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# Happy Christmas

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# Happy Christmas
Dublin gets its first 24-hour bus services this weekend as the 15 and 41 run all night
“It is no longer the case that city shuts down at 11 or 12 at night,” National Transport Authority CEO Anne Graham said.
# December
Almost 700 people arrested on suspicion of intoxicated driving this month
In 2017, a total of 812 motorists were caught driving while intoxicated during the month of December.
# Happy Christmas
Santa gets the all clear to enter Irish airspace
Santa’s sleigh has been checked for air worthiness.
# Happy Christmas
Late night trains return for the festive season from today
Late night trains will return for the next three Fridays and Saturdays in December (including today and tomorrow).
# would you look
The man from *that* BBC interview shared a lovely family Christmas message and the photo is just the best
# jackpot
Lotto ticket worth over €11 million sold on Dublin's Amiens Street yesterday
It was the second highest jackpot of the year.
# Happy Christmas
Premier League reject Liverpool's bid to avoid playing two matches in 46 hours
Jurgen Klopp will not be happy.
# thought that counts
Open thread: What's the best and worst present you got this year?
Did you get an apron this year or maybe you got the gift you have been hinting at all year. Tell us what you got.
# Happy Christmas
A new date has been set for Andy Lee's inaugural world title defence
Lee versus Billy Joe Saunders will take place in Manchester.
# Happy Christmas
Edgar & Mendes set to face-off just 24 hours before McGregor's title fight - reports
The pair will meet in the finale of TUF.
# Happy Christmas
Pope Francis accuses Vatican officials of power lust and gossip in Christmas speech
It was among 15 “ailments” the pontiff said top Church officials were suffering.
# jawsus
Venus fly trap wearing a Santy outfit is surprisingly cute
“Those aren’t his real eyes. Those aren’t his real eyes. Those aren’t his…”
# Happy Christmas
Knock-on delays at Irish airports after London computer meltdown
Heading to the airport? Check your flight status before you leave the house.
# festive birds
Apparently, we've just given Northern Ireland 29 partridges ... But no pear trees
We’re doing it wrong, aren’t we?
# Happy Christmas
Homeless man in Cork gets his wish for Christmas after going viral on Facebook
George will be reunited with his family for Christmas dinner next week.
# christmas roulette
The Chatroulette version of All I Want for Christmas is just the right side of creepy
The guy who brought you Chatroulette Call Me Maybe and Wrecking Ball is back.
Don't forget about them: Defence Forces abroad send Xmas wishes
Read messages to loved ones from those in some of the smaller overseas missions (where you may not even realise we have troops posted).
# Kris Kringle
WATCH: The 'Harvard of Santa Schools' teaches Santas how to be better
A noble cause.
# Ah here
16 brilliantly Irish alternative Christmas cards
Spread festive cheer the way Ireland does best… sarcastically.
# to whom it concerns
Irish people abroad WILL be able to watch the Toy Show live
God bless us, everyone.
# Happy Holidays
On the 5th day of Christmas, gave to me…
Featuring Eric Cantona, Henry Shefflin and… Jerry ‘The King’ Lawler.
# Christmas Day
Merry Christmas! We hope you're happier than this dog today
Why not kick off the day with some essential dog videos? Oh, and Happy Christmas!
Column: What I’ll miss most about an Irish Christmas
The 12 pubs, the annual soap catch-up and the post-dinner snooze – Simon Growney will be thinking longingly of them in Thailand.
# Christmas
11 things Santa gets up to in his spare time
With only one night of work a year, the jolly fella likes to keep busy with sport.
# Happy Holidays
Heineken Cup: Biarritz suspend coaches ahead of Connacht rematch
Jack Isaac and Serge Milhas have been put on a month’s leave by club president Serge Blanco.
# Happy Christmas...
The best way to fight the winter sniffles? 18 pints of beer (says brewery)
On second thought, maybe not…
# That time of year again...
In pictures: Christmas lights turned on on Grafton Street
Switching on the Grafton Street Christmas lights is heralded as the official start date of the festive season.
# Pitter-Patter
Early Christmas present: woman gives birth in Dundrum Town Centre
When your time comes, your time comes. A woman was out doing some Christmas shopping when she had a shock visitor.
# Happy Christmas...
Greens admit: 2010 was an 'annus horribilis'
The junior coalition partners announce a January think-in – and admit that 2010 was a pretty horrendous year.