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# christmas - Wednesday 25 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge 17 toys that might make you cry with nostalgia Remember These?

17 toys that might make you cry with nostalgia

OOF! Right in the childhood.

From The Daily Edge This online forum helps strangers save Christmas for children in need Warm Fuzzies

This online forum helps strangers save Christmas for children in need

It’s a Reddit Christmas miracle.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Working as a firefighter over the festive period can be hard – but it’s worth it Opinion

Column: Working as a firefighter over the festive period can be hard – but it’s worth it

Our control centre handles fire and rescue calls for the whole of Leinster, so we’re always busy, but Christmas and New Year can often be when we’re needed most, writes Trevor Hunt.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s what Tom Crean and friends were having for dinner, inching through the ice 99 years ago today… Christmas Dinner
From The Daily Edge How many of these retro Irish Christmas stamps can you remember? Signed Sealed Delivered
From The Daily Edge Bored? Here’s the Christmas episode of Glenroe from 1995 Biddy And Miley

Bored? Here’s the Christmas episode of Glenroe from 1995

That theme music. Like nostalgia in a bottle.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Nothing guarantees peace on Earth like classic Christmas movie Opinion

Column: Nothing guarantees peace on Earth like classic Christmas movie

In the midst of all this joyous chaos, it’s nice to be able to sit back and enjoy a holiday flick… but what exactly counts as a Christmas movie?

From TheJournal.ie Pictures: Ireland celebrates Christmas (& clear skies) with icy dips, strolls on the strand Taking The Plunge
From The Daily Edge A Definitive Ranking of Irish Christmas Chocolates, From Worst To Best Choc Charts

A Definitive Ranking of Irish Christmas Chocolates, From Worst To Best

What are you stuffing your face with there? Oh. That’s controversial.

From The Daily Edge 13 photos of vintage celebrities owning Christmas Follow The Star

13 photos of vintage celebrities owning Christmas

Nobody does Christmas like old famous people.

From TheJournal.ie Car bomb targeting Christmas mass in Baghdad leaves 17 dead Iraq

Car bomb targeting Christmas mass in Baghdad leaves 17 dead

A further 34 were injured in the attack, which happened in the Dura area of the Iraqi capital.

From The Daily Edge (Not The) Christmas Day RTÉ Guide Christmas Telly

(Not The) Christmas Day RTÉ Guide

What’s ACTUALLY on telly today, courtesy of @YourRTEGuide.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Christmas Day 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Christmas Day

Good morning. Here are the nine things you need to know as you tear the wrapping from those gifts and contemplate whether it’s too early to have that first Baileys…

From The Daily Edge Here are some lovely Christmas memories as shared by you! Memories

Here are some lovely Christmas memories as shared by you!

From heartwarming Santa sightings to farting at mass…

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Will you call into a neighbour today? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you call into a neighbour today?

On Christmas Day, is there someone outside the family that you’ll be checking in on?

From TheJournal.ie Christmas can ‘heighten feelings of loneliness and despair’ Loneliness

Christmas can ‘heighten feelings of loneliness and despair’

If you need to talk, there are people who want to listen.

From The Daily Edge 9 presents that may be grounds for disowning your family Oh...thanks

9 presents that may be grounds for disowning your family

At least one of these will make an appearance this year.

From The Score Rattling the All Blacks and GAA gold – I was there in 2013 Memories

Rattling the All Blacks and GAA gold – I was there in 2013

What was your sporting highlight of the year? Here’s some of the moments we witnessed.

From The Daily Edge Here are the stages of getting up on Christmas morning Did He Come?

Here are the stages of getting up on Christmas morning

… no matter how old you are

# christmas - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge Watch the Father Ted Christmas Special right here! Ireland's Biggest Lingerie Secton

Watch the Father Ted Christmas Special right here!

Take a break from the chaos and spend some time with some old friends.

From TheJournal.ie Ever flown through JFK airport? This is the moment it got its name. Poignant

Ever flown through JFK airport? This is the moment it got its name.

On Christmas Eve 50 years ago, the New York International Airport paid a poignant tribute to the fallen US president.

