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Dublin: 20 °C Tuesday 16 July, 2019

#Christmas Day

This is what it was like spending Christmas alone in a beachside hut in Cambodia

There’s not a huge amount of tinsel, let’s just put it that way.

From TheJournal.ie 'No one would choose to work on Christmas Day, but we're all in it together' Doctors And Nurses This post contains videos

'No one would choose to work on Christmas Day, but we're all in it together'

Doctors, nurses, midwives and others will be working across the country today and throughout the week.

Poll: Will you leave the house today? Christmas Day This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you leave the house today?

Are you going to get out of your pyjamas at any stage?

From TheJournal.ie 'Enjoying the kids playing with presents will have to wait': Heading out to work on Christmas day Hi Ho Hi Ho Ho Ho

'Enjoying the kids playing with presents will have to wait': Heading out to work on Christmas day

TheJournal.ie speaks to some of those who’ll be getting up to go to work today, and how Christmas is for them.

From TheJournal.ie The Christmas day weather forecast? It's actually set to be quite mild Not Too Bad

The Christmas day weather forecast? It's actually set to be quite mild

It’s not set to be a white one, anyway.

From TheJournal.ie Pictures: These brave souls headed out for Christmas Day swims across the country Splash

Pictures: These brave souls headed out for Christmas Day swims across the country

Hundreds turned out across the country for Christmas Day swims.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Will you attend a religious service today? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you attend a religious service today?

Many people do, even if they don’t normally attend during the year.

From TheJournal.ie 'It can be a lonely time of year. That's why I go out working': How it feels to work on Christmas Day Hi Ho Hi Ho

'It can be a lonely time of year. That's why I go out working': How it feels to work on Christmas Day

We spoke to some of the people who are getting up early in the morning while the rest of us open presents.

From TheJournal.ie George Michael's funeral takes place three months after his death on Christmas Day Laid To Rest

George Michael's funeral takes place three months after his death on Christmas Day

A UK coroner has ruled that his death came by natural causes.

From TheJournal.ie Coroner finds George Michael died of natural causes Investigation Discontinued

Coroner finds George Michael died of natural causes

The coroner said there is no need for an inquest or any further enquiries.

From TheJournal.ie One arrest after man found with head injuries on Christmas Day dies Waterford

One arrest after man found with head injuries on Christmas Day dies

The man, aged in his 20s, passed away in hospital yesterday evening.

From TheJournal.ie 'Commander, we're falling': Pilots' final words on doomed Russian plane reported as second black box found Christmas Day

'Commander, we're falling': Pilots' final words on doomed Russian plane reported as second black box found

Early indications suggest the plane’s wingflaps may have been faulty.

From TheJournal.ie Pics: You made quite the splash with your festive swims Brrrr

Pics: You made quite the splash with your festive swims

Even more pics of how you got on.

From TheJournal.ie Man in 'serious condition' after being found unconscious in Waterford house on Christmas Day Investigation

Man in 'serious condition' after being found unconscious in Waterford house on Christmas Day

Emergency services were called to a house on Francis Street at 8.30pm.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Will you attend a religious service today? Take Me To Church This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you attend a religious service today?

It’s Christmas Day AND a Sunday,

Foil Arms and Hog have identified every argument your family will have on Christmas Day

It’s all coming down the line to you!

From TheJournal.ie A Dublin woman set up a Christmas Day lunch for 300 people so no-one would be alone on the big day Alone For Christmas

A Dublin woman set up a Christmas Day lunch for 300 people so no-one would be alone on the big day

Margaret Brown and her volunteers will cater to around 300 people this Christmas

From TheJournal.ie Mourners that attended funeral of Polish man who died on Christmas Day praised by ambassador Coming Together

Mourners that attended funeral of Polish man who died on Christmas Day praised by ambassador

Marek Skiba’s funeral was attended by hundred of mourners this week.

