Watch all the best 2016 Christmas ads and vote for your favourite

This year, the big retail companies have been quicker off the mark than ever before and more and more Christmas adverts are being released daily. We'll post the latest ones as they come out right here.

Don't forget to vote for your favourite at the end of the article.


The English retail giant has gone for a hi-tech Mrs Claus out Santa-ing old nick himself.


There are two variations of Christmas adverts: the 'tearjerker' and the 'festive joy' versions. Lidl have gone for the former in spectacular fashion. We dare you to watch this and not break down into a quivering ball of emotion. It's Irish themed, which wins it plus points, and it's primed to knock the cynic out of the most hardened of souls. Bar raised.


The meeting room of the John Lewis marketing department must have been a very interesting place the day someone pitched the concept of a pair of foxes, a badger, a squirrel and a boxer dog on a trampoline as the stars of their Christmas campaign.

It's utterly bizarre.


Asda has gone for a series of wholesome family shorts and they are pretty darn festive.


It's a bah-humbug turned good with some familiar TV faces from Tesco and a clever pre-Christmas ad that will leave the anti-festive whingers confused as what to complain about.


It's a talking carrot. Deal with it.


Domhall Gleeson stars in this HUGE production and we're not really sure if it's a movie trailer or an ad to sell scarves.


It's short and sweet from Littlewoods who get the merchandise out front and centre and make no bones about it. Sell, sell, sell!


Is there any other bird that sums up Christmas more than the robin. A Christmas card regular has been immortalised by Waitrose for their yuletide ad.




Conservationist Giles Clark takes on the illegal wildlife trade, as well as the task of building a bear sanctuary in Laos, South-east Asia, in BBC Two series Bears About The House.Five minutes with ... Giles Clark

Forget G-spots. Let's focus on the C-spot and close the orgasm gap once and for all.Sex File: The G-spot is dead. Long live the C-spot

Workshop leaders from the West Cork Literary Festival offer tips for writing in areas such as biography, short stories and travel, writes Des O’DriscollSo you want to be a writer?

'He told us we were so scared of dying, we forgot how to live” - Guru: The Dark Side of Enlightenment is this week's podcast pickPodcast Corner: Guru tells of sweat-lodge tragedy and James Arthur Ray

More From The Irish Examiner