What's hot and what's not
You sexy thingEquadorian hot chocolate from Grüb on George’s St. To die for
Getting OnJo Brand’s co-written black comedy set in an NHS geriatric ward in its third series. Dark humour at its finest
Sparkly runnersA dead cert for Santa’s list
Extrava-geansaísDrinking sessions with kitch Christmas sweaters
Mince piesToo early? No, we didn’t think so either
The capeMakes you feel like the heroine in some dark, Tim Burton fairytale. We’re all for character dressing these days.
Being CanadianMove over Justin Bieber, this week’s man is Mark Carney, new governor of the Bank of England
Irish AnimationBAFTAs all round for Jam Media’s Roy and Boulder Media’s Amazing World of Gumball
Salty Philip’s on the wallSelling in the Bald Barista for €20 each. The eco-fashion designer’s prints are cute and eye-catching
Screens for babesThe doctors advice is that all under-threes stay away, but this hasn’t stopped Fisher-Price from launching a new range of dribble-proof baby iPad cases
Loud librariesSeriously, full-blown chats in reading rooms? Take it outside!
Aimless storylinesThe Master disappoints with a meandering narrative despite a stellar cast
Hello, anyone home?Unattended cashier desks during Christmas mayhem. The Marie Celeste had better service
Abominable abductionsA 60ft inflatable snowman goes missing in Wicklow
TallifornicationYes, the race to the bottom is back, but now in Spain. Brace yourselves!