Readers Photo Competition weekly winners: 24/12/16 - 31/12/16

The Irish Examiner Readers Photo Competition 2016 weekly winners have been announced.

The still surface of the Liffey provides a lovely reflection of the Ha’Penny Bridge, Dublin, on a cold December afternoon.

Readers Photo Competition weekly winners: 24/12/16 - 31/12/16

Picture: James Grandfield

Readers pictures weekly winner December 31. Hershel dries off after a winter swim in the Nire River, Co Waterford.

Readers Photo Competition weekly winners: 24/12/16 - 31/12/16

Picture: Brian McCarthy

Editor's choice

Candles and flowers on iconic Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher’s makeshift star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame in Hollywood, California.

Readers Photo Competition weekly winners: 24/12/16 - 31/12/16

Picture: Kevork Djansezian/Getty


Lifestyle

As we wait, eager and giddy, a collective shudder of agitated ardor ripples through the theatre, like a Late, Late Toyshow audience when they KNOW Ryan’s going to give them another €150 voucher. Suddenly, a voice booms from the stage. Everyone erupts, whooping and cheering. And that was just for the safety announcement.Everyman's outstanding Jack and the Beanstalk ticks all panto boxes

Every band needs a Bez. In fact, there’s a case to be made that every workplace in the country could do with the Happy Mondays’ vibes man. Somebody to jump up with a pair of maracas and shake up the energy when things begin to flag.Happy Mondays create cheery Tuesday in Cork gig

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