas Eve

Does a rosemary bush covered in tinsel count?
A few days before Christmas usually
3. When do you wrap your presents?
Christmas Eve
Weeks before Christmas

Wrap them? They're lucky to get presents
Over the course of a few days
4. Where do you do your Christmas shopping?
All online
A mix of online and real shops

Has to be in the real shops
At the local Christmas market
5. When do you unwrap your Christmas presents?
Christmas morning
Christmas Eve

After Christmas dinner
Periodically over Christmas Day
6. What's your favourite part of Christmas dinner?
Roast potatoes

Christmas pudding
Mulled wine
7. When do you take down your Christmas tree?
January 6
When it dies

A couple of days after Christmas
St Stephen's Day
Answer all the questions to see your result!
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Going to see the Christmas lights being turned on
You like to get your Christmas started as early as possible.
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Putting up the Christmas tree
The earlier the better so you can get Christmas started as soon as possible.
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Cooking the Christmas dinner
You look forward to this for days in advance, planning and anticipating the deliciousness
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Unwrapping presents
You can barely contain yourself until Christmas day - you might even do a sneaky unwrap on Christmas eve.
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If you haven’t already made it a Christmas tradition, here’s a brilliant one for you. The Leopardstown Christmas Festival runs every year from St Stephen’s day for four days and is the perfect place to do your post-Christmas socialising. Head to Leopardstown Christmas Festival to find out more.

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