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#Christmas

From TheJournal.ie Quiz: How well do you know the film Elf? Buddy And Friends

Quiz: How well do you know the film Elf?

The Will Ferrell movie has become a Christmas classic.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Will you make a visit to the St Stephen's Day sales? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you make a visit to the St Stephen's Day sales?

The crowds have been out since early morning, are you going to be among them?

From TheJournal.ie Open thread: What are the best and worst Christmas presents you've ever received?
From TheJournal.ie Photos: Festive swimmers brave the Forty Foot for annual Christmas dive Festive Swim

Photos: Festive swimmers brave the Forty Foot for annual Christmas dive

It wasn’t too cold outside as the Forty Foot drew dozens of festive swimmers today.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Top five parenting tips to surviving Christmas Column

Opinion: Top five parenting tips to surviving Christmas

Striving for a picture perfect Christmas will bring certain disappointment, as a parent aiming for survival is much more realistic, writes Shane Dunphy.

What does your choice of Christmas sweets say about you?

You can tell a lot about a person based on what sweets they leave in the tin.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Over 450 poor and homeless people will be given a Christmas Day dinner at the RDS today Homelessness

Over 450 poor and homeless people will be given a Christmas Day dinner at the RDS today

Some 3,000 Christmas dinners will also be prepared and delivered to the homes of those in need.

From TheJournal.ie 'Love and miss you': Christmas messages from Irish soldiers serving abroad

'Love and miss you': Christmas messages from Irish soldiers serving abroad

There are 650 military personnel serving in 13 different countries around the world.

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?

Here's absolutely everything worth watching on TV this Christmas Day

There’s nothing else to do all day but chill.

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 Poll: When is the best time to open Christmas presents? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: When is the best time to open Christmas presents?

First thing in the morning, or do you play the long game?

From TheJournal.ie Indigestion at Christmas time - that is your stomach crying out for a break Opinion

Indigestion at Christmas time - that is your stomach crying out for a break

Use of indigestion medication can lead to deficiencies in minerals and vitamins and could start a vicious cycle. Heed the warning signs and try improving your diet instead, writes Ciara Wright.

From TheJournal.ie Do you want to track Santa's trip around the world tonight? Here are a few options He's Coming

Do you want to track Santa's trip around the world tonight? Here are a few options

There are also a few things you can do to pass the time before he arrives.

We asked every TD to share their best Christmas present and NY resolution

Whose best present was a donkey?

From TheJournal.ie Quiz: How well do you know your Christmas carols? Christmas Carols

Quiz: How well do you know your Christmas carols?

Did you go carolling this year?

From TheJournal.ie On chef duty this year? Here's everything you need to know to cook a perfect turkey (safely) Get Stuffed This post contains videos

On chef duty this year? Here's everything you need to know to cook a perfect turkey (safely)

Chef Adrian Martin has some top tips on how to cook a delicious Christmas roast.

From TheJournal.ie The Irish For... All the most important Christmas words (including Fairytale of New York as Gaeilge) Column

The Irish For... All the most important Christmas words (including Fairytale of New York as Gaeilge)

Hó hó hó! Darach Ó Séaghdha has a selection box of Irish words for Christmas.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are you going to the pub today? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you going to the pub today?

Everyone has their own traditions when it comes to festive socialising.

From TheJournal.ie Too loud, too bright, too fast, too tight: Christmas can be a nightmare of anxiety for children with autism Opinion

Too loud, too bright, too fast, too tight: Christmas can be a nightmare of anxiety for children with autism

The wish for all families is that they have their perfect Christmas but that may mean adjusting expectations to find what works in a family with autism, writes Tara Matthews.

5 foreign-language shows on Netflix you should binge over the holidays

Don’t let subtitles put you off.

From TheJournal.ie Quiz: How well do you remember Christmas No 1s of the 80s and 90s? It Was Christmas Eve Babe

Quiz: How well do you remember Christmas No 1s of the 80s and 90s?

I need some love[ly quiz answers] like I’ve never needed love[ly quiz answers] before.

From TheJournal.ie Debate Room: Is East 17's Stay Another Day a Christmas song? Yuletide Tunes This post contains a poll

Debate Room: Is East 17's Stay Another Day a Christmas song?

If you’ve got to disagree with me, don’t think I can take the pain.

From TheJournal.ie From choosing actors to raising the curtain - Panto preparations are a year-long affair Christmas Panto

From choosing actors to raising the curtain - Panto preparations are a year-long affair

The director of the Liberty Panto explains what it takes to get a panto up and running.

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 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 Opinion: Why I no longer have turkey for Christmas dinner Opinion

Opinion: Why I no longer have turkey for Christmas dinner

Unlike turkey flesh, vegan foods are cholesterol-free and high in fibre and other nutrients, importantly they are also delicious, writes Elisa Allen.

From TheJournal.ie Quiz: Which actor is playing Santa here? Christmas

Quiz: Which actor is playing Santa here?

Many actors have donned the big red suit, but how well do you remember them?

I watched Love Actually for the first time and here's every single thought I had during the film

There’s no way that little boy learned how to play drums in like three weeks.

From TheJournal.ie Mind yourself this Christmas: How to care for your mental health during the festive period Be Kind To Yourself

Mind yourself this Christmas: How to care for your mental health during the festive period

Christmas can be a stressful time. Here’s some advice on how to make the holidays more relaxing.

From TheJournal.ie Looking to buy books for Christmas gifts? Here's how to please every adult with Irish writing Christmas 2018

Looking to buy books for Christmas gifts? Here's how to please every adult with Irish writing

Whether they’re an avid reader or an occasional reader, we’ve got you sorted.

From TheJournal.ie Need to get around this Christmas? Here's what you need to know about festive public transport Public Transport

Need to get around this Christmas? Here's what you need to know about festive public transport

No services on Christmas Day of course, but here’s what else you need to know.

Christmas sales have started! And here are the discounts on offer

Nab yourself a bargain!

From TheJournal.ie Michael D Higgins' Christmas message: 'Far too many people missing the security of home' Christmas Address

Michael D Higgins' Christmas message: 'Far too many people missing the security of home'

In his annual address, Higgins called for “a new commitment to social solidarity” both at home and abroad.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's my home. I can say it however many times I like': Teenager homeless for over two years housed before Christmas Homelessness

'It's my home. I can say it however many times I like': Teenager homeless for over two years housed before Christmas

Amanda had previously spoken about the difficulties of living in homeless emergency accommdoation.

6 gifts for your sister that are so nice you'll want to steal them

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