Christmas tagged posts

You Better Watch Out, It’s Toy Show Night!

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Ryan Tubridy on the Toy Show set in a black and red Christmas Jumper.

There’s no need for an intro, it’s the biggest silliest TV event of the year!

The all-singing, all-dancing, all demonstrating televisual Christmas jumper wearing extravaganza, watched annually by zillions of people far and wide and known quite simply as The Toy Show.

TV schools say never to work with animals, children or toys that require batteries, but thankfully someone was out that day and years later said, “here’s a mad idea” and for over 40 years now its been our gift to the world.

This yea...

Hear That? It’s Christmas FM!

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An old fashioned radio, coloured red with a goldenn bow on top

The soundtrack to Christmas is here and this year it’s raising funds for Focus Ireland.

Like the imagined sound of footsteps on the roof, the excitement is off the charts once I hear Christmas FM! And until December 26th, the station is live to bring us the magic of Christmas with all of the cheerful tunes we know and love, mixed with some lesser known gems and a sprinkling of new Christmas music from Ireland and around the world.

This time of year is all about people coming together and getting...

Christmas TV Ads: The Class of 2016

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A christmas tree with lights with a TV to the right

A dog on a trampoline, a talking carrot and Mrs Claus in a helicopter…

No, it’s not a bad Christmas cracker joke, they’ve all taken centre stage in this year’s army of Christmas ads!

Once, their arrival heralded the beginning of the festive season, but their thunder has somewhat been stolen by YouTube as each one is now just a quick search away...

Just Getting Started!

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Red & Green Baubles with Gold Stars

Hello there! And welcome to the very first post on the Must Be Christmas blog!

Things are literally just getting going. Or to put it in Christmas terms, I haven’t even thought about whether or not to have Turkey this year! But I hope you can stick with me as I get busy in the virtual workshop and the excitement ramps up to the big day.

I’ve always loved Christmas, especially the build up to Christmas day – which is why I decided to create Must Be Christmas...