Final preparations being made in the North Pole for Santa’s journey around the world

Final preparations are being made in the North Pole for Santa’s journey around the world.

Elves are set to pack around 60,000 tonnes of presents on his sleigh this year.

The Irish Aviation Authority says a special air traffic control team will keep in regular contact with the pilots of other aircraft in the air to make room for the man in red.

Children are being encouraged to be ever better behaved than normal and to make sure they snuggle up in bed after washing their faces and brushing their teeth early tomorrow evening ahead of Santa’s arrival.

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