New Year's events are taking place in Ireland and around the world today to mark the end of 2019 and the beginning of a new decade.
Pacific nations including Samoa and Kiribati were among the first to celebrate the arrival of 2020.
New Zealand welcomed in the New Year at 11am Irish time, with half a ton of fireworks set off from Auckland's Skytower.
🎉 Happy New Year Aucklanders 🎇
Wishing you a safe and joyous start to 2020. pic.twitter.com/k9gjWgiiGq
— Auckland Council (@AklCouncil) December 31, 2019
Crowds are gathering around Sydney Harbour to watch the famous display there at 1pm Irish time.
The display is going ahead, despite some calls to cancel it due to Australia's ongoing wildfire crisis.
Here in Ireland, fireworks and family friendly events will be taking place in towns and cities across the country to welcome in 2020.
Up to 45,000 people are expected to take part in Dublin's New Year's Festival, which is now in its eighth year.
A countdown concert in the city is being headlined by Walking on Cars, while a special Liffey Lights display is taking place at Custom House Quay at 6pm and midnight.
Nitelink and late night DART & Luas services will be operating later following the NYE festivities.
Elsewhere, around 20,000 people are expected at a fireworks display in Limerick city this evening to celebrate the New Year.
It will take place from 7pm at King John's Castle - with the best viewing points along Clancy's Strand and Sarsfield Bridge.