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Monday 5 June 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# St Stephen's Day

Last year
Irish tourist dies after falling from train in Thailand
The man was identified as 45-year-old Patrick Ward who arrived in the country yesterday.
# Poll
Poll: Will you go shopping in St Stephen's Day sales?
Would you go out looking for a deal or will you be too stuffed with Roses and turkey?
# events guide
At a loose end after Christmas? From 5K runs to pantos, here's what's happening across the country
There are many events taking place to get people out of the house if they want to, with some being more strenuous than others.
# What's on?
Here's every film and special on RTÉ, TG4, and Virgin today and tomorrow
Plonk yourself down in front of the telly and see what’s on.
All time
# Your Say
Poll: Will you go shopping in St Stephen's Day sales?
Will you go bargain hunting or give it a miss?
# Jolyon Maugham
RSPCA looks into British barrister’s claim that he killed a fox with a baseball bat
Jolyon Maugham QC claimed the fox got stuck and he “wasn’t sure what else to do”.
# Your Say
Poll: Will you make a visit to the St Stephen's Day sales?
Crowds of people will be out shopping tomorrow, will you be among them?
# shop the sales
14 gems from the sales that are worth a post-Christmas splurge
Treat yo’self!
# bargain hunters
Shoppers queued up from early this morning for the St Stephen's Day sales
There was a sizeable line stretching up Grafton Street for Brown Thomas before it opened at 9am this morning.
# Driving under the influence
15 people were arrested on suspicion of drink-driving on Christmas night
The arrests were made between midnight and 9am this morning.
# sale season
Christmas sales have started! And here are the discounts on offer
Nab yourself a bargain!
# out out
The 21 stages of going out 'down home' on St Stephen's Night
The best night of the year or the worst? You decide.
# Carnage
Poll: Are the St Stephen's Day sales worth the hassle?
The annual retail frenzy kicked off early this morning across the country.
# Injury news
Saili in line to make first Munster appearance of season in Leinster showdown
The New Zealander has been sidelined since undergoing shoulder surgery in August.
# the beige
16 pictures that accurately describe your hangover
We’re all in this together.
# notions
Irish Snapchat users are up in arms over 'Boxing Day' filters
# The Sales
Retailers expect bumper Christmas sales after early-morning queues
Mad Ted.
# Momentum
Something has to give as Connacht patch themselves up for Ulster clash
Connacht have won seven straight on home turf, but have managed just one win in 18 against the northern province.
# mullingar massive
Bressie is getting stick for this 'gay joke' Niall Horan tweeted from his account
Minus banter guys. Minus.
# pass the rock shandy
The 14 stages of coping with a Christmas hangover
Why is there stuffing in your bed?
# Analysis
5 talking points from the St Stephen's Day Premier League action
Liverpool’s fortuitous win, Man United’s considerably improved home form and more.
# winter sales
Handbags at dawn: People were literally pulling bargains out of each other's hands this morning
“People were literally grabbing at them — ‘I got it first… No, it’s mine’.”
# bargain hunting
St Stephens Day sales madness: Queues from 6am and 'handbags at dawn'
Mad Ted.
# It's All White
It's snowing in Meath right now and here's the video to prove it
Full snow.
# The Newsroom
The BBC had the right idea about how to get through working on Christmas Day
Fierce craic over at Broadcasting House.
# feast of sport
Here's your St Stephen's Day sports TV guide so you don't have to leave the couch once
There’s a lot of rugby, racing and football to keep you happy.
# Shankill
Man charged over St Stephen's Day murder
32-year-old Wayne Kennedy appeared at Bray District Court this morning.
# Analysis
6 talking points from the St Stephen's Day Premier League action
Our thoughts on Manchester City-Liverpool, Hull-United and more of Thursday’s matches.
# St Stephen's Day
PICS: Queues for Brown Thomas go all the way around the corner in Dublin and Cork
It’s like something out of the Celtic Tiger…
# Analysis
5 talking points ahead of this evening's vital Manchester City-Liverpool clash
Can the Reds end Manuel Pelleggrini’s side’s terrific home form? Will Philippe Coutinho influence proceedings?
# Bargain bin
6 unarguable reasons to avoid the sales today
It’ll be hell, believe us.
# Predictions
Premier League preview: how to fill out your St Stephen's Day football accumulator
Some big games including Man United v Hull City and Man City v Liverpool take place today.
# Black Thursday
Credit cards at the ready? Retailers hoping for end-of-year bonus as Winter Sales begin
Done with Christmas? Planning a bargain hunt? Read on…
# Missing You
New RTÉ show follows Irish families as they Skype their loved ones abroad
Your St Stephen’s Day telly is now sorted.
# Missing
Appeal for missing John Byrne
Byrne was last seen outside St James’s Hospital in Dublin on St Stephen’s Day morning.
# Sales
Retailers report up to 10 per cent rise in St Stephen's day sales
Retailers are also feeling positive about 2013, saying that they may see an upturn in sales.
# smash and grab
'Do they sell dignity?' - the best tweets from the St Stephen's Day sales
They came. They saw. They spent their Christmas money.
# Retail
Christmas shoppers and sales up on 2011 says Retail Excellence Ireland
Good news for retailers from the evidence so far on St Stephen’s Day says the retail representative body.
# Shopping
Early morning for eager shoppers as St Stephen's Day sales begin
Did you queue up early this morning? These people did…