# christmas - Tuesday 24 December, 2013
Volunteers will answer 70,000 calls and 12,000 emails today. All because a department store got a number wrong.
It’s 1992’s Christmas Crisis, when the Scent of Man was stolen, Ray’s clock was broken, and Christmas was almost ruined…
Ever wondered what goes on in the capital when everyone’s ‘home for the holidays’? Not much, it turns out…
Why didn’t we see it before?
The numbers are down significantly on last year when 107 people spent Christmas on trolleys in hospitals around the country.
Heavy swells and high swells will make the seas a dangerous place tomorrow.
The Transport Minister has confirmed that the Irish Aviation Authority has waived fees and charges for the big fella…
Bad at wrapping presents? It’s ok, you’re not alone.
It’s Christmas tomorrow and you have NOTHING.
The slump pre-Christmas means big sales from St Stephens’ Day, says a representative group.
The short yet agonising wait until Santa arrived at last.
Christmas is a tough on the purse strings, so what have you spent?
We feel your pain, worker bees.
Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you begin your Christmas Eve.
Money went to HHT Ireland, a charity founded in memory of young Swords man.
Scotland Yard says it is looking for a woman they believe took a small tree from a care home.
St Stephens Day is one of the busiest times on Ireland’s hills and small mountains.
Pottage, cheap pies and lethal take-aways; medieval spreads weren’t too appetising for commoners, writes Fin Dwyer.
# christmas - Monday 23 December, 2013
Everyone’s talking about tonight’s big storm, the St Vincent’s salary revelations and Alan Shatter’s Santa message…
Gusts of up to 130km are forecast, as the severe weather system passes to the northwest of the country.
Christmas jumpers? WHAT Christmas jumpers?
Please someone, give us a lift instead.
Just what Grafton St needs on Christmas Eve… Bono.
Whether you’re 9 or 95, those Christmas feelings are always the same.
Get the tissues ready.
Go on, admit it. There isn’t a flippin’ battery in the house.
Two days to go and the Kerry-based TD has been on Santa’s lap asking for all sorts…
The wind is wreaking havoc on the One Direction singer’s travel plans.
From BOD’s DVD to Brolly’s book, we’ve got it all covered.
There’s just no place like home.
‘It’s not for me to tell him what to do’ — Ryder Cup skipper backs Rory McIlroy to work through form problems
It’s going to be a big year for McGinley.
From a documentary about ROG to lots of Gary Lineker, there’s plenty to keep you off the streets over the next week.
Repak expects to recycle 44,000 tonnes of packaging waste over the Christmas period.
From Subutteo to Roller Blades and everything in between.
The most festive four-wheel drive in Ireland.
Sometimes people call Samaritans at Christmas who might never normally do so. It could be the first Christmas they are bereaved, the could feel isolated, or they could have major money worries. We’re there to listen.
# christmas - Sunday 22 December, 2013
If you’re anxious about how Christmas is going to work out now that your family unit is changing, try to step back and prioritise, says Bernadette Ryan.