The Christmas RTÉ Guide is a festive staple in many households and this year's cover is another winner, based on Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol.

The cover features Ryan Tubridy, Graham Norton, Ray D'arcy, Mrs Brown (Brendan O'Carroll), Miriam O'Callaghan, Gay Byrne, Sinead Kennedy, Marty Morrissey, Jean Byrne, Bridget & Eamon (Jennifer Zamparelli and Bernard O'Shea), Sharon Ní Bheoláin, Bryan Dobson, Red Rock's Farrah (Denise McCormack) and Paul (Tony Tormey). And of course, the ever-present Christmas Guide cover star, Pat Shortt.

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Wonder will this cover follow last year's award-winner which won the Cover of the Year at the 2016 Irish Magazine Awards on Friday? The Editor, Catherine Lee was delighted to accept the honour at Dublin city Hall.

The winner of the IMA 2016 Cover of the Year award
The winner of the IMA 2016 Cover of the Year award