Each and every family has its very own traditions, some that have been passed down for generations and some that have popped up in more modern circumstances.
Christmastide in Ireland is full of little celebrations, stories and habits – which makes it a wonderful time to learn about and enjoy our heritage. Some of the things I’ve listed below have been adapted for a more contemporary Christmas, while others exist as they always have done – but all of them tell their own tale of an Irish Noël.
Do your family share any of these yuletide quirks? Tell us your favourite Christmas tradition in the comments!