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# Gifts

All time
8 things you will find in every Irish Christmas stocking
Merry Christmas, here’s a satsuma.
17 deadly Irish presents to sort your Secret Santa
Ladies and gentlemen, start your Christmas lists…
12 bizarre Irish souvenirs you won't believe actually exist
Get your Irish soil.
Why are Revenue handing out these snazzy pens?
Now that’s what you need to fill out your tax returns.
Charities appeal for people to donate unwanted Christmas presents
Barnardos and Age Action Ireland have appealed for people to think about any gifts they’ve received which will not be put to use.
6 different types of pain you'll feel while sales shopping
As illustrated through people suffering on Twitter.
8 people who REALLY love their Christmas presents
Here are some lovely Christmas memories as shared by you!
From heartwarming Santa sightings to farting at mass…
9 presents that may be grounds for disowning your family
At least one of these will make an appearance this year.
Which of these bad Christmas wrappers are you?
Bad at wrapping presents? It’s ok, you’re not alone.
WATCH: Wife surprises husband and new partner two years after her death
There will be tears. Oh yes, there will be tears.
Christmas wrapping paper that lets you grow your own
Finally, an answer to the waste of discarded wrapping paper.
Bill Gates did a Secret Santa with someone on the internet
He gave her a stuffed cow. Sound?
Pen-making Donegal schoolboys worth 'a million'
Not quite in euro, but they’re getting there.
7 people who are definitely in your office Kris Kindle this year
Recognise these people? Or even… YOURSELF?
Have you received something worse than these appalling Christmas presents?
Tell us about it!
Here's how to spot someone up to Dublin for the 8th of December
Some people call it “culchie shopping day”. We don’t, but some people do.
Today will be the busiest online mobile shopping day of 2013
A new survey revealed 22 per cent of Irish people are shopping from a mobile or smartphone for Christmas this year.
Open thread: What's on your Christmas tech wishlist?
Looking for tech gift tips? Then, read on…
How to get what you want this Christmas
You’ve got to talk the talk if you want the right present under the tree this year.
How to drop and decode present hints this Christmas
You’ve got to talk the talk if you want the right present under the tree this year.
State spent €16,832 on dignitaries' gifts of 'mutual appreciation' since 2003
The gifts included clocks and cufflinks – and a currach made out of ceramic.
10 presents for the fitness buff in your life
It’s too early to be thinking about Christmas but as Roy Keane would say, ‘fail to prepare, prepare to fail.’
Open thread: What's on your Christmas tech wishlist?
Warning: Irish children are short-changing their dads on Father's Day gifts
How much do you usually spend on your dad?
Queen Elizabeth gave a nice bottle of whiskey to Enda Kenny in 2011
Find out what presents Enda Kenny has received since taking office… including a €5k famine painting from Michael Flatley.
Mammy's Day gifts: the good, the bad and the, eh...?
“I’m grand, sure I don’t want anything.”
Column: Why Valentine's Day is a marketing dream
You can’t put a price on love – really? As long as there’s consumer interest in Valentine’s Day, the commercial opportunities will follow, writes Dr Margaret-Anne Lawlor.
6 Valentine's Day gifts that may alter your relationship forever
Say it with a gift that is so bad they’ll probably just wish you kissed them instead.
One4all reports 14 per cent increase in turnover in 2012
The Irish company behind the gift card brand said sales increased across all distribution channels last year.
Snapshot: 'Geek' and 'nerd' Wozilroy exchange Christmas gifts
‘But I wanted a dork one!’
Forget your X-stations and body armour, these are the gifts sports fans received back in the day
No bags of coal here.
Irish households will generate 25 per cent more packaging waste over Christmas
Repak said Irish households will go through 5 million boxes of chocolates and 50 million bottles of beer this festive season.
Increase in demand for Irish-made products this Christmas
Stores and websites are reporting a strong interest in Irish craft and design products with craftspeople lowering their prices in response to the recession.
Over 75 per cent of people do their Christmas shopping at work
A new survey also showed that only 9 per cent of people will buy Irish this festive season.
8 things not to buy on 'Up to Dublin' shopping day
Or any day, really.
Irish consumers will be highest spenders in Europe this Christmas
Two thirds of Irish consumers also say they will focus on supporting the local economy this festive season.
11 weirdest Irish gift ideas from the internet
T-shirts! Murals! Terrifying mousepads! What happens when the internet is let loose all over the term “Irishness”…
8 novelty gifts we would actually like to receive
Novelty gifts can get a bad rap, but we have found some you simply shouldn’t do without…