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The Big Christmas FM Ireland Survey 2016

The results of the Annual Christmas FM Ireland survey (2016) are in! We're still a generous lot! It’s revealed that we are a generous nation with...

Christmas Around the World – Great Britain

In Great Britain, Christmas is celebrated very similar to Ireland, with families usually getting together to watch each other open their presents. Most gather...

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...

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...

Christmas Around the World – Canada

Canada is a vast country with people of many different cultural backgrounds, and there are lots of different Christmas traditions there. Indeed, many of the traditions and...

The Caganer – Catalonia’s Naughty Nativity Figure

As seen in the our 'Christmas Around the World' series, the world is full of varying Christmas traditions. While traditions are often carried from place to place as generations...

Christmas Around the World – Germany

In Germany, Christmas celebrations are largely based around the period of Advent in December, and several types of Advent calendars are used in German homes....

9 Fantastic Facts About Christmas Trees

Oh Christmas trees, oh Christmas trees. On the surface, it's a little difficult to see what the association is between the seasonal celebration and our favourite...

Christmas Around the World – USA

As Christmas celebrations go, the United States of America has a huge range of different traditions and customs because of its multicultural nature. Many are similar...

Why Is Holly Associated With Christmas?

After mistletoe, holly is probably the most festive flower there is. Its evergreen nature means its leaves are more thick-skinned than most other flowers and shrubs, giving it...

ALL ABOUT CHRISTMAS

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