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Last night.

Queen’s Rd, Dún Laoghaire, county Dublin.

Gift-wishing tyke Christian Doyle (above) getting his letter off to Santa at an official Santa Post Box placed outside the Lexicon library. Santa (top) insists there is no need for a stamp but adds: “Make sure to include an address so I can reply to every single one”.

Apart from dlr LexIcon, Santa Post Boxes are in place at Marlay Park in Rathfarnham, Deerpark in Mount Merrion and Cabinteely Park.

Or simply put them up the chimney.

Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland

Ah here.

This afternoon.

Dáil Éireann.

There’s a pair of them in it.


This morning.

Via Eilish O’Regan in the Irish Independent:

It’s a tempting prospect. But could a speedy roll-out of Covid-19 booster shots be the key to avoiding a return of restrictions this winter and saving Christmas?

It takes just one booster jab this time around to reboot the defences of a fully vaccinated person in only two weeks.

Boosters could potentially do a lot of the heavy lifting. But how far across the population do you go with the offer of a booster? It’s a dilemma that will not go away.

It’s for your own elf.

Explainer: how the fast roll-out of booster shots could be key to saving Christmas (Independent.ie)