A Nativity stained glass scene at the Abbey Stained Glass Studios in Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson

At carol services in cathedrals and churches across these islands, the celebration of Christmas Eve truly begins with the well-loved carol ‘Once in Ro(...)

The Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols is one of the comforting and stable traditions of Christmas throughout the English-speaking world. It has beco(...)

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