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# christmas - Monday 28 October, 2019

Owners of vacant properties urged to make them available for homeless people ahead of Christmas
# Housing
# Housing

Owners of vacant properties urged to make them available for homeless people ahead of Christmas

Oct 28th 2019, 8:30 AM 32,984 Views 83 Comments

“Bringing a vacant home back into use can change people’s lives for the better.”

# christmas - Thursday 17 October, 2019

Man City hit out at Premier League over 'integrity' of Christmas fixture changes From The42

Man City hit out at Premier League over 'integrity' of Christmas fixture changes

Oct 17th 2019, 7:21 PM 9,973 Views 11 Comments

The champions have a busy schedule in December and January.

# christmas - Thursday 4 April, 2019

FactCheck: Do multi-denominational schools not mark Christmas or Easter with events?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Do multi-denominational schools not mark Christmas or Easter with events?

Apr 4th 2019, 4:40 PM 15,861 Views 84 Comments

It has been claimed that a move away from Catholic patronage in schools means these holidays would no longer be marked with events.

# christmas - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

Education minister on school patronage changes: 'Just to be clear - Christmas will not be cancelled'
# Joe McHugh
# Joe McHugh

Education minister on school patronage changes: 'Just to be clear - Christmas will not be cancelled'

Apr 3rd 2019, 9:43 PM 17,055 Views 67 Comments

It was claimed that Christmas celebrations in schools could be curtailed where patronage was switched to multi-denominational.

# christmas - Tuesday 19 February, 2019

Tati and her puppies were abandoned at the side of the road - Dogs Trust took them in
# A Dog Is For Life
# A Dog Is For Life

Tati and her puppies were abandoned at the side of the road - Dogs Trust took them in

Feb 19th 2019, 5:51 PM 30,901 Views 20 Comments

The charity is under huge pressure after almost 400 requests from the public to surrender the dogs in the month after Christmas.

# christmas - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

Poll: When are you taking down your Christmas tree?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: When are you taking down your Christmas tree?

Jan 2nd 2019, 7:30 PM 48,807 Views 53 Comments

You happy to leave them up or are the decorations becoming an eyesore?

# christmas - Monday 31 December, 2018

'It's soul destroying': The school secretaries that don't get paid for the Christmas holidays
# Equal Pay Equal Work
# Equal Pay Equal Work

'It's soul destroying': The school secretaries that don't get paid for the Christmas holidays

Dec 31st 2018, 10:00 PM 49,499 Views 50 Comments

“I was in the dole office before Christmas to sign on, and it takes ages each year,” one school secretary said.

Why doing nothing for NYE is actually the best plan ever
# Staying In
From The Daily Edge
# Staying In

Why doing nothing for NYE is actually the best plan ever

Dec 31st 2018, 1:53 PM 5,689 Views 0 Comments

The only way to do it.

# christmas - Sunday 30 December, 2018

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

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

Dec 30th 2018, 8:30 PM 28,140 Views 6 Comments

It might get a bit tricky.

5 small ways to make January less shite than it usually is
# New Year Same You
From The Daily Edge
# New Year Same You

5 small ways to make January less shite than it usually is

Dec 30th 2018, 2:00 PM 7,418 Views 0 Comments

Because, let’s face it, it’s fairly shite.

# christmas - Friday 28 December, 2018

10 long(ish) YouTube videos to watch if you're fed up of Christmas telly
# What To Watch
From The Daily Edge
# What To Watch

10 long(ish) YouTube videos to watch if you're fed up of Christmas telly

Dec 28th 2018, 2:04 PM 4,105 Views 0 Comments

Get comfy and waste some time on the internet.

This is what it was like spending Christmas alone in a beachside hut in Cambodia
# Christmas For One
From The Daily Edge
# Christmas For One

This is what it was like spending Christmas alone in a beachside hut in Cambodia

Dec 28th 2018, 8:00 AM 4,264 Views 2 Comments

There’s not a huge amount of tinsel, let’s just put it that way.

