A bright morning in the north of the country with frost and a few patches of fog clearing in Ulster and north Connacht.
Cloudier and milder further south with some patchy drizzle lingering in some parts this morning.
This will largely clear by midday, with all areas then seeing a mostly dry day.
Rather cloudy also, with the best of the brightness in the north and west early in the day.
Max temperatures of 5 to 9 or 10 degrees, mildest in the south. Winds light easterly.
Midnight tonight, New Year's Eve: Dry and mostly cloudy around the country at midnight, temperatures of 4 to 7 degrees.
Continuing dry and mostly cloudy for the rest of the night with minimum temperatures of 2 to 5 degrees, with a touch of frost in places, in light southerly winds.