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#Festive Season

# festive-season - Saturday 12 December, 2020

Poll: Are you looking forward to Christmas?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you looking forward to Christmas?

Dec 12th 2020, 11:15 AM 46,243 Views 51 Comments

How are you feeling about the festive period ahead?

# festive-season - 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 16,661 Views 24 Comments

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

# festive-season - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

Poll: Are you looking forward to your work Christmas party?
# Festive Season
# Festive Season

Poll: Are you looking forward to your work Christmas party?

Dec 13th 2017, 8:07 AM 18,208 Views 51 Comments

It’s that time of year…

# festive-season - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

Now it's all over, here's what to do to take care of your Christmas tree
# Keeping It Real
# Keeping It Real

Now it's all over, here's what to do to take care of your Christmas tree

Dec 27th 2016, 1:00 PM 10,107 Views 10 Comments

The Irish Christmas Tree Growers Association estimates 44% of us will have bought a real tree this year.

# festive-season - Saturday 3 December, 2016

'A pint a day': How to make sure your real tree stays fresh until Christmas this year
# Keeping It Real
# Keeping It Real

'A pint a day': How to make sure your real tree stays fresh until Christmas this year

Dec 3rd 2016, 10:00 AM 21,495 Views 19 Comments

The Irish Christmas Tree Growers Association estimates 44% of us will buy a real tree this year.

# festive-season - Friday 18 December, 2015

Poll: Do you like Christmas?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you like Christmas?

Dec 18th 2015, 10:06 AM 23,477 Views 62 Comments

Some people feel more Christmassy than others.

# festive-season - Saturday 27 December, 2014

Column: Christmas expectations vs reality
# It's All Over
# It's All Over

Column: Christmas expectations vs reality

Dec 27th 2014, 7:00 PM 340 Views 10 Comments

Real Christmas trees, trips to see Santa, and snow – these are all much better in your head.

# festive-season - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

Opinion: Breaking up (around Christmas) is hard to do
# Heartache
# Heartache

Opinion: Breaking up (around Christmas) is hard to do

Dec 24th 2014, 12:00 PM 57 Views 12 Comments

Ending a relationship at this time of year can magnify the perception that everyone else is having a great time with their loved ones.

# festive-season - Monday 22 December, 2014

Opinion: The 'perfect' Christmas doesn't exist – so take the pressure off
# Perfect Christmas
# Perfect Christmas

Opinion: The 'perfect' Christmas doesn't exist – so take the pressure off

Dec 22nd 2014, 12:00 PM 550 Views 12 Comments

We insist on buying (literally) into the lie of perfection.

# festive-season - Saturday 13 December, 2014

Column: How to survive the festive season as a singleton
# Dating
# Dating

Column: How to survive the festive season as a singleton

Dec 13th 2014, 12:00 PM 39 Views 44 Comments

You never know when Mr or Ms Right will stumble across your path, so attending every opening of every envelope is mandatory during the festive season.

# festive-season - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

10 telling symptoms your festive party season is in full swing
# Festigue
From The Daily Edge
# Festigue

10 telling symptoms your festive party season is in full swing

Dec 10th 2014, 1:07 PM 19,589 Views 6 Comments

Sleep is for the weak.

# festive-season - Friday 20 December, 2013

9 signs your office is so ready for the Christmas holidays
# Hysteria
From The Daily Edge
# Hysteria

9 signs your office is so ready for the Christmas holidays

Dec 20th 2013, 1:06 PM 20,139 Views 20 Comments

It’s like the last day of school all over again!

# festive-season - Thursday 12 December, 2013

Ryanair shock the people of Ireland with act of Christmas generosity
# Tis The Season
From The Daily Edge
# Tis The Season

Ryanair shock the people of Ireland with act of Christmas generosity

Dec 12th 2013, 8:58 AM 33,445 Views 41 Comments

MIchael O’Leary is getting into the Christmas spirit!

# festive-season - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

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 42 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?

# festive-season - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

All of your favourite Christmas movies, squeezed into two minutes
# Quickymas
From The Daily Edge
# Quickymas

All of your favourite Christmas movies, squeezed into two minutes

Dec 4th 2013, 9:30 AM 3,493 Views 0 Comments

For your daily dose of festive cheer, on the run.

