Christmas Around the World – Ireland

In Ireland, the first tingle of Christmas feeling usually marks the start of the festive period for people, but officially, Christmas doesn’t start here...

You Won’t Believe What These U.S. Troopers Did To Save Christmas

We're well used to it as an annual threat, but it's been confirmed that the Grinch won't be stealing Christmas this year after 12 state troopers in the...

Christmas Around the World – Sweden

Christmas time in Sweden is celebrated a little differently to the rest of Europe. Instead of having the 25th of December or the Feast of...

A ‘Cracker’ of a story

Crackers are a feature at many Christmas dinner tables around the world. Not the edible ones, but the cardboard rolls, covered in paper and...

Christmas Around the World – Italy

Christmas in Italy is a largely Catholic celebration, with much made of the feast days in both the run up to Christmas and after...

Feeling lucky? You must be eating your mince pies!

A bit like Marmite, mince pies are a subject of great debate for foodies all around the world; but whether you love or hate...
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Bob Dylan Reads “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas”

His Jewish heritage might make it seem like he's not the most Christmassy of types, but singer-songwriter Bob Dylan still likes to embrace the holiday season...

How St. Nicholas Became Santa Clause

December 6th marks St. Nicholas' Day – the feast of the saint who we all know and love as Santa Clause. St. Nicholas' Day...

Why Does Rudolph Have A Red Nose?

While Santa's sleigh has always been pulled by reindeer, it wasn't until 1939 that Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer joined the team. But while Rudolph's bright red...
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Video Of Irish Pensioners Talking About Christmas ‘Long Ago’ Has Gone...

If you're looking for the true meaning of Christmas, look no further than 'Christmas In My Day' published by Taller Stories. The four and a...

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