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65% of people will celebrate Christmas in within their own household

That's according to a survey by Tesco

Home Alone is the country’s favourite Christmas movie, while two thirds of Irish people will put up a fake tree.

A survey carried out by Tesco, which has an outlet in Carlow, has shown that 55% of people plan to put up their decorations at the beginning of December and one in 10 are listening to festive music to get them in the mood.

65% of people say they will celebrate this Christmas within their own household.

And 37% say they will shop for presents locally and 35% will only shop for what they need.