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# xmas - Saturday 28 December, 2019

New details of Thatcher and Haughey meeting show how British PM was against German reunification
# Chistmas
# Chistmas

New details of Thatcher and Haughey meeting show how British PM was against German reunification

Dec 28th 2019, 9:30 AM 22,920 Views 46 Comments

The Birmingham Six and IRA semtex consignments were also spoken about.

# xmas - Wednesday 25 December, 2019

Poll: What part of the Christmas dinner is the best?
# Dinner Time
# Dinner Time

Poll: What part of the Christmas dinner is the best?

Dec 25th 2019, 3:30 PM 22,348 Views 40 Comments

We don’t want to start any rows – but we thought we’d ask.

# xmas - Thursday 23 November, 2017

These homemade Repeal The 8th Christmas baubles are going on sale in Dublin next month
# Baubles For Choice
From The Daily Edge
# Baubles For Choice

These homemade Repeal The 8th Christmas baubles are going on sale in Dublin next month

Nov 23rd 2017, 6:02 PM 3,821 Views 3 Comments

Made by an Irish mammy for choice, no less.

# xmas - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Love Actually, the Back to the Future trilogy and Miracle on 34th Street are all on Netflix this Christmas
# Simply Having
From The Daily Edge
# Simply Having

Love Actually, the Back to the Future trilogy and Miracle on 34th Street are all on Netflix this Christmas

Nov 22nd 2017, 9:00 PM 7,203 Views 7 Comments

Here’s the full list.

# xmas - Friday 25 December, 2015

15 people who literally ruined Christmas
# You Ruin Everything
From The Daily Edge
# You Ruin Everything

15 people who literally ruined Christmas

Dec 25th 2015, 1:00 PM 8,138 Views 4 Comments

Thanks a lot, guys.

# xmas - Thursday 24 December, 2015

WATCH: Santa visits the children of Dublin in 1948
# Christmas Past
# Christmas Past

WATCH: Santa visits the children of Dublin in 1948

Dec 24th 2015, 11:00 AM 7,590 Views 6 Comments

Best day ever.

# xmas - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

WATCH: Relive a 1940s Irish Christmas with these magical archive videos
# Winter Wonderland
# Winter Wonderland

WATCH: Relive a 1940s Irish Christmas with these magical archive videos

Dec 23rd 2015, 9:00 PM 19,901 Views 16 Comments

Snowball fights, the Christmas Day swim, and grown men acting like little children – more than 70 years ago.

# xmas - Friday 27 November, 2015

Boy writes heart-wrenching note asking Santa to help catch the man who shot him
# Greater Manchester Police
# Greater Manchester Police

Boy writes heart-wrenching note asking Santa to help catch the man who shot him

Nov 27th 2015, 11:00 AM 21,584 Views 24 Comments

Christian Hickey and his mother Jayne were shot on the doorstep of their home in Manchester.

# xmas - Monday 16 November, 2015

Strabane is really getting into the Christmas spirit (NSFW)
# Xmas Is Balls
From The Daily Edge
# Xmas Is Balls

Strabane is really getting into the Christmas spirit (NSFW)

Nov 16th 2015, 9:16 AM 5,616 Views 1 Comment

Fa la la la laaa, la la la la.

# xmas - Saturday 24 October, 2015

Looking for a job this Christmas? These places are hiring
# Jobs
# Jobs

Looking for a job this Christmas? These places are hiring

Oct 24th 2015, 7:45 AM 39,757 Views 17 Comments

Need some extra cash this Christmas? A few places are hiring.

# xmas - Thursday 20 August, 2015

Pictures: Want to see what the Brown Thomas Christmas shop looks like?
# Code Red
# Code Red

Pictures: Want to see what the Brown Thomas Christmas shop looks like?

Aug 20th 2015, 11:45 PM 22,299 Views 54 Comments

There are 126 days until Christmas, just saying.

# xmas - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

We’ll Leave It There So: Xmas comes early for McGregor, Ireland release two players and today’s sport
# Tuesday
From The42
# Tuesday

We’ll Leave It There So: Xmas comes early for McGregor, Ireland release two players and today’s sport

Aug 11th 2015, 8:01 PM 14,448 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile, a League of Ireland club want Friday’s kick-off changed as it clashes with Man United game

# xmas - Thursday 25 December, 2014

Open Thread: What was the best Christmas present you ever got?
# Christmas
# Christmas

Open Thread: What was the best Christmas present you ever got?

Dec 25th 2014, 2:04 PM 9,185 Views 46 Comments

Your first bike, GI Joe and Sindy’s Dreamhouse… what was yours?

