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As a person who normally jumps on the seasonal bandwagon in the lead up to Christmas, my festive spirit seems to have waned this year — a sort of Chrimbo limbo. Perhaps I’m not alone, it's a feeling of guilt that has swept into our subconscious that in this current economic meltdown that our usual Christmas madness in this chastised economy will be a bit more subdued, and surprisingly I discovered the reason I was feeling this nonchalance was that consumerism had taken such a hold over the past few years, that I had unbeknown to myself equated consumerism with Christmas. Indeed, President Mary McAleese during a speech made in Arizona this week commented that “hands on our hearts that we were all consumed by that same element of consumerism”.
The festive season has well and truely kicked in, and Santa Claus is coming to town in just three nights’ time.
COIS CLADAIGH choir will present a concert of Christmas music in the Claddagh Church this Saturday at 9pm in aid of the Lions Club Christmas Appeal.
Right, testing’ wan, two, three. Am I on, Michael? Right colleagues of the Cabinet. I want to welcome ye all here today for the final briefing on how ye are going to sell to the great unwashed the idea that Christmas is an overrated festival anyway and that there’s no harm in being miserable at Christmas. Emphasise that didn’t they have a great time in June at the Volvo Ocean Race, so there’s no point getting all mealy mouthed about a few cold auld days in the depths of winter.
CHRISTMAS IS fast approaching and there are a number of attractive seasonal shows taking place in the Town Hall Theatre in the coming weeks.
A new indoor Christmas fair is to take place on Sunday December 20 in Leisureland, Salthill. A ‘Winter Wonderland’ awaits as visitors are urged to go and soak up the atmosphere, browse the market stalls, visit Father Christmas in Santa’s grotto, and enjoy homemade food, mulled wine, and hot chocolate.
Get into the Christmas spirit at Castlebar Library on Wednesday December 24 when the Mayo Male Voice choir will hold a concert of Christmas carols.
Brighten up your winter evening on Tuesday December 15 at 8pm in the Dean Crowe Theatre with Athlone Film’s Clubs final film of the season, the timeless classic White Christmas, one of the best loved Christmas movies ever made.
Ballina Film Club’s autumn/winter programme concludes this week with the seasonal offering A Christmas Tale on Tuesday December 22 at 8pm.
You know there is nothing in this world as important as the present you have yet to pick up for Christmas. Or the friend you just have to meet. Or the things you just have to do. Or the stuff for the turkey that your one without the hairnet on the telly said you just must have. And so on and on and on.