# christmas - Thursday 27 December, 2018

Over 600,000 tune in as Mrs Brown's Boys tops RTÉ Christmas ratings for eighth year in a row
# Top Of The Tree
# Top Of The Tree

Over 600,000 tune in as Mrs Brown's Boys tops RTÉ Christmas ratings for eighth year in a row

Dec 27th 2018, 5:52 PM 37,479 Views 81 Comments

This year’s Christmas special was watched by an average audience of 612,000 people.

14 gems from the sales that are worth a post-Christmas splurge
# Shop The Sales
From The Daily Edge
# Shop The Sales

14 gems from the sales that are worth a post-Christmas splurge

Dec 27th 2018, 4:53 PM 5,833 Views 1 Comment

Treat yo’self!

Poll: Are you still eating leftovers?
# Christmas
# Christmas

Poll: Are you still eating leftovers?

Dec 27th 2018, 4:00 PM 26,045 Views 44 Comments

Another turkey sandwich or have you reached your limit?

# christmas - Wednesday 26 December, 2018

Why asking for the gift receipt shouldn't be considered rude
# Unpopular Opinion
From The Daily Edge
# Unpopular Opinion

Why asking for the gift receipt shouldn't be considered rude

Dec 26th 2018, 8:00 PM 3,119 Views 0 Comments

And why I do it all the time.

Three non-Irish gals tell us how they celebrate Christmas
# Christmas Abroad
From The Daily Edge
# Christmas Abroad

Three non-Irish gals tell us how they celebrate Christmas

Dec 26th 2018, 1:00 PM 3,287 Views 0 Comments

The French have a lot of cheese and champagne – go figure!

This Dublin charity will put your unwanted Christmas presents to good use
# Crosscare
# Crosscare

This Dublin charity will put your unwanted Christmas presents to good use

Dec 26th 2018, 10:54 AM 12,999 Views 3 Comments

People with unwanted gifts are being asked to donate them so they can be distributed to homeless people.

Poll: Was a 'Stephen's Day tracksuit' ever an important part of your Christmas routine?
# Stephen's Day
From The Daily Edge
# Stephen's Day

Poll: Was a 'Stephen's Day tracksuit' ever an important part of your Christmas routine?

Dec 26th 2018, 8:00 AM 3,532 Views 0 Comments

For some people, it’s the best part of Christmas.

# christmas - Tuesday 25 December, 2018

An Post made not one but three Christmas ads this year. Here's how - and why
# Festive Season
# Festive Season

An Post made not one but three Christmas ads this year. Here's how - and why

Dec 25th 2018, 11:00 PM 16,660 Views 23 Comments

The postal service looked around the globe to try find ‘authentic’ Irish festive stories.

How Much Do You Know About Christmas Traditions From Around The World?
# Christmas
From The Daily Edge
# Christmas

How Much Do You Know About Christmas Traditions From Around The World?

Dec 25th 2018, 9:00 PM 5,091 Views 0 Comments

Spent a few Christmases outside of Ireland?

Quiz: How well do you know the film Elf?
# Buddy And Friends
# Buddy And Friends

Quiz: How well do you know the film Elf?

Dec 25th 2018, 8:30 PM 27,352 Views 11 Comments

The Will Ferrell movie has become a Christmas classic.

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

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

Dec 25th 2018, 7:30 PM 30,662 Views 36 Comments

The crowds have been out since early morning, are you going to be among them?

Open thread: What are the best and worst Christmas presents you've ever received?

Open thread: What are the best and worst Christmas presents you've ever received?

Dec 25th 2018, 6:00 PM 18,574 Views 44 Comments

Re-gifted pyjamas, anyone?

Photos: Festive swimmers brave the Forty Foot for annual Christmas dive
# Festive Swim
# Festive Swim

Photos: Festive swimmers brave the Forty Foot for annual Christmas dive

Updated Dec 25th 2018, 3:07 PM 45,230 Views 23 Comments

It wasn’t too cold outside as the Forty Foot drew dozens of festive swimmers today.

Opinion: Top five parenting tips to surviving Christmas
# Column
# Column

Opinion: Top five parenting tips to surviving Christmas

Dec 25th 2018, 12:00 PM 13,507 Views 11 Comments

Striving for a picture perfect Christmas will bring certain disappointment, as a parent aiming for survival is much more realistic, writes Shane Dunphy.

