Memories of Christmas Past

In this section you can share your memories of a Christmas Past.

Whether it is chasing the turkey, leaving hay out for the reindeer, whiskey for Santa, pennies in your stocking or opening the Christmas Box from the local shop we would like to hear from you!

If you would like to add your stories and photos Register here or email your contribution to

Thank you to Golden Ireland and their Memories of Christmas Past competition entrants for the stories featured in this section. is an Irish travel website for the over 55’s


Page link: A Christmas Story 1955
A Christmas Story 1955
by Carmel Sheeran, Galway
Page link: A Christmas Time to Remember
A Christmas Time to Remember
By Rose Kelly- Cogan, Galway
Page link: A Not-So-White Christmas
A Not-So-White Christmas
By Liam Greene, Glasnevin, Dublin 11.
Page link: A Special Christmas
A Special Christmas
By Philomena Young, Foxrock Dublin 18
Page link: Christmas Past
Christmas Past
by Rita Price, Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Page link: The Christmas Collection 1961
The Christmas Collection 1961
By Joe McGowan, Sligo