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# Christmas Songs

Last year
Poll: When is it acceptable for radio stations to start playing Christmas songs?
Have your say.
All time
Quiz: Can you name the Christmas song from the lyrics?
Dub a dub a dum dum dub a dub a dum dub a dum dum dub a dum dub a dub a dum
Fairytale of New York is Ireland's favourite Christmas song by landslide, new poll shows
It’s according to new polling conducted by Red C on behalf of The Journal.
Player Ratings: What is the best Christmas song?
Band Aid? George Michael? The Pogues?
The Irish For: I'm getting tired of the same Christmas pop hits - here are some alternatives
What harm if we learn some words as Gaeilge along the way?
All I Want for Christmas is You tops US charts for first time, 25 years after its release
This is Carey’s 19th number one hit, putting her just one song behind The Beatles’ overall record.
Poll: When is it okay for radio stations to start playing Christmas songs?
Would you hit the radio off if your local station started blasting out the festive classics tomorrow morning?
A look back at every Christmas number one since 1980
Good times.
From Baby It's Cold Outside to Fairytale of New York, should old classics be censored?
A debate has been ongoing all week over what old Christmas songs are acceptable to play.
As 'Baby It's Cold Outside' is pulled from the airways, is it problematic or a "feminist anthem"?
Some radio stations are opting not to play it this Christmas.
Christmas FM won't be playing 'Baby It's Cold Outside' this year
A radio station in Cleveland, Ohio pulled the Christmas classic from its playlist this weekend after listeners complained about the song’s lyrics.
So here it is: Christmas FM returns to the airwaves
All funds raised this year by Christmas FM will go to Focus Ireland’s homelessness campaign.
32 iconic Christmas songs, ranked from worst to best
Is your favourite here?
32 iconic Christmas songs, ranked from worst to best
Is your favourite here?
How Well Do You Know The Lyrics To Last Christmas?
George Michael at his dreamiest.
Yes, it's that time of year again - Christmas FM is back and here's where you can hear it
Your FM and digital listening options for the country’s festive HQ.
The Rock is surprisingly good at singing Christmas songs in a onesie
Do you smell what The Rock is cooking? Turkey and ham, presumably.
8 terrible Christmas singles that everyone wishes they could forget
Please, PLEASE leave our brains.
A Definitive Ranking of Christmas Songs, From Worst To Best
What’s the best Christmas song of all? We have a final answer.
Column: Heartbreak, misery and cloying sentimentality – the ingredients of any good Christmas song
We spend an entire month gearing ourselves up to the best day of the year with songs that document heartbreak, war, loneliness and The Wombles. Have we all gone mad?
13 signs that Christmas has begun in Ireland
Christmas Day is exactly four weeks away.
Christmas FM is back on the airwaves at 8am tomorrow morning
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas….
12 tracks of Christmas: your alternative festive playlist
Not a Mariah Carey or Slade song in sight…
The best, baddest Irish Christmas video you'll see today
By a class of nine-year-olds.
11 songs that will make you want to cancel Christmas
Can you make it through this post without calling the whole festive season off?
Is your favourite song on Christmas FM’s top ten?
There are a few surprises in here…
Video: Top 5 Christmas number ones
Check out which Christmas classics were included in our list – did we leave out any of your favourites?
Away in a spaceship: the alternative Christmas playlist
Serial killer Santas, Star Wars-themed tunes and homicidal reindeer make a change from angelic cherubs…