Of course, this story has been ignored on Politics.ie because it portrays the country in a good light.
Leaving that aside, it's remarkable how generous people here still are with their time and money in this country - despite the current economic difficulties. Personally, I find myself buying a charity scratch card or donating to an on-street collection almost every day.
We're the second most generous in the world and the most generous in Europe. We're the most generous in the world in the "giving money" category.
So, as Christmas approaches, let's be positive and give ourselves a big pat on the back.
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