If you're keen to avoid the crowds in clubs or pubs and wrap up away from the storm, here's what's on tv and where to watch it on St Stephen's Day.
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
5pm on RTÉ2
This 2012 epic adventure sees Ian McKellen and Martin Freeman in the first of the Peter Jackson trilogy. Featuring goblins, orcs, shapeshifters, sorcerers aplenty.
Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)
8:35pm on RTÉ2
In J.J. Abrams' breathlessly paced adventure, Kirk and Spock must briefly suspend hostilities when a mysterious villain attempts to take out Star Fleet's bases on Earth. With Chris Pine and Benedict Cumberbatch.
Panti Does 2015
10.55pm on RTE2
The Queen of Ireland recalls the highs of lows of 2015 including music, sport and entertainment stories that got the nation talking.
Daniel O'Donnell and Friends
9:20pm on RTE One
The star will be celebrating a night of music and craic filmed at Powerscourt House in Wicklow.
Captain Philips (2013)
10:25pm on RTE One
This Oscar-winning classic sees Tom Hanks playing Captain Richard Phillips and the true story of a 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates, led by actor Barkhad Abdi.
And Then There Were None
9:00pm on BBC One
The first of three parts of this Agatha Christie classic whodunnit begins tonight and wraps on December 27. Irish actor and Poldark's Aidan Turner takes on the role of Irish mercenary Philip Lombard in this murder mystery which sees a group of strangers invited to a remote house, where a killer is among them.
The Big Fat Quiz of the Year
9pm on Channel 4
This annual Channel 4 classic sees Jimmy Carr hosting once again, where he will be joined by Claudia Winkleman, Rob Brydon and Richard Ayoade, Greg Davies and Jo Brand to recall the year's most ridiculous stories.
On the face of it, 2015 was a year like any other cinematically speaking, with our multiplexes dominated by such intellectually moribund fare as Avengers Assemble, Spectre and the recently unleashed Star Wars: The Force Awakens. As Avengers Assemble grossed $1.4bn, the plague of superhero movies seems set to continue, but there were a few clever blockbusters this year to counteract all the stupid ones.