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Ten things your ancestors were offered for christmas 1912 (including the Ipad of the day – the writing set.)

1. Somethings never change; Plum Pudding, Turkey and Crackers.

Nenagh Guardian, Dec 21st, 1912

Nenagh Guardian, Dec 21st, 1912

2. Deerskin Gloves anyone?

Connacht Tribune, Dec 21st, 1912

Connacht Tribune, Dec 21st, 1912

3. Cake

Irish independent, Dec 18th, 1912

Irish independent, Dec 18th, 1912

4. A crib.

Irish independent, Dec 18th, 1912

Irish independent, Dec 18th, 1912

5. A trousers press.

Irish independent, Dec 17th, 1912

Irish independent, Dec 17th, 1912

6. The writing set – the ipad of 1912

Donegal News, Dec 21st, 1912

Donegal News, Dec 21st, 1912

7. Panto Tickets

Leitrim Observor, Dec 21st, 1912

Leitrim Observor, Dec 21st, 1912

8. A Fountain pen

Limerick Leader, Dec 23rd, 1912

Limerick Leader, Dec 23rd, 1912

9. My favourite – the toilet set.

Nenagh Guardian, Dec 21st, 1912

Nenagh Guardian, Dec 21st, 1912

10. Finally we have some toys

Westmeath Examiner, Dec 21st, 1912

Westmeath Examiner, Dec 21st, 1912

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