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Irish flags, vodka and a Che Guevara stamp: Gifts given and received by Varadkar and Coveney in 2019
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Irish flags, vodka and a Che Guevara stamp: Gifts given and received by Varadkar and Coveney in 2019

Dec 27th 2019, 7:00 AM 10,430 Views 13 Comments

Books, hampers and historical gifts are often given to heads of state.

What are the best and worst Christmas presents you've ever received? Let us know
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What are the best and worst Christmas presents you've ever received? Let us know

Dec 25th 2019, 5:00 PM 30,242 Views 59 Comments

“My dad bought me a sandwich toaster … so that I could make him toasted sandwiches.”

Poll: When do you open your Christmas presents?
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Poll: When do you open your Christmas presents?

Dec 24th 2019, 8:00 PM 38,291 Views 39 Comments

It’s a bone of contention in some homes.

Flying somewhere for Christmas? Don't wrap any presents you're bringing onto the plane
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Flying somewhere for Christmas? Don't wrap any presents you're bringing onto the plane

Dec 21st 2019, 6:15 AM 10,238 Views 7 Comments

People will likely be requested to open any wrapped gifts while they go through airport security.

6 seriously last-minute Valentine’s Day gifts that could go down either way
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6 seriously last-minute Valentine’s Day gifts that could go down either way

Feb 13th 2019, 1:05 PM 6,137 Views 0 Comments

You’re cutting it fine.

This Dublin charity will put your unwanted Christmas presents to good use
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This Dublin charity will put your unwanted Christmas presents to good use

Dec 26th 2018, 10:54 AM 12,999 Views 3 Comments

People with unwanted gifts are being asked to donate them so they can be distributed to homeless people.

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Open thread: What are the best and worst Christmas presents you've ever received?

Dec 25th 2018, 6:00 PM 18,574 Views 44 Comments

Re-gifted pyjamas, anyone?

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

Dec 24th 2018, 7:30 PM 38,615 Views 40 Comments

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

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

Dec 22nd 2018, 8:00 AM 18,027 Views 18 Comments

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

Unwanted Christmas gifts? Here's a way to donate them to homeless people
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Unwanted Christmas gifts? Here's a way to donate them to homeless people

Dec 26th 2017, 10:47 AM 9,941 Views 6 Comments

The unwanted gifts appeal takes place at St Mary’s Pro Cathedral in Dublin

Poll: When is the right time to open the presents?
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Poll: When is the right time to open the presents?

Dec 25th 2017, 12:45 PM 20,523 Views 21 Comments

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

Open thread: What are the best and worst Christmas presents you've ever received?
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Open thread: What are the best and worst Christmas presents you've ever received?

Dec 25th 2017, 8:15 AM 10,370 Views 42 Comments

Sometimes we get (and give) brilliant gifts and sometimes they fall wide of the mark.

Trump and Prince Charles got the most expensive gifts from the Taoiseach this year
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Trump and Prince Charles got the most expensive gifts from the Taoiseach this year

Dec 23rd 2017, 7:30 AM 24,983 Views 23 Comments

Justin Trudeau got socks from Leo Varadkar (of course), among other presents.

Irish building apprentices deliver handmade toys to children's charities
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Irish building apprentices deliver handmade toys to children's charities

Dec 21st 2017, 1:08 PM 14,893 Views 8 Comments

The Sisk & Son construction company has been making toys for charities at Christmas for the last 40 years.

Poll: Do you wrap Christmas gifts?
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Poll: Do you wrap Christmas gifts?

Dec 20th 2017, 12:45 PM 17,834 Views 29 Comments

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

Poll: Do you do Kris Kindle with your family?
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Poll: Do you do Kris Kindle with your family?

Dec 5th 2017, 12:45 PM 20,614 Views 19 Comments

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

Charlie Flanagan's gift of choice? A bog oak pen
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Charlie Flanagan's gift of choice? A bog oak pen

Dec 26th 2016, 7:15 AM 9,860 Views 16 Comments

Politicians do write a lot.

Open thread: What are the best and worst presents you got this year?
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Open thread: What are the best and worst presents you got this year?

Dec 25th 2016, 6:00 PM 18,459 Views 47 Comments

An umbrella? A trip to Paris? Socks?

22 Toys To Fill You Full Of Christmas Nostalgia

22 Toys To Fill You Full Of Christmas Nostalgia

Dec 24th 2016, 7:30 AM 5,859 Views 2 Comments

One more sleep.

Good news: Santa gets all-clear to fly in Irish airspace
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Good news: Santa gets all-clear to fly in Irish airspace

Dec 23rd 2016, 1:44 PM 11,421 Views 24 Comments

There were fears Storm Barbara could have interfered with Santa’s travel plans.

Poll: Do you do Kris Kindle in your family?
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Poll: Do you do Kris Kindle in your family?

