Saturday 24 September 2016

Can you spot yourself in our Gallery of Christmas jumpers?

Published 08/12/2015 | 10:17

Cathal Mcgee: Christmas 2011 when the Toronto Hurling and Camogie clubs took over Yonge and Eglington Street for a full Saturday Christmas Pub Crawl. About 60 Irish people and their friends all in Christmas Jumpers parading around the town.'
Cathal Mcgee: Christmas 2011 when the Toronto Hurling and Camogie clubs took over Yonge and Eglington Street for a full Saturday Christmas Pub Crawl. About 60 Irish people and their friends all in Christmas Jumpers parading around the town.'
Paula Renwick: 'We visited Santa, all wearing the same Christmas jumper - Dad's being navy & the rest in red! We were all super excited!'
Paula Whelan: 'My son back who is 13 now (would probably go mad if he knew I sent this picture in) but all with be forgiven if he won tickets to Dynamo'
Tiago Pratas: 'This is how we role in North Pole! If there's no chimney nearby, Santa will just drop you your gift on your shoulder. PS - Always have milk and cookies and some carrots for Rudolph. If you think pigeons are the worst, imagine a flying starving and angry reindeer.'
Eileen Rushe: 'I am the one in the middle with my home made Christmas jumper!'
Rachel Douglas: 'My three messers! A photo of my three sons in their Christmas jumpers'
Amy Bennett: 'Does my tail look big in this? My Little Elf on the Shelf'
Elaine White: 'Santa's on his way home ho ho ho!'
Gillian Thornton: Holly Thornton's all set for Christmas! As excited for Santa as she is for her Christmas birthday!
Frances Hyland: 'Our family have visited the same Santa in Arrnotts for the past 10 years. As you will see we dress to impress with our Christmas Jumpers. Mark (dad), Frances (mam) and Sarah aged 11 are all from Trim, Co. Meath - Santa of course is from the North Pole!'
Laoise O'Dwyer: 'Penny singing let it go in her Xmas jumper on her 4th birthday last December'
Elaine White: 'Jamie leaving Santa something nice and the reindeer of course! Ho ho ho!'
Declan Hyland: 'Best jumpers wore going to meet Santa'
Jane O'Kelly Moya (2) and Laoise (4) O'Kelly from Lusk, Co. Dublin getting psyched up for Christmas with their favourite character Peppa Pig this morning! Laoise wearing her new christmas jumper with Rudolf's light up red nose! Moya opted for her favourite Cinderella dress this morning instead of her Rudolph light up Christmas jumper :)
Tanya Indziukova 'Big Peppa Pig fans. The first word that Alex said was Peppa Pig'
Sinead O'Donovan: 'Family Day out for the opening of the Live Crib at the Mansion House'
David Melia: 'My little man meeting Santa and then the afters wrecked tired'
Louise Feeney : Jacob's first Christmas jumper from Nana
Stephen Byrne: 'My son Seán (a.k.a. Seánie-boo!) wearing his new jumper kindly gifted to him from Denis Murphy'
Sinead ODonovan: 'Family Day out for the opening of the Live Crib at the Mansion House
Audrey O' Hagan: 'This homemade festive creation came complete with 4 sets of battery operated fairy lights, lots of tinsel, ribbon, bows and baubles, a star, and it even played jingle bells every time I pressed a little button I had hidden in the cuffs of my sleeves. I was absolutely boiling in it, but I loved it and will be wearing it again this year!'
Caitriona O'Connor: 'Jessie and Triona in the Christmas spirit'
Niamh Myers: 'My son Cillian looking the picture of innocence in his Christmas jumper, nappy, and Dad's shoes! Pictures can be deceiving!'
Linda White: 'Frank waiting for Santy last Christmas Eve'
Colin James: 'Bonding with our Christmas jumpers before a dip in the forty foot, great times!'
Fiona Ellis: 'This is Ryan’s Christmas jumper for the Christmas mass this year.'
Simon Cumiskey: 'Was on on the 12 pubs and was lacking a christmas jumper so went as a christmas tree instead'
Edel McCann: 'This is my brother Eric.He is "CHRISTMAS". He absolutely adores it.The singing, food, happy cheer. He watches Christmas films all the time and believes that one day he will "work" for Santa. He would love these PS4 games for Christmas and I would be the best sister in the world if i won them for him. Love, Edel'
Ashling Moloney: 'My partner Brian in his PlayStation Christmas jumper, myself and our son!'
Amy Canning: 'This is a photograph of me and my brother taken in 1995 with i was about 2 years old and very scared of Santy!'
Ned Qack: 'Waiting for Santa'
Nicola O'Connor: 'Having a cool yule! Brother and sister, Ciaran and Aisling, from Glasnevin'
Siobhan Timon: 'Emer loves Doll's houses and playing with her toys. This would make her eyes light up at Christmas.'
Frances Hyland: 'Our family go all out at Christmas and as the attached photos show and our jumpers say it all. Frances (mam) Sarah (daughter), Mark (dad) are all from Trim, Co. Meath and are well known for spreading Christmas cheer at this special time.'
Deirdre Myers: 'What Santa brought me!'
Josephine Nolan: 'Visiting Santa Clause in Arnotts'
Karyn Killeen: 'Bumped into Irish Rugby legend Shane Byrne at the Red Cow on Friday while out for Christmas Lunch with work.'
Linda Strizakova: Christmas Eve celebrations together with loved ones.
Tanya Barry: 'My granddaughter Jada all set for Santa'
Sarah Tuite: 'This was Amelia's first trip to see Santa at 11 months old.'
Majella Moylan: 'James was totally overwhelmed and in awe of Santy. He was 3.5 years old at that time. It really was a magnificent experience.'
Christopher Corrigan: 'Me in my Xmas Jumper'

