People are spending more time on the people they care most about, their families. And there’s a reason for that. Our extended family circle is getting bigger due to changing dynamics.
The evolution of the traditional Irish family – with extended families, stepfamilies, cohabiting parents and civil partnerships.
At Christmas time, it means that the average Irish person now attends six Christmas celebrations in order to keep the peace and ensure everyone is happy, the research found.
Ireland’s modern family is rushing all over the country, cramming in as many visits as possible and gifting all the way during Christmas, according to a new survey conducted on behalf of TKMaxx. Some 35% of adults in Ireland admit that they find it hard to say no to family members at Christmas, so end up doing the rounds of everyone.