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From TheJournal.ie No more sitting on Santa's lap as grotto visits move largely online Ho Ho Ho

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Ryan Tubridy issues earlier-than-usual callout for Late Late Toy Show participants The Toy Man

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: How does Santa get all the toys made in time for Christmas? Christmas Time

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Michael D Higgins' message for the homeless as he lights Áras Christmas tree Áras Message

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'The kids' faces light up': Meet the Dubliners who go all-out to decorate their homes for Christmas Warming Glow This post contains videos

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Dublin's Christmas light were switched on tonight - but they were a little different this year Procession Of Light This post contains videos

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

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

From TheJournal.ie The man behind Arnotts' Christmas Windows tells us how he did it Christmas Time This post contains videos

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie People at risk of thefts in shopping centre car parks this Christmas, gardaí warn Take Care

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

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

18 wonderfully Irish alternative Christmas cards

Nollaig Shona.

From TheJournal.ie 'It’s the most wonderful time of the year… is it?' Opinion

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Christmas stuffing: What else can you use it for? Stuffing In Blankets

Christmas stuffing: What else can you use it for?

The seasonal foodstuff is surprisingly versatile.

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Hozier joins Bono and Glen Hansard for Christmas Eve busk on Grafton Street Dublin Christmas

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

Oh dear, you went too far.

From TheJournal.ie The best gift you can give your child this Christmas is not a Snow-Glow Elsa... Christmas Time
From TheJournal.ie This video of the Christmas lights being turned on at Temple Street hospital will warm your heart Christmas Cheer

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

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

5 festive sporting Christmas movies we'd love to see

Complete with terrible, terrible Photoshop.

From The42 Power ranking our favourite Christmas sportspeople Pun Times

Power ranking our favourite Christmas sportspeople

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

But would have made sense if they were.

Here's a lovely video of Cork at Christmas time

Corkonians love Christmas, bai.

13 signs that Christmas has begun in Ireland

Christmas Day is exactly four weeks away.

From TheJournal.ie Rape helpline to see increased calls over Christmas Rape Crisis

Rape helpline to see increased calls over Christmas

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

From The42 VIDEO: Fan syncs Christmas lights to commentary of college basketball upset All Of The Lights This post contains videos

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

Take a bow, unidentified fan. Take a bow.

In pictures: Christmas lights turned on on Grafton Street That Time Of Year Again... This post contains images

In pictures: Christmas lights turned on on Grafton Street

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 This post contains a poll

The Elf Factor, have you got what it takes?

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