In past years, kids kept for some reason thinking Santa was someone they knew, say organisers. (Parent advisory)
Issue 69: Jessica Rooney Deane
“For this illustration, I wanted to show the different things happening in the house around Christmas time and the little elements that only turn up at Christmas, like the Toy Show and tins of sweets.”
The Christmas Merchant
The story of Samuel Stavenhagen, the man who brought baubles to Dublin.
In Chapelizod, an Annual Extravagance of Christmas Lights
Each year about now, the calls start. For locals and those from further afield, a visit to the Strawberry Hall pub has become an annual Christmas tradition.
Has Christmas Come Sooner Than Usual to the City Centre?
Over the years, there hasn’t been a uni-directional Christmas Creep in the city centre. It’s been more like a Christmas Ebb and Flow.
At Christmastime, Free Soft Drinks for Drivers, but Few Takers
As part of the Designated Driver campaign, pubs and restaurants have for 12 years been offering sober drivers free soft drinks.