Real Santa

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Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe. He   has received a windfall in corporation tax receipts this year. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Santa has come early for Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe. The tax revenue figures to the end of November represented the best Christmas present f(...)

Santa Claus Conquers the Martians: terrible, but features an eight-year-old Pia Zadora as a Martian child

Is it too early for a feature on Santa Claus in cinema? Well, tough. You’re getting one anyway. The decorations are up. The latest version of the Grin(...)

Elf Patrick Freyne with Santa Claus at Arnotts.  Photograph: Alan Betson

The cornerstones of “elf training” are spelled out in bullet points. They include: Be entertaining, positive and happy. Help create the magic of Chr(...)

St Nicholas of Myra, said to be the inspiration for Santa Claus, as visualised after facial reconstruction by scientists in Liverpool

At last, it can be revealed what Santa Claus really looks like. Away with your Victorian or Coca Cola images. This is the real, real thing, as establi(...)

 Primary school teacher Laura (28), from Clontarf and deputy principal Ian (32), from Blanchardstown, first met in Ian’s classroom in Rutland (...)

Illustration: Alan Clarke

Honor asks what the fock we’re doing here. There’s literally no Christmas cheer in the girl, even though it’s only however many days to go until th(...)