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#Santa Claus

This warning letter from Santa to a naughty kid is genius parenting

Santa isn’t taking any crap this year.

UK card company withdraw 'council estate Santa' card after online backlash

Many people felt that the card presented an unflattering view of council tenants.

From TheJournal.ie Santa robbed a post office in Australia Bad Santa

Santa robbed a post office in Australia

He demanded money which he then placed in a red sack before making his escape.

Cancel Christmas: Santa Claus* has died

* Okay, not the real Santa Claus.

8 ways taking down the Christmas decorations will ruin your day

Can’t someone else do it?

From TheJournal.ie 'A taser for the Ceann Comhairle': Here's what our politicians are asking Santa for this Christmas Christmas Wishes

'A taser for the Ceann Comhairle': Here's what our politicians are asking Santa for this Christmas

Even TDs and Senators are writing letters to the big fella in the North Pole this year…

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar waives fees and charges for Santa as mystery surrounds time he'll reach Ireland Santa

Varadkar waives fees and charges for Santa as mystery surrounds time he'll reach Ireland

The Transport Minister has confirmed that the Irish Aviation Authority has waived fees and charges for the big fella…

The 10 stages of Christmas Eve you went through as a child

The short yet agonising wait until Santa arrived at last.

7 sights that make coming home to Ireland special at Christmas

There’s just no place like home.

From TheJournal.ie Minister for Time confirms Ireland is prepared for Santa's arrival Minister For Santa

Minister for Time confirms Ireland is prepared for Santa's arrival

An Garda Síochana, the Defence Forces and Met Éieann have all been mobilised as part of the massive operation to prepare for Santa’s arrival.

So THAT'S how Santa gets from house to house on Christmas Eve

For a jolly man, he sure can move!

WATCH: Drunken Santas brawl on the streets of New York City

Why can’t they all just get along?

From TheJournal.ie Watch: IDA Ireland announces investment by Santa Claus Jobswatch This post contains videos

Watch: IDA Ireland announces investment by Santa Claus

He’s coming to a town or greenfield site near you.

The 9 stages that made visiting Santa an emotional rollercoaster

And an essential part of Christmas.

Here are the top 10 toys Irish kids are asking Santa for this Christmas

His elves have crunched the numbers and compiled a chart from Irish children’s letters.

Santa spotted driving a Dublin Bus ahead of his Christmas busy period

Fair play to you Santa, it’s always nice to see you.

Fox News presenter says it's a "verifiable fact" that Santa is white

She was responding to an article that proposed a more racially inclusive Christmas symbol.

These Santas are really not having a good time of it Santa Fails This post contains videos

These Santas are really not having a good time of it

Santa is not the most graceful of men.

Santa's head elf sends letter to Irish kids

She’s reminding them to get their letters in on time.

Do you call him Santa or Santy?

The debate rages on this Christmas.

From TheJournal.ie Government confirms existence of Santa Claus after TD casts doubt Miracle On Merrion Street This post contains videos

Government confirms existence of Santa Claus after TD casts doubt

Fine Gael TD Jim Daly described Santa letters as a “fanciful fairytale” but the Government strongly disagree.

These 10 toys are what kids want for Christmas this year*

*According to the Toy Retailers’ Association.

From The42 VIDEO: Dwyane Wade’s kick to the groin gets him a one-game ban Nutcracker This post contains videos

VIDEO: Dwyane Wade’s kick to the groin gets him a one-game ban

The Miami Heat star made a knee-jerk reaction against the Bobcats.

VIDEO: An amazing visit from Santa Claus Hi Santa This post contains videos

VIDEO: An amazing visit from Santa Claus

Trevor is autistic and looks forward to Santa’s visit every year.

From The42 VIDEO: Leeds fans get into the Christmas spirit Good Times This post contains videos

VIDEO: Leeds fans get into the Christmas spirit

The club’s supporters celebrated in spite of the fact that the team were losing earlier today.

Police forced to intervene in row over Santa outfit

Somebody thought it was the wrong colour.

The burning question*: Santa or Santy? Dilemma This post contains a poll

The burning question*: Santa or Santy?

It’s Christmas Eve, so let TheJournal.ie distract you from the last-minute chaos with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

From TheJournal.ie Column: ‘I try to embrace our family situation at Christmas’ Children

Column: ‘I try to embrace our family situation at Christmas’

Being a single mother can be messy and difficult, but it doesn’t mean that Christmas can’t still be magical for the kids, writes Nessa Toale.

From The42 11 things Santa gets up to in his spare time Christmas This post contains videos

11 things Santa gets up to in his spare time

With only one night of work a year, the jolly fella likes to keep busy with sport.

From The42 Getting the sack -- FC Santa Claus upstaged by elves in 5-a-side friendly Ho Ho Ho This post contains videos

Getting the sack -- FC Santa Claus upstaged by elves in 5-a-side friendly

You might say the elves Nick-ed a result (but probably not).

Here is the week's news...skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Kerry priest tells children there is no God; Government pledge to help homeowners become homeless; Craig Doyle = why?

From TheJournal.ie Thirty children from Our Lady's Children's Hospital, Crumlin fly on the Santa Express Santa Claus This post contains images

Thirty children from Our Lady's Children's Hospital, Crumlin fly on the Santa Express

The children were accompanied by Santa’s elves on the Santa Express and treated to a day of fun at his grotto and Adventure Island before flying back to Dublin.

So, we got an email from Santa...

Have you got a smallie in your life? Quick! Santa has a message for them.

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?

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Christmas Eve Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Christmas Eve

In today’s Fix: Ireland’s first skyscraper to be demolished, words that annoyed you most in 2011 and the best dance video you will ever see.

From TheJournal.ie 'Sensitive' Santas granting children with autism a Christmas wish Christmas

'Sensitive' Santas granting children with autism a Christmas wish

The noise and crowds of a regular Santa grotto make it unbearable for many with autism so special Santa helpers are creating a ‘sensitive’ environment for visits.

300 Santas needed for a good 'Claus'

You don’t have to be big-bellied or bearded to take part in this charity event – but it helps.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Christmas Day 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Christmas Day

What you need to know: 300 passengers trapped on board a cancelled flight for seven hours, a false alarm at the Embassy in Rome, and the visit of a certain man in red.