Where you CAN CELEBRATE
Dublin City Centre:
6.30pm - People's Procession of Light from Suffolk Street with fire-breathers, stilt-walkers and lantern bearers.
7.45pm - Procession reaches the gates of St Stephen's Green where the 260 performers and 1,500 members of the public will spell out the words "The Gathering".
8pm - Big Bang fireworks at St Stephen's Green.
9pm - Countdown concert kicks off at College Green with Bell X1, Ham Sandwich and Imelda May.
6pm - Fireworks display on the Carlisle Pier.
Midnight - Fireworks display East Pier.
11am - Big Brunch family entertainment in Meeting House Square, Temple Bar.
1pm - Trad band Electric Ceili live on outdoor stage.
3pm - The Vintage Tea Dance take to the stage.
1pm - Allianz Resolution 5k run from Spanish Arch.
Castlecomer, Co Kilkenny:
34th annual Welly Race over 5km.
Daisy Day at Hook Lighthouse where young and old hunt for the first daisy of the New Year.