From The Daily Edge 11 things that will certainly happen at Christmas Mass O Come All Ye Faithful

11 things that will certainly happen at Christmas Mass

Because Christmas Mass is vastly different to ordinary Mass.

From The Daily Edge Patrick Stewart narrating A Christmas Carol is all you need this evening Bah Humbug
From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Here’s how the White House gets decorated for Christmas White House

WATCH: Here’s how the White House gets decorated for Christmas

There’s even a 300-pound gingerbread house involved…

From The Daily Edge Need a last minute pressie? How about a Buckfast hamper? Get Bucky
From TheJournal.ie ‘A taser for the Ceann Comhairle’: Here’s what our politicians are asking Santa for this Christmas Christmas Wishes

‘A taser for the Ceann Comhairle’: Here’s what our politicians are asking Santa for this Christmas

Even TDs and Senators are writing letters to the big fella in the North Pole this year…

From The Daily Edge 7 types you’ll definitely meet in your local pub on Christmas Eve Pub Pals

7 types you’ll definitely meet in your local pub on Christmas Eve

Is the local on Christmas Eve a tradition? So is bumping into this lot.

From TheJournal.ie Open Thread: Leave a Christmas message for your loved ones Missing You

Open Thread: Leave a Christmas message for your loved ones

Are you working out time difference to see when your loved ones will be up? Send your thoughts to those you’re missing.

From The Daily Edge Check out this incredible “freedom tree” in Dublin Airport Star Spangled Tree
From TheJournal.ie How a wrong number led to the NORAD Santa-tracker Crossed Lines

How a wrong number led to the NORAD Santa-tracker

Volunteers will answer 70,000 calls and 12,000 emails today. All because a department store got a number wrong.

From The Daily Edge The Den Christmas Crisis: Ray, Zig and Zag save the day Scent Of Man

The Den Christmas Crisis: Ray, Zig and Zag save the day

It’s 1992’s Christmas Crisis, when the Scent of Man was stolen, Ray’s clock was broken, and Christmas was almost ruined…

From The Daily Edge Jennifer Lawrence visited a children’s hospital on Sunday in her continued expression of soundness Entertainer Of The Year
From TheJournal.ie Edward Snowden to deliver Channel 4′s Alternative Christmas Message Surveillance

Edward Snowden to deliver Channel 4′s Alternative Christmas Message

It’s now 20 years since the British broadcaster began airing its alternative to the Queen’s annual televised address.

From TheJournal.ie After the exodus: Eerie Christmas Day photos of empty Dublin streets Ghost Town This post contains images

After the exodus: Eerie Christmas Day photos of empty Dublin streets

Ever wondered what goes on in the capital when everyone’s ‘home for the holidays’? Not much, it turns out…

From The Daily Edge Here’s the proof that Home Alone is Die Hard for kids in one image Filthy Animals
From TheJournal.ie Just 42 people on trolleys but ‘one snowflake doesn’t make a white Christmas’ Trolley Watch

Just 42 people on trolleys but ‘one snowflake doesn’t make a white Christmas’

The numbers are down significantly on last year when 107 people spent Christmas on trolleys in hospitals around the country.

From TheJournal.ie Taking a Christmas swim? Be careful, says Coast Guard Water Safety

Taking a Christmas swim? Be careful, says Coast Guard

Heavy swells and high swells will make the seas a dangerous place tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar waives fees and charges for Santa as mystery surrounds time he’ll reach Ireland Santa

Varadkar waives fees and charges for Santa as mystery surrounds time he’ll reach Ireland

The Transport Minister has confirmed that the Irish Aviation Authority has waived fees and charges for the big fella…

From The Daily Edge Which of these bad Christmas wrappers are you? Thought That Counts

Which of these bad Christmas wrappers are you?

Bad at wrapping presents? It’s ok, you’re not alone.

From The Daily Edge The 13 emotions of a Christmas Eve shopping panic Panic

The 13 emotions of a Christmas Eve shopping panic

It’s Christmas tomorrow and you have NOTHING.