# festive-season - Monday 24 December, 2012

5 sporting events you could attend over the Christmas period
# Festive Season
From The42
# Festive Season

5 sporting events you could attend over the Christmas period

Dec 24th 2012, 8:00 PM 1,655 Views 0 Comments

Whether you want to be active or a simply spectate, we’ve picked out some of the best ways to spend your few days off.

# festive-season - Saturday 22 December, 2012

Ferguson sets United New Year’s Day goal
# Tis The Season To Be Jolly
From The42
# Tis The Season To Be Jolly

Ferguson sets United New Year’s Day goal

Dec 22nd 2012, 9:56 AM 688 Views 0 Comments

The Scot believes Sunday’s trip to Swansea is pivotal ahead of a busy Christmas schedule.

# festive-season - Thursday 13 December, 2012

Councillor urges people to check on elderly neighbours after death of man in Dublin
# Elderly
# Elderly

Councillor urges people to check on elderly neighbours after death of man in Dublin

Dec 13th 2012, 10:00 PM 14,097 Views 16 Comments

The elderly man, who had been dead for several days, was found in his home in Ballyfermot this morning.

# festive-season - Saturday 24 December, 2011

Drunken robins, oysters and sailors: 24 cards of Christmas past
# Christmas
# Christmas

Drunken robins, oysters and sailors: 24 cards of Christmas past

Dec 24th 2011, 10:15 AM 2,728 Views 2 Comments

Some of these cards collected by the National Library are over a century old – but show that even the Victorians could be gaudy and bawdy in their festive celebrations.

# festive-season - Wednesday 21 December, 2011

TheScore.ie's sporting Advent calendar, day 21
# Extreme
From The42
# Extreme

TheScore.ie's sporting Advent calendar, day 21

Dec 21st 2011, 11:05 AM 249 Views 2 Comments

Today’s clip celebrates sports which may not be mainstream, but they are pretty sweet to watch.

# festive-season - Tuesday 20 December, 2011

The 12 burning questions* of Xmas: Real tree or fake?
# Christmas
From The Daily Edge
# Christmas

The 12 burning questions* of Xmas: Real tree or fake?

Dec 20th 2011, 12:00 PM 4,868 Views 34 Comments

This and every festive day until New Year’s Eve, let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

TheScore.ie's sporting Advent calendar, day 20
# Silly Season
From The42
# Silly Season

TheScore.ie's sporting Advent calendar, day 20

Dec 20th 2011, 9:15 AM 267 Views 0 Comments

TheScore.ie… Supporting the wearing of cheesy Christmas accessories at a sports ground near you.

# festive-season - Monday 19 December, 2011

11 gifts to get the sports fan in your life… 10 of which we recommend
# Stocking-fillers
From The42
# Stocking-fillers

11 gifts to get the sports fan in your life… 10 of which we recommend

Dec 19th 2011, 5:20 PM 1,570 Views 0 Comments

Still unsure what to get them? Check out our guide to buying the perfect present. Batteries not included.

AA warns: don't broadcast your festive holiday plans online
# Christmas
# Christmas

AA warns: don't broadcast your festive holiday plans online

Dec 19th 2011, 1:35 PM 4,544 Views 21 Comments

Don’t tweet or Facebook that you’ll be out of your home during the festive season, the AA has warned – because you never know who might be reading.

# festive-season - Monday 28 November, 2011

RTÉ lines up Christmas specials of... Mrs Brown's Boys, Wagon's Den and Jedward
# Christmas Telly
# Christmas Telly

RTÉ lines up Christmas specials of... Mrs Brown's Boys, Wagon's Den and Jedward

Nov 28th 2011, 5:56 PM 5,541 Views 40 Comments

Lots to entertain you from the national broadcaster over the festive season including Jedward making dreams come true and drama as ever in Fair City…

# festive-season - Tuesday 8 November, 2011

Poll: Will you spend as much on Christmas this year as in 2010?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you spend as much on Christmas this year as in 2010?

Nov 8th 2011, 11:08 AM 2,458 Views 25 Comments

A survey has predicted that the Irish will shop less this festive season – but they are still the biggest spenders in Europe. Does this apply to you?

# festive-season - Sunday 19 December, 2010

15 perfect Christmas gifts for the sports fan in your life
# Stocking-fillers
From The42
# Stocking-fillers

15 perfect Christmas gifts for the sports fan in your life

Dec 19th 2010, 2:18 PM 3,316 Views 0 Comments

We’ve made a list and we’ve checked it twice. Here’s what we’ve come up with…