There won't be a White Christmas any time soon.
The blustery, rainy weather on the Emerald Isle is set to continue over the next few days.
Christmas Eve's weather will be mainly dry with frost and fog clearing slowly and some bright spells developing.
Mostly cloudy elsewhere with patchy rain and drizzle at times.
Highest temperatures of 5 or 6 degrees in Ulster to 10 or 11 degrees in the south with moderate east to southeast breezes.
Christmas Day will be dry in most areas, though it will stay mainly cloudy.
It will be mild for the time of year with afternoon temperatures of 10 to 12 degrees in moderate southerly winds, fresh on west coasts.
It will stay mild and misty overnight with temperatures not lower than 9 or 10 degrees in light breezes.
St Stephens Day will be dry apart from some rain in the northwest.
It will still be rather cloudy and misty overall and also mild with highest temperatures of 10 to 12 degrees.
The weather is to continue mainly dry on Thursday and Friday with the just the chance of some rain or drizzle.