Northern Ireland famous faces share their Christmas goodwill
A host of famous faces from Northern Ireland have been sharing their festive joy on social media.
Local stars have given a sneak peek into their lives on Christmas Day by uploading pictures and messages to Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
Northern Ireland footballer Kyle Lafferty posted a picture of himself and wife Vanessa at their home on Christmas Day.
He said: "Merry Christmas everyone from the Lafferty's. Enjoy your day."
Road racing star Jonathan Rea celebrated Christmas in sunnier climes as he dined al fresco with his family.
He shared a picture of his wife Tatia and posted: "Merry Christmas from my family to yours. Mr and Mrs Claus done well."
Meanwhile, Rory McIlroy broke away from his usual golfing posts to share an image of a very festive Christmas tree and revealed he was "waiting for Santa to arrive".
Former Miss Great Britain Gemma Garrett also shared an array of festive snaps on her Facebook page.
The former model also helped serve dinner to the homeless at a Belfast restaurant before joining her family members.
Singer Nadine Coyle posted a number of festive messages on her Twitter account and thanked all her fans for a "wonderful year".
She said: "Merry Christmas. Sending all my love to you. Hoping that this year has brought us to where we need to be and next year we continue to grow."
Miss Northern Ireland Anna Henry was back at home with her family after a hectic few months travelling for the Miss World competition.
BBC weather presenter Barra Best spent part of his Christmas Day helping to cook dinner for "those in need" in Belfast. He tweeted a picture of a few chef's helpers putting together Christmas dinners.
Yesterday, Eamonn Holmes used Twitter to urge people to share their support for those collecting Christmas waste.
He said: "Post Christmas, the whole country is a wasteland of discarded wrapping paper, packaging and food slops.ߘ?
"That is one of the reasons refuse workers and bin lorry people are worth their weight in gold. ߘ?
"If you haven't left them a token of your appreciation yet please sort it."