Irish consumers will be the top spenders in Europe this Christmas. We’re set to spend twice what an average European spends on gifts for friends and family, according to a study by Deloitte. But we’ve yet to become as frenzied online as we are in our crowded shops and department stores.There are signs, though, that online shopping is becoming a new religion in Ireland. Devotees praise the convenience, the choice and the price competitiveness. A quarter of online users say they are shopping online and one in two say they plan to spend more online this Christmas. The latest publication of State of the Net explores online shopping in Ireland and examine top trends. Click here to view.