Dec 23rd 2016, 8:30 AM 17,091 Views 23 Comments

Do you think adult families should concentrate on buying each adult sibling one decent Christmas present rather than everyone buying for everyone?

Decoy boxes and old shoes - The best places to hide presents from burglars
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Decoy boxes and old shoes - The best places to hide presents from burglars

Dec 17th 2016, 9:30 AM 12,439 Views 31 Comments

Almost half of Irish people leave their presents under the tree in plain sight.

From drummers drumming to a partridge in a pear tree - just how much would 12 Days of Christmas cost?
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From drummers drumming to a partridge in a pear tree - just how much would 12 Days of Christmas cost?

Dec 11th 2016, 8:45 AM 7,749 Views 8 Comments

PNC Wealth Management Christmas Price Index measures the cost each year.

Gardaí out in force for Christmas enforcement campaign
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Gardaí out in force for Christmas enforcement campaign

Dec 10th 2016, 3:10 PM 16,815 Views 96 Comments

Christmas trees and presents – gardaí have all sorts of advice at this time of the year.

Animal charity fear this lost puppy was abandoned Christmas gift
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Animal charity fear this lost puppy was abandoned Christmas gift

Dec 29th 2015, 10:36 PM 48,432 Views 26 Comments

They are searching for his owners in the hope he just got lost.

This guy waited eight years to get revenge on his dad's fake XBox prank
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# Revenge

This guy waited eight years to get revenge on his dad's fake XBox prank

Dec 28th 2015, 3:24 PM 23,924 Views 1 Comment

Ah lads.

Poll: Is it okay to return or exchange a Christmas gift?
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Poll: Is it okay to return or exchange a Christmas gift?

Dec 28th 2015, 8:45 AM 22,364 Views 32 Comments

‘Tis the season … of wanting a refund.

This charity wants your unwanted gifts - even that awful scarf you got
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This charity wants your unwanted gifts - even that awful scarf you got

Dec 27th 2015, 6:05 AM 9,357 Views 3 Comments

Crosscare will redistribute them to young people in care and the homeless.

12 of the best worst Christmas presents of 2015
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# Thanks For Nothing

12 of the best worst Christmas presents of 2015

Dec 26th 2015, 12:38 PM 11,322 Views 4 Comments

Have yourself a merry little Christmas…

Open thread: What's the best and worst present you got this year?
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Open thread: What's the best and worst present you got this year?

Dec 25th 2015, 5:00 PM 19,367 Views 51 Comments

Did you get an apron this year or maybe you got the gift you have been hinting at all year. Tell us what you got.

The world's largest Christmas stocking is truly, ridiculously massive
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The world's largest Christmas stocking is truly, ridiculously massive

Dec 25th 2015, 9:45 AM 6,915 Views 1 Comment

Yes, but have you started your shopping yet?

What are the best - and worst - Christmas presents you've ever received?
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What are the best - and worst - Christmas presents you've ever received?

Dec 24th 2015, 10:00 AM 19,634 Views 70 Comments

Ours include a much-coveted Furby, a shower curtain … and a cemetery plot.

Poll: Did you spend more money this Christmas?
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Poll: Did you spend more money this Christmas?

Dec 24th 2015, 8:24 AM 13,003 Views 27 Comments

Indications are that shoppers this year will have spent more on presents than they have in years.

The 6 stages of grief when you get a rubbish Christmas present
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The 6 stages of grief when you get a rubbish Christmas present

Dec 23rd 2015, 3:44 PM 28,564 Views 17 Comments

It’s an emotional rollercoaster, that’s for sure.

10 tips to keep you stress-free this Christmas
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10 tips to keep you stress-free this Christmas

Dec 23rd 2015, 12:00 PM 235 Views 14 Comments

Have you got lost somewhere in one of your lists – here are some practical tips to help you through the holiday season.

10 books that will make brilliant last-minute Christmas gifts
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10 books that will make brilliant last-minute Christmas gifts

Dec 16th 2015, 11:17 AM 6,098 Views 0 Comments

Go and grab ‘em.

30 wonderfully Irish Christmas pressies for under €30
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30 wonderfully Irish Christmas pressies for under €30

Dec 12th 2015, 4:00 PM 53,071 Views 18 Comments

Your gift list, sorted.

10 struggles people who are shite at wrapping presents know too well
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# Christmas Wrapping

10 struggles people who are shite at wrapping presents know too well

Dec 11th 2015, 9:30 PM 4,490 Views 3 Comments

The bane of our Christmas lives.

11 perfect Christmas gifts your constantly cold friends will appreciate
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11 perfect Christmas gifts your constantly cold friends will appreciate

Dec 11th 2015, 1:15 PM 8,871 Views 1 Comment

Everything is under €25…!

Poll: How much do you plan to spend on Christmas presents?
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Poll: How much do you plan to spend on Christmas presents?

Dec 11th 2015, 9:53 AM 21,754 Views 51 Comments

All the money.

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