Northern Irish make-up artist Jordan Humphries has become an online star after her spoof video of Mariah Carey’s classic All I Want For Christmas went viral. Jordan altered the lyrics to make the song more relevant to her, and instead of just wanting her loved one for Christmas, all she wants is food!
The Derry Girls cast took on the daunting challenge of trying to impress judges Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith in a special Christmas special of the Great British Bake Off. Derry Girls and the Great British Bake Off have been two of Channel 4’s most successful programs of recent times so the obvious thing to… Continue reading Derry Girls tease fans with Bake Off tweets ahead of Christmas special
An Irish filmmaker produced a video of Dublin at Christmas to encourage people to take a moment during their busy lives and appreciate the beauty of their city.
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has delivered a message to Irish people living abroad, appealing to them to consider returning home not just for Christmas, but for good. Each year thousands of people fly in from Australia, America, Britain and Europe to spend the holiday season with their loved ones.
An Irish Mammy was given the perfect surprise after she won a Christmas hamper from her local radio station. Noreen O’Meara is a regular listener of Red FM in Co Cork. She was told she had won a competition for ‘Mother of the Year’ and that the prize was a delicious Christmas hamper with turkey,… Continue reading Irish Mammy receives perfect Christmas surprise
A group of students have created a wonderful video of a medley of the best Christmas songs – all sung in Irish. The video was filmed at Liffey Valley Shopping Centre and it looks like a great time was had by all. The music begins with a young man delivering a great Irish version of… Continue reading Medley of classic Christmas songs – sung in Irish
Every year families gather together and spend some quality time to celebrate Christmas. Great food, presents and drinks shared with loved ones make Christmas many people’s favourite time of the year. But what do Irish people like most about the festive season?
This year Irish parents will spend an average of €254 on each of their children for Christmas according to a survey carried out by MummyPages.ie. In the age of expensive xBoxs, iPads, laptops and beauty products parents are under increasing pressures to deliver an extra special Christmas present for their children and are paying the… Continue reading How much do Irish parents spend on Christmas?
People in Ireland will be spending less on Christmas this year, according to a survey carried out by iReach insights. They found that the average spend is expected to be €563, down from an average €600 last year. Each year many people feel under pressure to spend more than they can afford on their loved… Continue reading How are Ireland's Christmas spending habits changing?
A Christmas advert produced by local retailers and businesses in Ballymena has become an internet sensation and is providing a welcome boost for the town. The advert tells the story of a Christmas bear who gets lost by his courier and has to struggle round the shops and cafes of Ballymena to be re-united with… Continue reading Ballymena Bear Christmas advert big hit online