As part of Independent.ie’s Magical Month of Christmas Giveaways, you’ve been sending in your best photographs in your Christmas jumpers in their dozens!

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Check out some of the best photos in the festive gallery above and for your chance to win a prize in our bumper Christmas giveaway visit www.independent.ie/christmasgiveaways

Independent.ie’s Magical Month of Giveaway Winners

December 7 Prize: The Barbie Malibu House worth €150 from Mattel and Smyths Toys

Winner: Tanya Barry: 'My granddaughter Jada all set for Santa'

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December 8 Prize: FIFA 16, Star Wars Battlefront and Need for Speed for PS4 with thanks to EA!

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Winner: Linda White: 'Frank waiting for Santy last Christmas Eve'

December 9 Prize: A family ticket to Peppa Pig’s Surprise at The Olympia Theatre

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Winner: Jane O'Kelly: 'Moya (2) and Laoise (4) O'Kelly from Lusk, Co. Dublin getting psyched up for Christmas with their favourite character Peppa Pig this morning! Laoise wearing her new christmas jumper with Rudolf's light up red nose! Moya opted for her favourite Cinderella dress this morning instead of her Rudolph light up Christmas jumper'

December 10 Prize: A pair of tickets to ‘Freezin’ Panto in Dublin’s Olympia Theatre

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Winner: Paula Renwick: We visited Santa, all wearing the same Christmas jumper - Dad's being navy & the rest in red! We were all super excited!

December 11 Prize: A digital subscription to The Irish Independent and a Samsung Tablet!

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Winner: Cathal McGee: 'Christmas 2011 when the Toronto Hurling and Camogie clubs took over Yonge and Eglington Street for a full Saturday Christmas Pub Crawl. About 60 Irish people and their friends all in Christmas Jumpers parading around the town.'

December 12 Prize: A family ticket to Dynamo’s ‘Seeing is Believing’ Live Tour in Dublin’s 3Arena

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Winner: Paula Whelan: 'My son back who is 13 now (would probably go mad if he knew I sent this picture in) but all with be forgiven if he won tickets to Dynamo'

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