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#Christmas Songs

# christmas-songs - Last week 27th November 2022 - 3rd December 2022

Poll: When is it acceptable for radio stations to start playing Christmas songs?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: When is it acceptable for radio stations to start playing Christmas songs?

Nov 27th 2022, 11:20 AM 32,985 Views 37 Comments

Have your say.

# christmas-songs - Last year 2021

Quiz: Can you name the Christmas song from the lyrics?
# It's Quizmas
# It's Quizmas

Quiz: Can you name the Christmas song from the lyrics?

Dec 20th 2021, 10:00 PM 64,478 Views 11 Comments

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
# Christmas Songs
# Christmas Songs

Fairytale of New York is Ireland's favourite Christmas song by landslide, new poll shows

Dec 18th 2021, 8:00 PM 37,149 Views 77 Comments

It’s according to new polling conducted by Red C on behalf of The Journal.

# christmas-songs - All time

Player Ratings: What is the best Christmas song?
# That Time Of Year
# That Time Of Year

Player Ratings: What is the best Christmas song?

Dec 22nd 2020, 8:00 PM 31,597 Views 54 Comments

Band Aid? George Michael? The Pogues?

The Irish For: I'm getting tired of the same Christmas pop hits - here are some alternatives
# Column
# Column

The Irish For: I'm getting tired of the same Christmas pop hits - here are some alternatives

Dec 22nd 2019, 8:30 AM 12,154 Views 10 Comments

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
# Just One Thing I Need
# Just One Thing I Need

All I Want for Christmas is You tops US charts for first time, 25 years after its release

Dec 17th 2019, 7:40 AM 25,316 Views 40 Comments

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?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: When is it okay for radio stations to start playing Christmas songs?

Nov 30th 2019, 9:38 AM 22,441 Views 47 Comments

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
# Throwback
From The Daily Edge
# Throwback

A look back at every Christmas number one since 1980

Dec 24th 2018, 8:00 PM 4,026 Views 0 Comments

Good times.

From Baby It's Cold Outside to Fairytale of New York, should old classics be censored?
# Classics Debate
# Classics Debate

From Baby It's Cold Outside to Fairytale of New York, should old classics be censored?

Dec 8th 2018, 4:00 PM 41,675 Views 149 Comments

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"?
# Christmas FM
From The Daily Edge
# Christmas FM

As 'Baby It's Cold Outside' is pulled from the airways, is it problematic or a "feminist anthem"?

Dec 3rd 2018, 4:27 PM 20,611 Views 22 Comments

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 Different Era
# A Different Era

Christmas FM won't be playing 'Baby It's Cold Outside' this year

Dec 2nd 2018, 5:22 PM 157,753 Views 242 Comments

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
# Festive Tunes
# Festive Tunes

So here it is: Christmas FM returns to the airwaves

Nov 28th 2016, 11:33 AM 21,622 Views 15 Comments

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
# And The Bells Were Ringing Out
# And The Bells Were Ringing Out

32 iconic Christmas songs, ranked from worst to best

Dec 25th 2015, 10:30 AM 26,372 Views 55 Comments

Is your favourite here?

32 iconic Christmas songs, ranked from worst to best
# And The Bells Were Ringing Out
From The Daily Edge
# And The Bells Were Ringing Out

32 iconic Christmas songs, ranked from worst to best

Dec 14th 2015, 9:35 PM 12,298 Views 17 Comments

Is your favourite here?

How Well Do You Know The Lyrics To Last Christmas? From The Daily Edge

How Well Do You Know The Lyrics To Last Christmas?

Dec 11th 2015, 6:15 PM 9,526 Views 4 Comments

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
# Most Wonderful Time
# Most Wonderful Time

Yes, it's that time of year again - Christmas FM is back and here's where you can hear it

Nov 26th 2015, 6:10 AM 25,620 Views 13 Comments

Your FM and digital listening options for the country’s festive HQ.

The Rock is surprisingly good at singing Christmas songs in a onesie
# Karaoke King
From The42
# Karaoke King

The Rock is surprisingly good at singing Christmas songs in a onesie

Dec 25th 2014, 11:43 AM 3,125 Views 2 Comments

Do you smell what The Rock is cooking? Turkey and ham, presumably.

8 terrible Christmas singles that everyone wishes they could forget
# A Cheeky Christmas
From The Daily Edge
# A Cheeky Christmas

8 terrible Christmas singles that everyone wishes they could forget

Dec 22nd 2014, 9:30 PM 25,968 Views 32 Comments

Please, PLEASE leave our brains.

A Definitive Ranking of Christmas Songs, From Worst To Best
# Worst To Best
From The Daily Edge
# Worst To Best

A Definitive Ranking of Christmas Songs, From Worst To Best

Dec 17th 2013, 1:07 PM 20,449 Views 86 Comments

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
# Christmas
# Christmas

Column: Heartbreak, misery and cloying sentimentality – the ingredients of any good Christmas song

Dec 11th 2013, 7:30 PM 47 Views 11 Comments

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
# Nollaig Shona?
From The Daily Edge
# Nollaig Shona?

13 signs that Christmas has begun in Ireland

Nov 27th 2013, 9:30 PM 32,925 Views 49 Comments

Christmas Day is exactly four weeks away.

Christmas FM is back on the airwaves at 8am tomorrow morning
# Ho Ho Ho
From The Daily Edge
# Ho Ho Ho

Christmas FM is back on the airwaves at 8am tomorrow morning

Nov 27th 2013, 12:44 PM 3,165 Views 11 Comments

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas….

12 tracks of Christmas: your alternative festive playlist
# Alternative Christmas
From The Daily Edge
# Alternative Christmas

12 tracks of Christmas: your alternative festive playlist

Dec 23rd 2012, 11:00 AM 7,044 Views 19 Comments

Not a Mariah Carey or Slade song in sight…

The best, baddest Irish Christmas video you'll see today
# Santa Anthem
From The Daily Edge
# Santa Anthem

The best, baddest Irish Christmas video you'll see today

Dec 17th 2012, 12:49 PM 7,039 Views 6 Comments

By a class of nine-year-olds.

11 songs that will make you want to cancel Christmas
# Yule Hate This
From The Daily Edge
# Yule Hate This

11 songs that will make you want to cancel Christmas

Dec 12th 2012, 9:30 PM 12,060 Views 18 Comments

Can you make it through this post without calling the whole festive season off?

Is your favourite song on Christmas FM’s top ten?
# Last Christmas
From The Daily Edge
# Last Christmas

Is your favourite song on Christmas FM’s top ten?

Dec 1st 2012, 6:00 PM 17,524 Views 70 Comments

There are a few surprises in here…

Video: Top 5 Christmas number ones
# Christmas
From The Daily Edge
# Christmas

Video: Top 5 Christmas number ones

Dec 24th 2010, 10:05 AM 442 Views 0 Comments

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
# Christmas
# Christmas

Away in a spaceship: the alternative Christmas playlist

Dec 23rd 2010, 8:12 AM 766 Views 0 Comments

Serial killer Santas, Star Wars-themed tunes and homicidal reindeer make a change from angelic cherubs…