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SuperValu wins the Christmas supermarket war
Irish shoppers spent an extra €92 million on groceries over the festive period.
Which Classic Movie Best Projects Your Personality?
You could WIN a mini projector to screen your favourite film at home.
Pope Francis makes mention of abortion during Christmas message
The Pontiff asked people to remember those “not allowed to be born”.
FactCheck: Can Santa really deliver all the world's presents in one night?
Before you leave out your carrots and mince pies, check out the evidence.
7 simple hacks for a healthier lifestyle
Little changes, big results.
8 little resolutions that will make a big difference to your mental health
It’s all about the Little Things.
Want to quit smoking? 6 unexpected benefits of giving up
Have you made your New Year’s resolutions yet?
12 small changes that will make a genuine difference to your life
You won’t even know yourself soon.
Darth Vader and the Death Star are back - what to expect from the new Star Wars
In a galaxy (not) far, far away – Rogue One: A Star Wars Story has arrived. Watch the trailer here.
6 of the best festive money-saving tips from our readers
‘Tis the season… and then you’ve to get through January. How do you do it?
Woman says partner kidnapped and raped her after she left him
She alleged that the man regularly beat her and locked her and their children in their apartment for hours at a time.
How you can give someone in need a wonderful gift this Christmas
Here’s how your donations to the Dublin Simon Community can help people this Christmas.
QUIZ: Are You A Christmas Saver or Splurger?
Let’s find out.
Open thread: What's your one tip to make Christmas feel magical?
Tell us what makes Christmas for you. 
7 tasty places to grab a festive take-away coffee while you Christmas shop
Don’t worry – there are other festive drinks in there, too.
6 of the most festive places to grab brunch around Ireland
Brrrrrunch. Get it? Cos it’s winter.
7 pro tips for seamless Christmas socialising
Thank us later.
Man shot several times in west Dublin
The man, aged in his 30s, was rushed to hospital after being shot on the street.
8 magical places to catch up with friends this Christmas
Step into Christmas.
Man City star Toure charged with drink driving
Despite the controversy, the Ivory Coast international played in the club’s 3-1 defeat earlier.
Rivals put their differences aside to stand as one and pay tribute to Chapecoense
There were several touching gestures displayed in fixtures around the world today.
Book returned to Tralee Library 67 years late
The borrower avoided a €1,200 fine.
Life sentence for killer who tortured and murdered man with learning difficulties
James Wheatley’s mother and then girlfriend were also locked up for their part in the murder.
Researchers in Cork develop technology that will identify child sexual abuse images online
Current systems mean specialists have to view “traumatic and distressing” material.
Kids at a Cork school received a visit from John Kavanagh and the UFC lightweight belt
Conor McGregor’s coach put smiles on a lot of young faces on Leeside this morning.
QUIZ: Can We Guess Your Favourite Christmas Tradition?
It can’t be ALL of them, OK?
7 things you didn't know about the LauraLynn Hospice
LauraLynn is Ireland’s Children’s Hospice, providing much-needed care to short and precious lives.
7 inventive Christmas present ideas for the person who has everything
Don’t worry, this gift guide will sort you out.
QUIZ: How Well Do You Know Irish Food?
Let’s find out.
Four men who launched boat on River Shannon had been drinking and taking drugs
One man died after the boat capsized.
FA to investigate child sex abuse allegations
Four police forces are investigating allegations of historical sexual abuse against children in English football circles as part of a deepening scandal.
Thinking of buying a puppy for Christmas? Here's why you shouldn't
The ISPCA has warned people to wait until January to avoid funding puppy farms where dogs can be kept in “appalling conditions”.
Doing some Cyber Monday shopping? Here are the best deals around Ireland
Get your clicking finger ready.
7 ways to have a green Christmas this year
While you’re hoping for a white one.
Open thread: What's your best tip to save money around the holiday season?
Ho, ho, ho…
5-time NBA champion Rodman charged with driving the wrong way on a motorway
The former Chicago Bull was also charged with hit and run.
Vote: What do you stock up on for Christmas?
Batten down the hatches. Santa is coming.
Vote: Sprouts for Christmas dinner - yay or nay?
The issue that divides families across the nation.
Vote: What’s the most important Christmas tradition in your family?
We all have one…
Vote: Christmas lunch or Christmas dinner?
You can only be on one side of history.