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#Christmas

# christmas - Thursday 11 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Stuck for a unique gift? Here’s what to get the person who has everything Gifted

Which games should you get for your Wii U this Christmas?

After a shaky start, Nintendo’s latest console has steadied the ship thanks to some great titles , but which ones are worth your attention?

From TheJournal.ie Christmas burglary crackdown: 26 arrests in Dublin … in one day Unwelcome Visitors

Christmas burglary crackdown: 26 arrests in Dublin … in one day

Twelve people have already been charged.

From TheJournal.ie The first ever Buckfast cocktail competition was held in Galway this week Buck Noggy Nog

The first ever Buckfast cocktail competition was held in Galway this week

The contest, which was open to every bar in Galway, was won by a concoction called ‘Buckfast Lives Forever’.

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From The Daily Edge Tesco just pulled off this heart-melting Christmas stunt in Ballincollig Christmas Wish
From The Daily Edge A definitive ranking of Cadbury Roses, from worst to best Roses
From TheJournal.ie Opinion: A simple act of kindness could help someone feeling alone at this time of year Loneliness

Opinion: A simple act of kindness could help someone feeling alone at this time of year

Spare a thought for those who will be on their own over the holiday period – this can be one of the worst times of the year.

# christmas - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge What Kind Of Christmas Shopper Are You?

What Kind Of Christmas Shopper Are You?

Are you smug and organised or a walking disaster? Take the quiz and find out.

Which games should you get for your Xbox One this Christmas?

Microsoft’s console has had a steady twelve months, but which games are worth paying attention to?

From The Score Harry Redknapp miming ‘Merry Christmas Everybody’, what more could you want to get into the festive spirit? On Song

Harry Redknapp miming ‘Merry Christmas Everybody’, what more could you want to get into the festive spirit?

Also featuring Shaun Wright Phillips (yes, him!) as Santa Clause.

From The Daily Edge New York Times ode to Dublin at Christmas will fill you with festive cheer Christmas In Dublin

New York Times ode to Dublin at Christmas will fill you with festive cheer

They compare Dublin to “a Christmas card”.

From The Daily Edge 10 telling symptoms your festive party season is in full swing Festigue

# christmas - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge 8 things you will find in every Irish Christmas stocking Stocking Stuffer

8 things you will find in every Irish Christmas stocking

Merry Christmas, here’s a satsuma.

From The Daily Edge Channel 4 says it never asked Morrissey to deliver alternative Christmas message Morrissey

Channel 4 says it never asked Morrissey to deliver alternative Christmas message

Singer claimed to have ‘politely declined’ the station’s offer.

Which games should you get for your Playstation 4 this Christmas?

The console has been a bright light in Sony’s troubled year, but which games should you look out for?

From The Daily Edge Roses are beating Quality Street in sales at the moment, but ONLY JUST War Of The Roses This post contains a poll
From The Daily Edge Irish sketch lays out 6 convincing reasons to completely hate Christmas Grinch
From The Daily Edge This is the only Christmas drinking game you need this year Drinking Game
From The Daily Edge 17 deadly Irish presents to sort your Secret Santa Tis The Season

17 deadly Irish presents to sort your Secret Santa

Ladies and gentlemen, start your Christmas lists…

From TheJournal.ie Cute kids? Check. Animals? Check. Christmas has arrived Mansion House This post contains images

Cute kids? Check. Animals? Check. Christmas has arrived

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

From TheJournal.ie The best gift you can give your child this Christmas is not a Snow-Glow Elsa… Christmas Time

# christmas - Monday 8 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Nonprofits are showing their books to reassure donors Fundraising

Nonprofits are showing their books to reassure donors

A new report found that the sector employs over 100,000 people.

From TheJournal.ie Here are the Gardaí’s 12 official Christmas safety tips ...ya Filthy Animals

Here are the Gardaí’s 12 official Christmas safety tips

Don’t ruin it for everyone, lads.

From TheJournal.ie Irish shoppers encouraged to ‘buy Irish’ to give businesses Christmas boost Get Em' Spending

Irish shoppers encouraged to ‘buy Irish’ to give businesses Christmas boost

Small businesses are hoping that the start of the shopping season will bring a boost.

From The Daily Edge 8 people who just can’t let culchie shopping day go December 8
From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Have yourself a mindful Christmas Mindfulness

Opinion: Have yourself a mindful Christmas

Some tips to help you enjoy a peaceful and magical celebration.

From TheJournal.ie Which counties are the biggest spenders in Ireland this Christmas? Cough Up

Which counties are the biggest spenders in Ireland this Christmas?

And how generous is Santa going to be in 2014?

# christmas - Sunday 7 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge The 7 horrors of the office Secret Santa Yule2014

The 7 horrors of the office Secret Santa

A lose-lose situation for everyone.

From TheJournal.ie Light up your December with family time in Smithfield Dublin

Light up your December with family time in Smithfield

Put the credit card away and have some down time.

From TheJournal.ie These websites are making it easier for people to adopt their perfect pet Forever Homes

These websites are making it easier for people to adopt their perfect pet

Rescue centres are desperately trying to convince people to avoid buying from breeders.

From TheJournal.ie Going shopping in Dublin? The Garda Christmas traffic plan begins today Commuter Stress

Going shopping in Dublin? The Garda Christmas traffic plan begins today

Operation ‘Open City’ aims to manages Dublin’s seasonal traffic.

# christmas - Saturday 6 December, 2014

From The Score Training and turkey: Getting through the festive season with your fitness intact Fitness Regime

Training and turkey: Getting through the festive season with your fitness intact

Here are some tips so you don’t become a lard-filled blimp over Christmas.

From TheJournal.ie Calling time: Smaller bars issue zero-tolerance warning on ’12 Pubs of Christmas’ Pints Of Pain

Calling time: Smaller bars issue zero-tolerance warning on ’12 Pubs of Christmas’

While the phenomenon is obviously great for business, some bar owners say they won’t be allowing groups of ’12 pubs’ drinkers darken their doors.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Have you finished your Christmas shopping yet? Your Say This post contains a poll
From The Daily Edge 8 horrors that will definitely happen while putting up the decorations Dusty
From TheJournal.ie Opinion: We can’t let bad charities sour us on doing good this Christmas Spread A Little Tenderness

Opinion: We can’t let bad charities sour us on doing good this Christmas

Giving to those in need is a special thing in a world where so much indifference and evil is given free rein; we cannot allow bad apples to shake our faith in good.

From TheJournal.ie Drug deliveries: Customs officers target An Post depots Christmas

Drug deliveries: Customs officers target An Post depots

Detection efforts have been stepped up in recent years as more people opt to buy gifts online.

From TheJournal.ie “Sometimes we have people sleeping on the floor of the recreation room” Homeless

“Sometimes we have people sleeping on the floor of the recreation room”

Will Minister Alan Kelly’s ‘beds for Christmas’ pledge be felt outside Dublin?

# christmas - Friday 5 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Mariah Carey’s vocals on live performance of All I Want For Christmas Is You will make you cringe Oh Mariah
From TheJournal.ie Poll: Have you put up your Christmas tree? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you put up your Christmas tree?

Or are you waiting until the 8th?