# christmas - Thursday 25 December, 2014
Christmas can be the worst time of the year for some – but there is help out there.
The struggle is real.
According to the Intermountain and Colorado Catholic newspaper.
Not everyone has the day off and many gardaí will spend today away from their families.
It all started with an obituary placed in the Galway Advertiser.
Many fathers in Ireland will not see their children at all today.
But enjoy the crisp and dry while you can.
Braving the waters today? Be careful out there — and never ever drink and swim.
This is beautiful.
The IWantThisDeal.ie Facebook page is full of complaints about the site.
# christmas - Wednesday 24 December, 2014
For starters, there’s the ‘s**ting log’ and a finger-lickin’ bucket of cheer.
The big question.
Glen Hansard, The Coronas, Paddy Casey and Damien Rice all joined the fun.
Fear not. We have got you covered.
And vice versa – send your messages to family and friends living abroad.
Tuam Stars players have travelled home to remember a deceased clubmate.
Here are the shows that’ll be on your Twitter timeline later.
We asked a cross-party group of deputies what they want from Santa…
Festive Massey Fergusons.
Ending a relationship at this time of year can magnify the perception that everyone else is having a great time with their loved ones.
‘I think Mary would have been a lot like Mrs. Brown’…
Stay away from eggnog, kids.
What is your tradition?
Oh, I can’t wait to see those faces.
We’re second in the EU28 for recycling – but here’s how we could do a hell of a lot better.
# christmas - Tuesday 23 December, 2014
Christmas cheer? Never heard of it.
We’ve had a taste for the stuff since before people were people — according to one scientist.
Patrick O’Donnell works with sex workers, drug users, homeless people and undocumented migrants in Limerick.
Is someone cutting onions in here?
Parents have commended the staff for their excellent care over the Christmas period.
She’s old enough to know.