From TheJournal.ie Brendan O'Carroll to pay for funeral of Polish man who died in Ennis on Christmas Day Liveline

Brendan O'Carroll to pay for funeral of Polish man who died in Ennis on Christmas Day

The body of the 51-year-old, who was formerly homeless, has been in a morgue in Limerick since December.

From TheJournal.ie Mrs Brown’s Boys was the most watched TV show over Christmas Must See TV

Mrs Brown’s Boys was the most watched TV show over Christmas

Both the movie and the Christmas special proved popular with viewers this year.

From TheJournal.ie Malaysia Airlines investigates 'mix-up' that sent plane flying in wrong direction Christmas Day

Malaysia Airlines investigates 'mix-up' that sent plane flying in wrong direction

“The safety of both passengers and crew were never compromised at any time,” the airline said.

From TheJournal.ie In pics and videos: Your Christmas and Stephen's Day swims Braving It

In pics and videos: Your Christmas and Stephen's Day swims

Conditions were Baltic – but thousands still turned out for the annual festive dips.

From TheJournal.ie 'Attempted murder' arrest after man opens fire on squad car from house Christmas Day

'Attempted murder' arrest after man opens fire on squad car from house

The attack happened in the Heath Lodge Close area of North Belfast, as officers were searching for a man who carried out an alleged assault.

From TheJournal.ie Planning a Christmas swim? Converts swear it gives you a 'natural high' Brrrrrrrrrrr

Planning a Christmas swim? Converts swear it gives you a 'natural high'

Hundreds of events will be taking place across the country today.

From TheJournal.ie Swimmers warned that full moon will make Christmas Day swims more hazardous Careful Now

Swimmers warned that full moon will make Christmas Day swims more hazardous

The full moon only happens once every forty years or so.

From TheJournal.ie Weather alert: Storm Eva is coming to batter Ireland before Christmas Christmas Eva
From TheJournal.ie 'This Christmas Day there will be women in brothels around the country' Sex Trafficking

'This Christmas Day there will be women in brothels around the country'

Prostitution charity Ruhama found an increase in the women accessing its services last year.

From TheJournal.ie Brendan O'Carroll will give 2,500 families their Christmas Day dinner Generosity

Brendan O'Carroll will give 2,500 families their Christmas Day dinner

He has donated vouchers for turkey and ham to the St Vincent de Paul.

From TheJournal.ie Saved By The Bell actor stands trial over Christmas Day stabbing Screech

Saved By The Bell actor stands trial over Christmas Day stabbing

His lawyers have argued there is not enough evidence for him to face charges.

From TheJournal.ie Christmas Day at Childline: 1,208 calls and messages over just 24 hours Vital Help

Christmas Day at Childline: 1,208 calls and messages over just 24 hours

The charity had warned it would have to close its nighttime service — but a funding deal means it will now be able to stay open round-the-clock.

From TheJournal.ie Woman charged over stabbing at Drogheda housing estate Christmas Day

Woman charged over stabbing at Drogheda housing estate

A 40-year-old man was taken to hospital after gardaí were called to the Lia Bhrega estate at around 3am on Christmas Day.

From TheJournal.ie Did an Irish woman live to be 134? Christmas Day

Did an Irish woman live to be 134?

Mary Murphy claimed to have been born in 1770.

An Irish Christmas abroad: read this Carlow lad's postcard from Canada

That first Christmas away from home.

From TheJournal.ie First time Christmas Day swimming? Here's some must-read advice... Braving It

First time Christmas Day swimming? Here's some must-read advice...

Braving the waters today? Be careful out there — and never ever drink and swim.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how much Christmas will cost you this year* Money Money Money

Here's how much Christmas will cost you this year*

*According to one survey, at least.

From The42 Heartwarming pics as Premier League stars make Christmas hospital visit Nice Touch

Heartwarming pics as Premier League stars make Christmas hospital visit

Some young kids had their day brightened up.

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