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Fiona Diffley writes:

My sister’s dog Paulie says “Christmas. Yay…” complete with eye-roll.


Maeve Murphy writes:

Presenting Winnie, when she’s not touring Ireland in her ‘Upcycled Hot Water Bottle Cover Clancy Brothers’ tribute Jumper in our VW Camper she wraps up in Christmas Lights.


Aida Mullen writes

Buttons Gracie Mullen is not in the least bit embarrassed by this Christmas carry on.


Pauline writes:

Here’s Mr Boo enjoying xmas in his own Santa coat. He loves it….sort of.


Elaine writes:

Penny chilling out with her Christmas headband, she also has a little Christmas scarf on too ;) Sat still for a few seconds before trying to demolish her get-up…

The photos don’t lie.

They love this time of year.

Earlier: YOUR Happy Xmas Pets

Does your pet adore the yule like these pine-scented scamps above? Pets at Xmas marked ‘My Pet At Xmas’ to


All the great writers were there.

Some of the glitzy literati at The Bored Gosh Book Awards at The Double Tree by Hilton Hotel (formerly The Burlington), Dublin this evening.

From top: Jeffrey Archer and Rachel Allen; Brian O’Driscoll; Grahan Norton (centre) with Cecelia Ahern (left) and Cathy Kelly.

Winners and whatnot to follow.

Pics: Patrick Bolger


Further to the ‘controversial’ Irish-Made Stocking Filler, The Man Box by Grand Grand.

Fergus at GrandGrand has given us TWO boxes  stuffed with manly stuff worth €25 EACH for TWO lucky men.

Just complete this sentence.

My man could use a box because___________________________________________

Lines MUST close at 2.45pm 3.15pm

Earlier: Stocking Filler – For Man


Friday November 28: Eglo Records Night – Floating Points, Fatima & Live Band, Alex Nut, Colm K @ The Sugar Club, Leeson Street, Dublin (€20)

Nialler9 writes:

Alexander Nut and Floating Points’ London Label is one of the best in the UK for electronic and soulful music. On Friday, both founders will be DJing and playing live and the presence of the singer Fatima (above performing La Neta), who released one of my favourite albums of the year makes it a must-see.

Nialler9′s Gig Guide November 25-December 1 (Nialler9)

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Tony the Turtle.

An Irish-made reptile-based stocking filler for little people that “see the world differently”

Robert writes:

A friend of mine has self-published some fantastic illustrative books to help children understand other children who have sensory perception disorder (Autism). She is self-promoting these books at present and would love to reach a wider audience.. The Tony the Turtle books are beautifully produced and really relevant in today’s world. Oh and an excellent stocking filler…

Tony The Turtle

Tony The Turtle (Facebook)

Irish-Made Stocking fillers to No fee just cuddles.



For your consideration

A collection of Alan Clarke’s wonderful drawings that accompanied the text of Ross O’Carroll Kelly’s bestselling books including Nama Mia (above).

Available as a satiric if slightly D4-priced stocking filler for the Dubes-wearing person in your life.

*turns up collar*

The Ort Of Ross O’Carroll Kelly 

Irish-made stocking fillers to marked ‘Irish-Made Stocking Fillers’. No fee just a cheery wave.

Thanks Annie West