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# Christmas 2012

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Poll: Did you spend more than you expected to this Christmas?
Most of your Christmas spending is probably done by now – so did you spend more or less than you thought you would?
11 crazes we went wild for in 2012
Did you go gaga for Gangnam Style? Or buy a whip keyring after reading 50 Shades of Grey?
Camouflage cars and denim jackets? It's the sporting year in 5 objects
Suits you sir. Suits you.
Turkey shoot: the 6 biggest flops of 2012
Gobble, gobble — here’s half a dozen teams and sports stars who can chalk 2012 down to experience.
11 very serious Christmas disappointments
Did you get everything you wanted? These people didn’t.
18 people you (probably) hadn’t heard of this time last year
In fact, you might not still know some of them – or at least not know their names.
Travelling over Christmas? Here's what you need to know
Whether you’re travelling by bus, rail or tram, we have you covered.
Meet the people who want no one to eat Christmas dinner alone
Christmas with Friends is a group set up for people who are alone on Christmas day in Kildare. It is one of a number of organisations making sure the day is not a lonely one for people.
Late winner: Here’s 6 last-minute sporting pressies to get you off the hook tomorrow
Like Kun Aguero you’ve left it late; now make sure you score a 94th-minute winner.
Column: Christmas is different here in Ireland… but I love it
Larry Donnelly spent his life celebrating Christmas in the US. After marrying in Ireland, he’s encountered a different set of traditions.
Re-cycle: Armstrong leaves peloton picking up the pieces after traumatic year
Back on the road, Bradley Wiggins took his place on the sport’s throne. Literally.
Column: I raise turkeys for Christmas. Here’s how it goes.
This is the busiest time of year for Ronan Byrne, who says months of work will pay off on people’s taste buds on December 25.
Read Me: President Higgins' message for Christmas and New Year
The President of Ireland offers his best wishes to the people of Ireland and the Irish family, “wherever they may be”.
Mrs Brown's Christmas dinners: Hundreds to benefit from O'Carroll's donation
For the second year in a row, Brendan O’Carroll has donated turkey and ham vouchers to St Vincent de Paul in the Dublin region to help families this Christmas.
Here's what's on RTÉ this Christmas...
… and New Year.
Average Irish consumer 'will spend €227 online this Christmas'
Visa Europe says Irish consumers will spend a total of €420 million shopping online for the holiday season.