# xmas - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

How did humans evolve to enjoy drinking alcohol?
# Drunken Monkeys
# Drunken Monkeys

How did humans evolve to enjoy drinking alcohol?

Dec 23rd 2014, 9:00 PM 21,442 Views 42 Comments

We’ve had a taste for the stuff since before people were people — according to one scientist.

# xmas - Monday 22 December, 2014

Homeless pregnant woman and six children to be hosted at chef's home for Christmas
# Christmas Kindness
# Christmas Kindness

Homeless pregnant woman and six children to be hosted at chef's home for Christmas

Dec 22nd 2014, 6:05 PM 30,318 Views 14 Comments

Generous unemployed chef had made the offer on TheJournal.ie last week to cook Christmas dinner for a homeless family.

# xmas - Friday 19 December, 2014

Celtic star offers to buy Xmas gifts for 5-year-old whose house was burgled
# Generosity
From The42
# Generosity

Celtic star offers to buy Xmas gifts for 5-year-old whose house was burgled

Dec 19th 2014, 11:08 AM 4,118 Views 2 Comments

Thieves stole thousands of pounds as well as a Ford car from the home of Hearts fan Michael Wright.

# xmas - Friday 12 December, 2014

Poll: How will your Christmas spend compare to last year?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How will your Christmas spend compare to last year?

Dec 12th 2014, 9:11 AM 6,416 Views 18 Comments

Shoppers are predicted to spend a little bit more this Christmas.

# xmas - Friday 5 December, 2014

Poll: Have you put up your Christmas tree?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you put up your Christmas tree?

Dec 5th 2014, 8:55 AM 20,729 Views 62 Comments

Or are you waiting until the 8th?

# xmas - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

Opinion: Christmas – the season of sugar-laced tantrums, queues, and unreasonable demands
# Ho Ho No
# Ho Ho No

Opinion: Christmas – the season of sugar-laced tantrums, queues, and unreasonable demands

Dec 3rd 2014, 8:00 PM 27 Views 4 Comments

One disastrous shopping attempt and an aborted visit to see the Christmas tree lights are all you need to find what’s really important in the run-up to Christmas…

# xmas - Monday 1 December, 2014

This is someone's HOUSE in Co Cork
# Festive Bai
From The Daily Edge
# Festive Bai

This is someone's HOUSE in Co Cork

Dec 1st 2014, 6:00 PM 36,069 Views 18 Comments

God bless us, everyone.

Irish people reveal what they know about the true meaning of Christmas...
# Xmas
From The Daily Edge
# Xmas

Irish people reveal what they know about the true meaning of Christmas...

Dec 1st 2014, 11:55 AM 3,392 Views 3 Comments

…and it’s surprisingly little.

# xmas - Sunday 30 November, 2014

Opinion: How to plan for a stress-free Christmas
# No Stress
# No Stress

Opinion: How to plan for a stress-free Christmas

Nov 30th 2014, 8:45 AM 83 Views 29 Comments

A little forethought can take a lot of the stress out of the season for one and all.

# xmas - Saturday 22 November, 2014

Here's how to make some decent (not tacky) Christmas decorations
# You'll Need...
# You'll Need...

Here's how to make some decent (not tacky) Christmas decorations

Nov 22nd 2014, 10:30 AM 22,503 Views 9 Comments

Get into Blue Peter mode to kit out your home and save some cash this Christmas.

# xmas - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

7 types you'll definitely meet in your local pub on Christmas Eve
# Pub Pals
From The Daily Edge
# Pub Pals

7 types you'll definitely meet in your local pub on Christmas Eve

Dec 24th 2013, 6:15 PM 26,900 Views 37 Comments

Is the local on Christmas Eve a tradition? So is bumping into this lot.

The 13 emotions of a Christmas Eve shopping panic
# Panic
From The Daily Edge
# Panic

The 13 emotions of a Christmas Eve shopping panic

Dec 24th 2013, 1:00 PM 11,481 Views 19 Comments

It’s Christmas tomorrow and you have NOTHING.

# xmas - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

This mouse decorating a tiny tree is more prepared for Christmas than you are
# Christmouse
From The Daily Edge
# Christmouse

This mouse decorating a tiny tree is more prepared for Christmas than you are

Dec 10th 2013, 9:05 AM 2,412 Views 2 Comments

Oh nothing, just a mouse decorating a Christmas tree.

# xmas - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

All of your favourite Christmas movies, squeezed into two minutes
# Quickymas
From The Daily Edge
# Quickymas

All of your favourite Christmas movies, squeezed into two minutes

Dec 4th 2013, 9:30 AM 3,492 Views 0 Comments

For your daily dose of festive cheer, on the run.

