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# Christmas Day

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Here's every film and special on RTÉ, TG4, and Virgin today and tomorrow
Plonk yourself down in front of the telly and see what’s on.
All time
Cork's Penny Dinners to feed 700 people across the city today
The Cork Penny Dinners were founded in 1888 and have been helping the poor of Cork city ever since.
Here's every film on RTÉ, TG4 and Virgin today and tomorrow
Pass the remote.
White Christmas slips away with tomorrow set to hit 11 degrees
Christmas snow is unlikely.
Over 1,200 dinners to be delivered to older people living alone on Christmas Day
The Order of the Knights of St Columbanus, Irish Rural Link and Alone are teaming up to provide the service.
Player Ratings: What's the best post-Christmas snack?
Are you into turkey sandwiches? Or is a good-old fashioned mince pie the best?
Extra 800 troops sent in to help clear backlog as thousands of drivers spend Christmas in their lorries in Kent
Some have already spent nearly a week stranded due to the diplomatic impasse.
Quiz: How well do you know the history of Christmas Days past?
Test your knowledge.
Spending the day on the couch? Here's every film on RTÉ and Virgin today
You’ve a lot of choice.
Going to work on Christmas Day: 'We've 1,500 animals here. They all need to be looked after'
Across many professions, duty still calls on Christmas Day .
'Being a carer, it's not like Christmas. It's groundhog day': The people who go to work on 25 December
The likes of carers, rescue volunteers and hospitality workers are among those who’ll be kept busy this Christmas Day.
Man who 'destroyed' single mother's home on Christmas Day jailed for three-and-a-half years
The man ripped furniture, placed devices in a sink filled with water and urinated throughout the home, the court heard.
Poll: Would you like to see pubs open on Christmas Day?
The chairperson of the Cork Vintners Association said yesterday that there was no appetite among members to open on Christmas Day.
This is what it was like spending Christmas alone in a beachside hut in Cambodia
There’s not a huge amount of tinsel, let’s just put it that way.
'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.
Poll: Will you leave the house today?
Are you going to get out of your pyjamas at any stage?
'Enjoying the kids playing with presents will have to wait': Heading out to work on Christmas day speaks to some of those who’ll be getting up to go to work today, and how Christmas is for them.
The Christmas day weather forecast? It's actually set to be quite mild
It’s not set to be a white one, anyway.
The star of Damo & Ivor surprised a huge fan in Dublin on Christmas morning and it was lovely
Well played.
Pictures: These brave souls headed out for Christmas Day swims across the country
Hundreds turned out across the country for Christmas Day swims.
Poll: Will you attend a religious service today?
Many people do, even if they don’t normally attend during the year.
Here's absolutely everything worth watching on telly this Christmas Day
'It can be a lonely time of year. That's why I go out working': How it feels to work on Christmas Day
We spoke to some of the people who are getting up early in the morning while the rest of us open presents.
George Michael's funeral takes place three months after his death on Christmas Day
A UK coroner has ruled that his death came by natural causes.
Coroner finds George Michael died of natural causes
The coroner said there is no need for an inquest or any further enquiries.
One arrest after man found with head injuries on Christmas Day dies
The man, aged in his 20s, passed away in hospital yesterday evening.
'Commander, we're falling': Pilots' final words on doomed Russian plane reported as second black box found
Early indications suggest the plane’s wingflaps may have been faulty.
Pics: You made quite the splash with your festive swims
Even more pics of how you got on.
Man in 'serious condition' after being found unconscious in Waterford house on Christmas Day
Emergency services were called to a house on Francis Street at 8.30pm.
Poll: Will you attend a religious service today?
It’s Christmas Day AND a Sunday,
Foil Arms and Hog have identified every argument your family will have on Christmas Day
It’s all coming down the line to you!
A Dublin woman set up a Christmas Day lunch for 300 people so no-one would be alone on the big day
Margaret Brown and her volunteers will cater to around 300 people this Christmas
A cafe in Tullamore is serving free dinner on Christmas Day for people who are struggling
Hats off to The Bakehouse.
Mourners that attended funeral of Polish man who died on Christmas Day praised by ambassador
Marek Skiba’s funeral was attended by hundred of mourners this week.
Brendan O'Carroll to pay for funeral of Polish man who died in Ennis on Christmas Day
The body of the 51-year-old, who was formerly homeless, has been in a morgue in Limerick since December.
Mrs Brown’s Boys was the most watched TV show over Christmas
Both the movie and the Christmas special proved popular with viewers this year.
Malaysia Airlines investigates 'mix-up' that sent plane flying in wrong direction
“The safety of both passengers and crew were never compromised at any time,” the airline said.
In pics and videos: Your Christmas and Stephen's Day swims
Conditions were Baltic – but thousands still turned out for the annual festive dips.
'Attempted murder' arrest after man opens fire on squad car from house
The attack happened in the Heath Lodge Close area of North Belfast, as officers were searching for a man who carried out an alleged assault.
Planning a Christmas swim? Converts swear it gives you a 'natural high'
Hundreds of events will be taking place across the country today.