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A greener Christmas

Iseult Reid weighs up the options for a more environmentally friendly Christmas

The time has come to consider ‘greening’ our Christmases. The mass amount of waste created by the holiday is extremely polluting. The methane and carbon dioxide gas created by landfill as this waste decomposes is contributing to the greenhouse gas

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Wrestling for meaning after Christmas

Sorcha Ní Cheallaigh reflects on the significance of the stress that comes with shopping at the end of the festive period

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“I took part in the Boxing Day Sales this year… on Christmas Day”

Today is the day we’re traditionally meant to take down the Christmas decorations we were once so worried about. When I was 11 years old, my cousin

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Rising consumerism at Christmas

Irish households are set to spend €720 on Christmas this year

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It’s pretty intuitive that in December people are more likely to part with their hard earned cash than in any other month. With turkeys, trees, and tinsel all to be bought, on top of the pressure of buying presents, Christmas

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The fashion industry makes us puppets of consumerism

We’re bombarded by marketing in almost every form of media, pushed to engage in faster and faster fashion.

I arrive at front gate in the morning. The route I take to the Hamilton depends on how I look that day. If it’s a good day I’ll barrel down past the Arts Building and the Berkeley. If I’m feeling

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