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16 brilliantly Irish alternative Christmas cards

Send your Christmas love with a dash of sarcasm.

IT’S DECEMBER NOW, so it’s probably a good time to start thinking of sending out Christmas cards if that’s your thing.

And there are plenty of gas and sarcastic Irish options out there to take yours to the next level:

1. The most important question this Christmas

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Said in the most Irish way.

2. What mam is really thinking

divilment Source: Catherine Dunne

She’s the hero of the Irish Christmas.

3. If you want a subtle pint theme to your Christmas card

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And you can get it here.

4. Or a brutally honest appraisal of your internet form in 2015

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Coming soon to SimpleThings.ie.

5. If you need to gently rib someone about socks again

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A collection by Deisgnist.

6. A Christmas Carol Dublin style

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We would watch that.

7. When you want to get straight to the point

christmascard Source: Jigser

Jarlath Regan’s new collection of Christmas cards are as good as ever.

8. Or just bring some quirky festive cheer

meerkat Source: Charity Cards

For the Irish Cancer Society.

9. You can bring some mythology to this Irish Christmas

fighting4 Source: LisaMcHugh

10. And honesty

socks2 Source: Jigser

11. Bring some sweet new characters into the lives of friends and family

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We agree.

12. Or just love bomb them with Gaeilge and this pretty design

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Get these Gaeilge-themed beauties at Cartaí Rúbaí.

13. Making classic Christmas songs a little bit more realistic

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14. And this card could be perfect for those you’ll be seeing the most over the next month

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15. For someone who you know will be nursing that Christmas hangover

christmascard2 Source: Jigser

More hard truths from Jarlath.

16. And finally… the loveliness of the Christmas jumper, as told by mammies around Ireland

divilment2 Source: Catherine Dunne

Get it here.

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