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Wednesday 8 February 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# new year's eve

Last year
2022
# celebrations
Countries around the world begin to ring in 2023 after turbulent year
Sydney was among the first major cities to ring in 2023.
# Event Guide
Planning on going out for New Year's Eve? Here are some events taking place around the country
Here’s some of what’s on offer this evening.
# Met Éireann
Scattered showers to come this week
New Year’s Eve will be dry with lowest temperatures of 3 degrees.
# Record Breaking
Yesterday marked the mildest New Year's Eve on record in Ireland
Temperatures fell no lower than 12.4 degrees in some areas.
All time
Surgeries and outpatient appointments deferred at five hospitals over Covid-related staff absences
The CMO has warned it is ‘simply not safe’ for people to meet in large numbers to celebrate the New Year.
# Your Say
Poll: Will you use an antigen test today?
Some people are planning gatherings to ring in 2022.
# Your Say
Poll: Are you going to a New Year's Eve party?
People can meet indoors in private homes if there are no more than four households present.
# Covid-19
New Year parties given go-ahead in England as UK splits over Omicron controls
Boris Johnson said there would be no restrictions introduced before January.
# goodbye 2020
Countries around the world prepared for muted New Year's Eve celebrations due to Covid-19
Authorities in Australia are advising revellers to watch Sydney’s famous New Year’s Eve fireworks on television.
# new year's eve
People must 'look at their plans' and reduce contacts as Ireland battles third wave, Holohan says
Dr Tony Holohan said the current levels of transmission of Covid-19 are “simply unsustainable”.
# red underwear
Quiz: Are these New Year traditions real or fake?
You might be surprised. Maybe you won’t be.
# Post-Christmas
Pub and restaurants expected to close their doors on 30 Dec, while inter-county travel set to continue until 6 January
Cabinet will meet on Tuesday to sign off on new post-Christmas restrictions.
# Your Say
Poll: Are you going to change your New Year celebration plans?
Is a New Year swim off the cards this year, as it is for Micheál Martin?
# 2021
Government will look into whether to allow restaurants to stay open till 12.30am on New Year's Eve
Under the current rules, restaurants must close by 11.30pm.
# For auld lang syne
Crowd limits prompt cancellation of Dublin's New Year’s Festival
More than 100,000 people attended the three-day event last year.
# celebrations
Sydney rings in New Year with fireworks display as bushfires continue to devastate communities
This year’s celebrations were overshadowed by calls to cancel the fireworks display over ongoing bushfires.
# Your Say
Poll: Are you heading out for New Year’s Eve?
Heading to town for the big countdown, or taking it easy at home?
# new year's eve
Sydney fireworks display to go ahead despite wildfire fears, insists Australian PM
Firefighting authorities have refused to rule out the chance of cancelling the display.
# internal investigation
Garda unit investigated over how it dealt with arrest of alleged drink driving recruit
A number of incidents leading up to the arrest occurred on the night of New Year’s Eve.
# News Fix
Here's what happened today: New Year's Eve
Government spending, a potential US Presidential bid and passport applications all made the headlines today.
# staying in
Why doing nothing for NYE is actually the best plan ever
The only way to do it.
# new year's eve
Poll: Are you going out tonight?
How are you saying goodbye to 2018 and ringing in 2019?
# new year's
Poll: Have you literally ever had a good New Year's Eve?
Is this the worst time of the year?
# celebrations
Here is what's happening around the country to ring in the New Year
There’s plenty of events happening around the country to ring in the New Year.
# new year same you
New Years resolutions are a total scam - I’m not making any and you shouldn’t either
Why make January any worse than it has to be, tbh?
# blow away the cobwebs
Planning to get out and about on the final weekend of 2018? The weather will be mostly settled and a bit dull
Unlike the year that preceded it.
# Gaff Session
Opting for a house party this New Year's Eve? Here are three things to keep in mind
A word to the wise.
# NYE
5 NYE looks that you won't have to put on tan for
Because who can be arsed?
# Witness appeal
Man arrested over fatal stabbing in Cavan on New Year's Eve
A 38-year-old man was arrested in Cork this morning.
# new year's eve
PICTURES: Dublin was lit up last night as the city rang in the New Year
Large crowds turned out at Custom House Quay for the countdown concert and to get a good view of the Liffey Lights Midnight Moment.
# Happy New Year
Watch as Australia and New Zealand bring in the New Year
Samoa was the first country to welcome in 2018.
# ring in the new year
Limerick has had to cancel its New Year's Eve extravaganza due to Storm Dylan
However, we have a rundown on other celebrations happening around the country.
# NYE
It's time we admit that it's impossible to actually have a great night out on New Year's Eve
It’s just science.
# Auld Lang Syne
4 events for... doing New Year's Eve with a difference
Don’t know how you’re ringing in 2018? You could do worse than any of these…
# Foiled
Australian police charge man over alleged New Year's Eve terror attack
Ali Ali had downloaded instructions from an al-Qaida website on how to launch a terrorist attack.
# new year's festival
Dublin New Year's Eve Festival: Aerial acrobats, a live concert and the Spire beaming into space
The details of the festival were announced this morning.
# Bangalore
Indian police say there is 'no evidence' of mass sexual assaults on New Year's Eve
Local reports featured testimony and photos of victims cowering from their attackers or fleeing for safety.
# Innsbruck
Austrian police investigating reports of sexual assaults at New Year's Eve celebration
Some 18 women said they were groped by up to 10 individuals on Innsbruck’s main square where around 25,000 gathered to ring in 2017.
# new year's eve
Cologne police deny racial profiling after sending tweet about 'screening Nafris'
Nafris is police slang for men from north African countries.
# The Final Countdown
NYE: 2017 begins in Australia, Japan and Hong Kong
Countries around the world ramped up security efforts following terror attacks this year at public events.