# xmas - Friday 8 November, 2013

This year's John Lewis Christmas ad may make you cry
# John Lewis
From The Daily Edge
# John Lewis

This year's John Lewis Christmas ad may make you cry

Nov 8th 2013, 9:46 AM 9,072 Views 15 Comments

It’s got Lily Allen and a very cute cartoon.

# xmas - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

Well, the advent calendars are in the shops ALREADY
# Tis The Season
From The Daily Edge
# Tis The Season

Well, the advent calendars are in the shops ALREADY

Oct 2nd 2013, 8:47 AM 6,153 Views 40 Comments

There is no escape.

# xmas - Tuesday 23 July, 2013

Ohio woman sentenced to five Christmases in jail
# Bah Humbug
# Bah Humbug

Ohio woman sentenced to five Christmases in jail

Jul 23rd 2013, 1:16 PM 19,724 Views 26 Comments

The former license agency employee pleaded guilty to accepting payments to falsify records for immigrants.

# xmas - Tuesday 25 December, 2012

Have a cringey Christmas! 10 seasonal greetings from the world of sport
# Ho Ho Ho
From The42
# Ho Ho Ho

Have a cringey Christmas! 10 seasonal greetings from the world of sport

Dec 25th 2012, 12:33 PM 1,074 Views 0 Comments

Plus, Mario Balotelli gets amgry while decorating a cake.

# xmas - Monday 24 December, 2012

Meet the people who want no one to eat Christmas dinner alone
# Christmas
# Christmas

Meet the people who want no one to eat Christmas dinner alone

Dec 24th 2012, 8:00 AM 10,862 Views 7 Comments

Christmas with Friends is a group set up for people who are alone on Christmas day in Kildare. It is one of a number of organisations making sure the day is not a lonely one for people.

# xmas - Saturday 15 December, 2012

7 of the strangest Christmas trees you'll see this year
# Tree-mendous
# Tree-mendous

7 of the strangest Christmas trees you'll see this year

Dec 15th 2012, 9:15 AM 15,629 Views 9 Comments

A Christmas tree made entirely out of potatoes? YES PLEASE.

# xmas - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

LISTEN: Amazing hip-hop Christmas anthem by Irish kids
# Santa Anthem
From The Daily Edge
# Santa Anthem

LISTEN: Amazing hip-hop Christmas anthem by Irish kids

Dec 4th 2012, 11:30 AM 9,708 Views 10 Comments

“I’m a better rapper than Santy.”

# xmas - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

UPDATE: Back in Ireland for first Christmas in 30 years…. what’s it like?
# Pass The Tissues
From The Daily Edge
# Pass The Tissues

UPDATE: Back in Ireland for first Christmas in 30 years…. what’s it like?

Nov 28th 2012, 8:30 PM 27,666 Views 46 Comments

Mayo man is coming home today for his first Irish Christmas in 30 years… or is he?

# xmas - Saturday 17 November, 2012

Christmas lights switched on in Cork and Limerick
# Christmas Lights
# Christmas Lights

Christmas lights switched on in Cork and Limerick

Nov 17th 2012, 1:35 PM 7,312 Views 17 Comments

Joanne O’Riordan (pictured with Santa) was there to do the honours in Cork, while Dustin the Turkey showed up to switch on the lights in Limerick last night.

# xmas - Sunday 25 December, 2011

Column: My Christmas in a Haitian hospital
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: My Christmas in a Haitian hospital

Dec 25th 2011, 3:30 PM 80 Views 9 Comments

Kilkenny man Richard Delaney will be dressing up as Santa this year – in an under-construction hospital in Port-au-Prince. He writes about his experiences.

Column: What it’s like to be homeless over Christmas
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: What it’s like to be homeless over Christmas

Dec 25th 2011, 1:00 PM 47 Views 20 Comments

Kenneth spent last Christmas without a home. He describes what it’s like on the streets, and his plans for the future.

# xmas - Tuesday 20 December, 2011

The 12 burning questions* of Xmas: Real tree or fake?
# Christmas
From The Daily Edge
# Christmas

The 12 burning questions* of Xmas: Real tree or fake?

Dec 20th 2011, 12:00 PM 4,868 Views 34 Comments

This and every festive day until New Year’s Eve, let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

# xmas - Sunday 18 December, 2011

Here's how Google is celebrating Christmas...
# Let It Snow
From The Daily Edge
# Let It Snow

Here's how Google is celebrating Christmas...

Dec 18th 2011, 3:30 PM 7,533 Views 4 Comments

Dreaming of a white Christmas? Try Google’s new ‘Let it Snow’ trick…

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