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#Christmas time

No more sitting on Santa's lap as grotto visits move largely online
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# Ho Ho Ho

No more sitting on Santa's lap as grotto visits move largely online

Oct 4th 2020, 7:30 AM 49,387 Views 56 Comments

Want the chance to see Santa without leaving the house? Welcome to 2020.

Ryan Tubridy issues earlier-than-usual callout for Late Late Toy Show participants
# The Toy Man
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# The Toy Man

Ryan Tubridy issues earlier-than-usual callout for Late Late Toy Show participants

Aug 10th 2020, 11:41 AM 24,306 Views 14 Comments

The show, usually an annual TV highlight, will likely be forced to adapt – like so many others – to the pandemic era.

Explainer: How does Santa get all the toys made in time for Christmas?
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# Christmas Time

Explainer: How does Santa get all the toys made in time for Christmas?

Dec 23rd 2019, 6:30 PM 12,659 Views 19 Comments

Just how does he do it? It takes an awful lot of hard work.

'All range of emotions come out': How family relationships can spill over at Christmas... and how to sort it
# That Time Of Year
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# That Time Of Year

'All range of emotions come out': How family relationships can spill over at Christmas... and how to sort it

Dec 23rd 2018, 1:00 PM 11,859 Views 7 Comments

Relationships with loved ones can be a tricky thing to navigate – especially at Christmas time – but it can be done.

Share the caring duties and taking an active role: Enjoying Christmas with a loved one who has dementia
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# Advice

Share the caring duties and taking an active role: Enjoying Christmas with a loved one who has dementia

Dec 22nd 2018, 8:30 AM 8,060 Views 9 Comments

The Public Health Agency has issued some advice for those with dementia and their carers this Christmas period.

Michael D Higgins' message for the homeless as he lights Áras Christmas tree
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# Áras Message

Michael D Higgins' message for the homeless as he lights Áras Christmas tree

Dec 8th 2018, 5:55 PM 14,389 Views 38 Comments

The president singled out the homeless and those in direct provision in his address.

Pick a Christmas present and we’ll give you something to watch on Netflix
# Lucky Dip
# Lucky Dip

Pick a Christmas present and we’ll give you something to watch on Netflix

Dec 27th 2017, 1:00 PM 7,074 Views 0 Comments

SIMPLY. HAVING.

'The kids' faces light up': Meet the Dubliners who go all-out to decorate their homes for Christmas
# Warming Glow
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# Warming Glow

'The kids' faces light up': Meet the Dubliners who go all-out to decorate their homes for Christmas

Dec 16th 2017, 10:30 AM 10,661 Views 3 Comments

These householders go the extra mile to bring a bit of happiness to their areas each winter.

Dublin's Christmas light were switched on tonight - but they were a little different this year
# Procession Of Light
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# Procession Of Light

Dublin's Christmas light were switched on tonight - but they were a little different this year

Nov 19th 2017, 9:40 PM 33,845 Views 29 Comments

Organisers decided to space the event out through a ‘procession of light.’

The man behind Arnotts' Christmas Windows tells us how he did it
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# Christmas Time

The man behind Arnotts' Christmas Windows tells us how he did it

Nov 7th 2017, 6:00 PM 21,241 Views 8 Comments

The windows will be showing the journey letters take to reach Santa in the North Pole.

Early Christmas present as La Liga switch first El Clasico of the season to 23 December
# Selection Box
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# Selection Box

Early Christmas present as La Liga switch first El Clasico of the season to 23 December

Sep 11th 2017, 10:31 AM 5,363 Views 7 Comments

The move means there’ll be a full week of games in the build up to Christmas.

Everyone's talking about the sex club scene in RTÉ's Striking Out last night
# Watching With Your Parents
# Watching With Your Parents

Everyone's talking about the sex club scene in RTÉ's Striking Out last night

Jan 2nd 2017, 9:23 AM 19,728 Views 2 Comments

All the spoilers within.

People at risk of thefts in shopping centre car parks this Christmas, gardaí warn
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# Take Care

People at risk of thefts in shopping centre car parks this Christmas, gardaí warn

Dec 8th 2016, 8:21 AM 13,980 Views 16 Comments

Over €400,000 worth of goods were stolen from cars in retail car parks last year.

18 wonderfully Irish alternative Christmas cards
# An Post
# An Post

18 wonderfully Irish alternative Christmas cards

Nov 29th 2016, 9:30 PM 12,518 Views 0 Comments

Nollaig Shona.

'It’s the most wonderful time of the year… is it?'
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# Opinion

'It’s the most wonderful time of the year… is it?'

Dec 30th 2015, 5:46 PM 1,225 Views 22 Comments

Many look forward to Christmas and New Year as it is a time to reconnect with family, however, for others, it’s not so easy.

Christmas stuffing: What else can you use it for?
# Stuffing In Blankets
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# Stuffing In Blankets

Christmas stuffing: What else can you use it for?

Dec 25th 2015, 5:30 PM 18,111 Views 17 Comments

The seasonal foodstuff is surprisingly versatile.

