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#Christmas

# christmas - Yesterday’s News

Poll: Will you do more of your Christmas shopping online this year? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you do more of your Christmas shopping online this year?

Many retailers – if they have an online presence – are depending on customers shifting to online sales.

# christmas - Saturday 24 October, 2020

How to support Irish businesses when buying gifts this Christmas

A new directory of Irish companies to buy gifts from was launched this week.

# christmas - Friday 23 October, 2020

Gardaí warn parents not to gift children quad bikes and scramblers for Christmas

An Garda Síochána and the RSA have launched a new public awareness campaign.

# christmas - Friday 9 October, 2020

Dublin businesses urge people to start Christmas shopping early to avoid large queues in December

DublinTown said 2020 has been “an extremely difficult year” for businesses.

# christmas - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

Debunked: No, Smyths Toys is not closing its doors and going 'online only' in the run up to Christmas

Several claims online say the store is to stop retail sales from next week.

# christmas - Tuesday 15 September, 2020

What Christmas gatherings will be possible under the new Covid plan?

The plan is for the next six months so Christmas occurs right in the middle.

# christmas - Monday 14 September, 2020

Poll: Do you plan on doing Christmas shopping earlier this year? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you plan on doing Christmas shopping earlier this year?

It’s 102 days until Christmas.

# christmas - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

PSNI chief sorry for Christmas Day photo with armed officers in Crossmaglen

The photo, which Simon Byrne posted on Twitter, attracted considerable criticism.

# christmas - Monday 6 January, 2020

Today is Nollaig na mBan - here are some ways to make the most of it

Little Christmas, Women’s Christmas, the Feast of the Epiphany…

# christmas - Thursday 2 January, 2020

Poll: When are you taking down your Christmas tree? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: When are you taking down your Christmas tree?

Some people want to keep the festive spirit going for as long as possible.

# christmas - Monday 30 December, 2019

Over 570,000 tune in as Mrs Brown's Boys tops RTÉ Christmas ratings for ninth year in a row

This year’s Christmas special was watched by an average audience of 574,000 people.

'Significant' increase in the number of over-75s attending emergency departments

There has been marked increase in general in the number of people attending EDs and being admitted to hospital compared to the same time last year.

# christmas - Saturday 28 December, 2019

Poll: Are you still eating leftovers? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you still eating leftovers?

‘Tis the season to eat and be merry.

# christmas - Friday 27 December, 2019

Poll: How much did you spend on Christmas presents this year? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How much did you spend on Christmas presents this year?

Was it High Street Christmas or did you go DIY?

# christmas - Thursday 26 December, 2019

Quiz: Can you guess why these places were in the news this year?

Do you remember these places?

These were our favourite books of 2019 - what were yours?

Let us know in the comments.

Quiz: How well do you remember these Christmas movies from the '00s?

Test your festive knowledge.

Poll: Are you planning to re-gift anything you were given for Christmas? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you planning to re-gift anything you were given for Christmas?

We won’t tell anyone, promise…

# christmas - Wednesday 25 December, 2019

Quiz: How well do you remember these Christmas movies from the 90s?

Test your festive knowledge.

Poll: Will you make a visit to the St Stephen's Day sales? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you make a visit to the St Stephen's Day sales?

Crowds of people will be out shopping tomorrow, will you be among them?

Here are some Christmas-themed movies and shows available to watch on streaming services

This will save you from boredom over the festive season.

What are the best and worst Christmas presents you've ever received? Let us know

“My dad bought me a sandwich toaster … so that I could make him toasted sandwiches.”

500 poor and homeless people will be given a Christmas dinner at the RDS today

Around 3,000 Christmas dinners will also be prepared and delivered to the homes of those in need.

'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.

# christmas - Tuesday 24 December, 2019

Quiz: How well do you remember these Christmas number ones?

Let them know it’s Christmas time … by doing this quiz.

Poll: When do you open your Christmas presents? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: When do you open your Christmas presents?

It’s a bone of contention in some homes.

Do you want to track Santa's trip around the world tonight? Here's how you can

There are also a few things you can do to pass the time before he arrives.

Here's how to reduce food waste this Christmas week

Don’t bin those leftovers.

Notre Dame unable to host Christmas services for first time since French Revolution

The Paris landmark was damaged by a fire this year and reconstruction is expected to take several years.

More than 200 patients waiting on trolleys in Irish hospitals on Christmas Eve

The number is down from the more than 400 who were waiting for a bed yesterday morning.

Compromise and having a 'code word': How to make Christmas easier for people with eating disorders

This time of year can be very difficult for a person with an eating disorder, but there are ways to help.

Poll: Are you going to the pub today? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you going to the pub today?

We all have our own traditions when it comes to socialising at Christmas time.

# christmas - Monday 23 December, 2019

Quiz: Do you remember these classic Christmas toys?

Stretch Armstrong, anyone?

Explainer: How does Santa get all the toys made in time for Christmas?

Just how does he do it? It takes an awful lot of hard work.

President Higgins' Christmas message: 'Do we dismiss them... telling them there is no room at our inn?'

Michael D Higgins also urged people to take action on the climate crisis in his annual address.

The average Irish household has spent €2,800 in shops this month

Consumer spending is set to reach almost €5 billion this month.

# christmas - Sunday 22 December, 2019

Feeling stressed in the run up to Christmas? Here are some tips to avoid burnout

Between gift shopping and making the perfect dinner, burnout is easily felt this time of year.

'Don’t wash the turkey' and other important tips to prevent making your loved ones ill this Christmas

Safefood said for 25% of people, this will be their first time cooking Christmas dinner.

Poll: Will you attend a religious service over the Christmas period? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you attend a religious service over the Christmas period?

Many people do, even if they don’t normally attend during the year.

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