27th December 2017:
This is the Christmas family group, taken outside John and Noo's house in Ballyknockan, overlooking the Blessington lakes in Co Wicklow, where they live with Ety and Mia.
Éamonn and Amy came from Edinburgh with Max and Jack.
Ciaran and Melissa are in Brexit mode from London, heading for Tennysee with Roisin and Caitlin.
Caitriona and Noli were there with Tino.
While Eithne was there without Claudemir, who had gone to Brazil for the Christmas celebrations.
It may be a while before we are all together again for Christmas and it great