What does your choice of Christmas sweets say about you?
# Christmas
From The Daily Edge
# Christmas

What does your choice of Christmas sweets say about you?

Dec 25th 2018, 11:00 AM 4,893 Views 0 Comments

You can tell a lot about a person based on what sweets they leave in the tin.

'No one would choose to work on Christmas Day, but we're all in it together'
# Doctors And Nurses
# Doctors And Nurses

'No one would choose to work on Christmas Day, but we're all in it together'

Dec 25th 2018, 10:30 AM 21,365 Views 31 Comments

Doctors, nurses, midwives and others will be working across the country today and throughout the week.

Over 450 poor and homeless people will be given a Christmas Day dinner at the RDS today
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Over 450 poor and homeless people will be given a Christmas Day dinner at the RDS today

Dec 25th 2018, 10:00 AM 13,185 Views 15 Comments

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

'Love and miss you': Christmas messages from Irish soldiers serving abroad

'Love and miss you': Christmas messages from Irish soldiers serving abroad

Dec 25th 2018, 8:30 AM 11,449 Views 9 Comments

There are 650 military personnel serving in 13 different countries around the world.

Poll: Will you leave the house today?
# Christmas Day
From The Daily Edge
# Christmas Day

Poll: Will you leave the house today?

Dec 25th 2018, 8:00 AM 3,389 Views 3 Comments

Are you going to get out of your pyjamas at any stage?

Here's absolutely everything worth watching on TV this Christmas Day
# Tv Picks
From The Daily Edge
# Tv Picks

Here's absolutely everything worth watching on TV this Christmas Day

Dec 25th 2018, 7:00 AM 5,172 Views 0 Comments

There’s nothing else to do all day but chill.

'Enjoying the kids playing with presents will have to wait': Heading out to work on Christmas day
# Hi Ho Hi Ho Ho Ho
# Hi Ho Hi Ho Ho Ho

'Enjoying the kids playing with presents will have to wait': Heading out to work on Christmas day

Dec 25th 2018, 12:05 AM 28,503 Views 36 Comments

TheJournal.ie speaks to some of those who’ll be getting up to go to work today, and how Christmas is for them.

# christmas - Monday 24 December, 2018

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 3,885 Views 0 Comments

Good times.

Poll: When is the best time to open Christmas presents?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: When is the best time to open Christmas presents?

Dec 24th 2018, 7:30 PM 38,615 Views 40 Comments

First thing in the morning, or do you play the long game?

Indigestion at Christmas time - that is your stomach crying out for a break
# Opinion
# Opinion

Indigestion at Christmas time - that is your stomach crying out for a break

Dec 24th 2018, 6:00 PM 17,455 Views 22 Comments

Use of indigestion medication can lead to deficiencies in minerals and vitamins and could start a vicious cycle. Heed the warning signs and try improving your diet instead, writes Ciara Wright.

Do you want to track Santa's trip around the world tonight? Here are a few options
# He's Coming
# He's Coming

Do you want to track Santa's trip around the world tonight? Here are a few options

Dec 24th 2018, 5:00 PM 25,438 Views 3 Comments

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

We asked every TD to share their best Christmas present and NY resolution
# TD Wishes
From The Daily Edge
# TD Wishes

We asked every TD to share their best Christmas present and NY resolution

Dec 24th 2018, 5:00 PM 2,192 Views 1 Comment

Whose best present was a donkey?

Quiz: How well do you know your Christmas carols?
# Christmas Carols
# Christmas Carols

Quiz: How well do you know your Christmas carols?

Dec 24th 2018, 1:00 PM 18,849 Views 8 Comments

Did you go carolling this year?

On chef duty this year? Here's everything you need to know to cook a perfect turkey (safely)
# Get Stuffed
# Get Stuffed

On chef duty this year? Here's everything you need to know to cook a perfect turkey (safely)

Dec 24th 2018, 11:00 AM 11,371 Views 9 Comments

Chef Adrian Martin has some top tips on how to cook a delicious Christmas roast.