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Thu. 08 Dec. 2022

Christmas Shopping Spree

Christmas Shopping Starts 1977

December 8th is traditionally they day that marks the beginning of the Christmas season in Ireland.

Christmas crib at Mansion House (1967)

Angels At The Mansion House 1967

The blessing of the crib and some young carol singers signal the start of Christmas at the Mansion House in Dublin.

VAT on Homes (2002)

VAT On Homes 2002

New Value Added Tax rate makes it even more expensive for anyone buying a house.

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Temperatures Hit Record Low

Temperatures Hit Record Low 2010

Freezing weather with record low temperatures continue to cause problems in the lead up to Christmas with traffic chaos, and the closure of schools and airports. The treacherous conditions are causing problems nationwide.

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Christmas Past On RTÉ

The Late Late Toy Show, children give their account of the birth of Jesus, Irish troops celebrate Christmas in the Middle East and five for twenty the wrapping paper.

Housing Conditions in Ireland

In less than 50 years, Ireland went from a critical housing deficit to a property glut.

World War I

An exploration of the silhouetted history of Ireland and the Great War with first-hand witness accounts.