'You can't go too mad on Christmas because you know tomorrow's a working day'
# Most Wonderful Time
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# Most Wonderful Time

'You can't go too mad on Christmas because you know tomorrow's a working day'

Dec 25th 2015, 10:30 AM 6,468 Views 0 Comments

We spoke to Newstalk’s Nathan Murphy about trying to avoid Sky Sports News on Christmas Day.

Hozier joins Bono and Glen Hansard for Christmas Eve busk on Grafton Street
# Dublin Christmas
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# Dublin Christmas

Hozier joins Bono and Glen Hansard for Christmas Eve busk on Grafton Street

Dec 24th 2015, 6:09 PM 48,538 Views 65 Comments

It’s Christttmassss.

Hozier joined Bono and Glen Hansard for the traditional Christmas Eve busk on Grafton Street
# Dublin Christmas
# Dublin Christmas

Hozier joined Bono and Glen Hansard for the traditional Christmas Eve busk on Grafton Street

Dec 24th 2015, 5:45 PM 12,694 Views 0 Comments

It’s Christttmassss.

A little girl mistook a man in the supermarket for Santa and he played along
# Christmas Spirit
# Christmas Spirit

A little girl mistook a man in the supermarket for Santa and he played along

Dec 18th 2015, 10:10 AM 6,851 Views 2 Comments

<3

9 signs it's definitely time to leave the work Christmas party
# Christmas Time
# Christmas Time

9 signs it's definitely time to leave the work Christmas party

Dec 17th 2014, 9:30 PM 36,504 Views 13 Comments

Oh dear, you went too far.

The best gift you can give your child this Christmas is not a Snow-Glow Elsa...
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# Christmas Time

The best gift you can give your child this Christmas is not a Snow-Glow Elsa...

Dec 9th 2014, 6:45 AM 13,984 Views 19 Comments

No, really. It’s something else.

This video of the Christmas lights being turned on at Temple Street hospital will warm your heart
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# Christmas Cheer

This video of the Christmas lights being turned on at Temple Street hospital will warm your heart

Dec 6th 2014, 11:12 AM 11,982 Views 10 Comments

Last year, over 400 children were cared for in Temple Street Children’s Hospital over Christmas.

This politically correct jumper will make sure you offend absolutely no one this holiday season
# Where's Me Jumper
# Where's Me Jumper

This politically correct jumper will make sure you offend absolutely no one this holiday season

Nov 24th 2014, 7:44 PM 5,795 Views 7 Comments

Mmmm, festive.

5 festive sporting Christmas movies we'd love to see
# Christmas Time
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# Christmas Time

5 festive sporting Christmas movies we'd love to see

Dec 25th 2013, 2:00 PM 3,793 Views 1 Comment

Complete with terrible, terrible Photoshop.

Power ranking our favourite Christmas sportspeople
# Pun Times
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# Pun Times

Power ranking our favourite Christmas sportspeople

Dec 25th 2013, 7:30 AM 3,226 Views 2 Comments

From Kyle Rudolph to Aidan O’Sleigh, there isn’t a festive pun we haven’t exhausted.

5 sporting Christmas cards that probably weren't sent this year
# Return To Sender
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# Return To Sender

5 sporting Christmas cards that probably weren't sent this year

Dec 24th 2013, 11:59 AM 4,136 Views 2 Comments

But would have made sense if they were.

Here's a lovely video of Cork at Christmas time
# Merry Corkmas
# Merry Corkmas

Here's a lovely video of Cork at Christmas time

Dec 20th 2013, 4:18 PM 2,164 Views 3 Comments

Corkonians love Christmas, bai.

13 signs that Christmas has begun in Ireland
# Nollaig Shona?
# Nollaig Shona?

13 signs that Christmas has begun in Ireland

Nov 27th 2013, 9:30 PM 32,871 Views 49 Comments

Christmas Day is exactly four weeks away.

Rape helpline to see increased calls over Christmas
# Rape Crisis
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# Rape Crisis

Rape helpline to see increased calls over Christmas

Dec 15th 2012, 7:45 AM 3,307 Views 9 Comments

There were 1,834 calls to the national 24 hour helpline for rape and sexual abuse during the 2011 festive season.

VIDEO: Fan syncs Christmas lights to commentary of college basketball upset
# All Of The Lights
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# All Of The Lights

VIDEO: Fan syncs Christmas lights to commentary of college basketball upset

Dec 11th 2012, 5:09 PM 873 Views 0 Comments

Take a bow, unidentified fan. Take a bow.

In pictures: Christmas lights turned on on Grafton Street
# That Time Of Year Again...
# That Time Of Year Again...

In pictures: Christmas lights turned on on Grafton Street

Nov 16th 2012, 8:40 AM 17,404 Views 33 Comments

Switching on the Grafton Street Christmas lights is heralded as the official start date of the festive season.

The Elf Factor, have you got what it takes?
# Elfing 'round
# Elfing 'round

The Elf Factor, have you got what it takes?

Nov 5th 2012, 5:07 PM 8,928 Views 4 Comments

How far would you go to become the go to guy/gal for Father Christmas?