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Dublin: 4 °C Friday 27 March, 2015

#Christmas

# christmas - Thursday 19 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Irish people were feeling super generous last year Giving

Irish people were feeling super generous last year

With the economy on the up charities are beginning to reap the benefits

# christmas - Monday 9 February, 2015

From Business ETC Lower prices at the petrol pumps means you’re spending more in the shops Cash To Splash

Lower prices at the petrol pumps means you’re spending more in the shops

However, women didn’t invest in too many winter coats this season.

# christmas - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

From Business ETC Festive sales helped the Government rake in loads of tax Bargains

Festive sales helped the Government rake in loads of tax

The Government took in almost €4.2 billion in tax last month.

# christmas - Thursday 29 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Many of us had €12.50 to spare over Christmas Generosity

Many of us had €12.50 to spare over Christmas

And two out of three of you gave more than you did in 2013.

# christmas - Friday 23 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Irish people spent a LOT of money over the Christmas period Bling Bling

Irish people spent a LOT of money over the Christmas period

We bought a lot of jewellery.

# christmas - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Fears that deaths by suicide rose over Christmas period Depression

Fears that deaths by suicide rose over Christmas period

Calls to Console’s helpline rose by one third over the festive season.

# christmas - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Almost 700 people arrested for drink driving over festive period – 13 on Christmas Day Enforcement Campaign

Almost 700 people arrested for drink driving over festive period – 13 on Christmas Day

Gardaí have confirmed that 17 people were killed on the roads between December 1 and January 4 while 32 people were seriously injured.

# christmas - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Two arrests over death of man attacked with his guitar Matthew Goddard

Two arrests over death of man attacked with his guitar

There have been a number of other arrests in connection with Matthew Goddard’s death. So far, no-one has been charged.

# christmas - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge 6 little Nollaig na mBan miracles God Bless Us Everyone

6 little Nollaig na mBan miracles

Quality Street behind the couch!

# christmas - Monday 5 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Open thread: How are you coping with the first day back to work? Monday Blues

Open thread: How are you coping with the first day back to work?

Just a couple more hours and you’re home free…

# christmas - Sunday 4 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge 9 undeniable symptoms of Post-Christmas Holiday Fear The Fear

9 undeniable symptoms of Post-Christmas Holiday Fear

Tips and tricks to diagnose and treat the dreaded Fear.

# christmas - Saturday 3 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Photos: Sad scenes at Dublin Airport as Irish emigrants say goodbye Come Back Soon This post contains images
From TheJournal.ie Grandparents and teen who died in Glasgow bin lorry crash are laid to rest RIP

Grandparents and teen who died in Glasgow bin lorry crash are laid to rest

The three members of the same family died when a lorry crashed into them last month.

# christmas - Friday 2 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Torture, abuse and a suspect’s death: An RUC holding centre used during the Troubles Castlereagh This post contains images

Torture, abuse and a suspect’s death: An RUC holding centre used during the Troubles

Bobby Hanvey was the only photographer allowed to take pictures before the building was demolished.

# christmas - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s how to open a bottle of wine without a corkscrew Open Sesame

Here’s how to open a bottle of wine without a corkscrew

You may need this advice later tonight.

From The Daily Edge Granddad gets drone for Christmas, flies it into his own face Where's Granddad
From TheJournal.ie Man dies after being assaulted in Christmas Day robbery South Yorkshire

Man dies after being assaulted in Christmas Day robbery

The thief stole a Playstation 3 and some cash before fleeing the scene.

From The Daily Edge This little boy’s delighted reaction to Santa’s visit is what Christmas is all about Santa's Here

This little boy’s delighted reaction to Santa’s visit is what Christmas is all about

He just can’t believe Santa left footprints.

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100k sportive in 12 weeks? No problem if you follow this plan…

It’s time to squeeze back into that latex onesie, my friend.

# christmas - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Man accidentally charged €76,000 for Christmas wrapping paper Overcharged
From The Daily Edge Families are filming teenagers’ meltdowns after getting One Direction tickets for Christmas Aaaahhhhhhh
From The Daily Edge Play-Doh made a toy that looks like a willy, and they’re absolutely mortified about it

Play-Doh made a toy that looks like a willy, and they’re absolutely mortified about it

So mortified, they’re deleting every post about it from their Facebook page.

From The Daily Edge These people are ruining regifting for everyone and must be stopped Tis The Season

# christmas - Monday 29 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Who was playing games in 2014? Half a billion people… Fun And Games

Who was playing games in 2014? Half a billion people…

From virtual to reality, what do gamers look like in 2014?

From TheJournal.ie Photos: No white Christmas but Ireland is still a winter wonderland Frosty This post contains images

Photos: No white Christmas but Ireland is still a winter wonderland

Last night temperatures plummeted to -7 Celsius. It’s cold, but it sure is pretty.

From The Daily Edge Grandmother has priceless reaction to getting iPhone for Christmas No Thanks

Grandmother has priceless reaction to getting iPhone for Christmas

“I really am not equipped to handle one of these things.”

From The Daily Edge 7 superb descriptions for the period between Christmas and New Years The Taint

# christmas - Sunday 28 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Detectives appeal for info on 1996 murder of sex worker in Dublin Belinda Pereira

Detectives appeal for info on 1996 murder of sex worker in Dublin

Gardaí believe people may have information relevant to their investigations.

From The Daily Edge 11 of this year’s Christmas cracker jokes that will make you give up on the world Groan
From TheJournal.ie Ads for Transformer toys and Barbie’s Star Traveller were a big worry in the 1980s…. Recession

Ads for Transformer toys and Barbie’s Star Traveller were a big worry in the 1980s….

The country was in the midst of a recession with unemployment up to 16.1%.

From The Daily Edge Christmas holiday limbo is in full swing. What day even is it? Ch-limbo

Christmas holiday limbo is in full swing. What day even is it?

We have the answers that matter.

# christmas - Saturday 27 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: Christmas expectations vs reality It's All Over

Column: Christmas expectations vs reality

Real Christmas trees, trips to see Santa, and snow – these are all much better in your head.

From TheJournal.ie From old to new: My childhood teddy Lamby pays a visit to the Doll and Teddy Bear Hospital Casualty
From TheJournal.ie The topless woman who tried to steal Baby Jesus out of the Vatican’s crib has been released Femen

The topless woman who tried to steal Baby Jesus out of the Vatican’s crib has been released

Ukrainian Iana Azhdanova was arrested and taken into custody on Thursday after she snatched the figurine.

From The Daily Edge 16 apps that will slay your boredom every time Bored No More
From The Daily Edge Watch this kid’s magical reaction to capturing Santa on hidden camera Santa Spotting
From The Daily Edge Tesco tried to help people use up their Christmas leftovers, but it didn’t quite go to plan Wizardry
From The Daily Edge The 14 stages of coping with a Christmas hangover Pass The Rock Shandy

The 14 stages of coping with a Christmas hangover

Why is there stuffing in your bed?

From The Daily Edge Little boy’s emotional reaction to his new puppy will warm your icy heart Puppy

# christmas - Friday 26 December, 2014

From Business ETC Handbags at dawn: People were literally pulling bargains out of each other’s hands this morning Winter Sales

Handbags at dawn: People were literally pulling bargains out of each other’s hands this morning

“People were literally grabbing at them — ‘I got it first… No, it’s mine’.”

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