From annuals to zeds: Your ultimate A-Z guide to Christmas

Irish Times | Dec 13, 2021 at 1:00 AM
  • Boxing Day: We don’t obviously have Boxing Day in Ireland and anyone who uses the phrase is rightly eyed with deep suspicion – but on the off chance you have ever wondered why they do have it across the Irish Sea then today is your day.
  • The New Testament might not be as long or as dense as the Old Testament but it is still pretty long and pretty dense but at no point anywhere in the good book is the birthday of Christ mentioned.
  • Wear layers so you can strip off a little in the shops, know what you want and where it is in the shop before Christmas and then get in and get out with all your shopping done before 10am.