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Farrell's Ireland 'want to be a team that the Irish public love watching'
The new head coach is keen for his pack to be aggressive and dominant.
# bread boats
Quiz: Are these real or fake New Year's traditions?
Do people actually do any of these?
# they eat what?!
Quiz: Which of these strange Christmas traditions are real?
Which of these traditions – from South Africa, Estonia, Norway and Australia – are real.
# traditions
What's the most beloved Christmas tradition you have?
Tell us.
'Only for Hallowe’en surviving in America, it probably would have died out here'
We have an underlying lack of confidence in Ireland and continually throw the baby out with the bathwater, writes Michael Fortune.
# sweet baby jesus
You may not have heard of these strange Christmas traditions from across the world
From the kooky to the downright bizarre, not everyone celebrates 25 December like us.
# sponsored by Honda
Open thread: What's your one tip to make Christmas feel magical?
Tell us what makes Christmas for you. 
# sponsored by Leopardstown
QUIZ: Can We Guess Your Favourite Christmas Tradition?
It can’t be ALL of them, OK?
# oh christmas tree
Why do we put up Christmas trees?
And what do they symbolise?
# the rising
"A dangerous lie": Micheál Martin rubbishes Sinn Féin's connection with 1916
Gerry Adams dismissed Martin’s comments as a “hysterical rant”.
# tasty traditions
Buns, bonnets and chocolate - what have they got to do with Easter?
Even chimps love hot cross buns.
# grand friday
7 things to do if you're staying in on Good Friday
You’ve got to start thinking outside the box for these holidays.
# trad-notions
11 of the most non-traditional Irish Christmas traditions
Just think, would your granny have done it?
# smashing
VIDEO: US university students throw a piano off a roof
Yeah, this is strange.
# easter
What has Easter got to do with buns, bonnets and bunnies?
What do buns, bunnies and bonnets have to do with Easter? We take a look at the traditions.
# easter
Easter: Fascinating traditions around the world
Different countries celebrate Easter in different ways – from easter trees to dancing around eggs, we take a look at some of the unusual and interesting traditions.
# nollaig na mban
Have yourself a merry Women's Little Christmas
Ten things you might not have known about today’s celebration of Nollaig na mBan… nor might you want to.