Santa Tracker: Where is Santa Claus right now?

Keep an eye on the man himself as he makes his way across the globe

Christmas Eve is upon us, and Santa Claus is making his way around the world, delivering presents to boys and girls. 

He's made his list and checked it twice before taking his sleigh and his reindeer to the sky on the busiest night of the year him, but he is well prepared for the 

You can keep an eye on where Santa is thanks to the North American Aerospace Defense Command, or NORAD, who have set up a special tracker so that children all over the world will know when they need to go to bed so that Santa can arrive and deliver their presents. 

The man himself was in with Bobby Kerr on Saturday to explain just how he manages to make his way around the world in one night, and how he will be able to make his way to Ireland later on with all his gifts. 

"I have a thing called magic dust. Basically I can do anything, and I have been doing it since Julius Caesar was in charge of the European Union," Santa told Bobby.

"Donald Trump has been trying to get his hands on it for years! All I have to do is sparkle a bit of magic dust; time, distance, whatever needs to be sorted, I can deal with it."

Santa will arrive in the skies over Ireland later tonight. He took off from the North Pole around 10 o'clock this morning, and has already delivered presents to boys and girls in New Zealand and Japan.

Santa should have an easy path ahead of him when he makes it to Ireland, after he was cleared to make it through Irish airspace earlier this week. 

Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross said: "I have been informed that a large, jolly man on a low flying sleigh, assisted by reindeer and perhaps some elves, will be entering Irish air space this evening.

"I would therefore encourage all children to be safety tucked up in their beds as early as possible to ensure Santa and his reindeer can go about their work successfully.

"I am happy to confirm that the country’s stock of milk, mince pies and carrots (for the reindeer) has been recently topped up.

"I have also just received a very important message from Mrs Claus who has asked that everyone take special care on our roads this holiday season and if you’re having a festive drink, please leave the car at home."