Midnight mass this Christmas Eve will be broadcast live from St Mel's Cathedral, Longford. The cathedral has undergone extensive renovations following a fire in 2009.

Midnight mass this Christmas Eve will be broadcast live from St Mel's Cathedral, Longford on RTÉ One and will be available world wide on the RTÉ Player The cathedral has undergone extensive renovations following a fire in 2009.

Twelve years ago the mass of the Lord's supper was broadcast from St Mel's. This extract from the service features soprano Emer Barry as a procession led by Father Bernard Noonan makes its way through the cathedral.

A special 'Would You Believe' programme 'The Longford Phoenix' presented by Ciaran Mullooly will be broadcast on the 30th December at 18.30 on RTÉ One.

Easter Ceremonies Mass of the Lord's Supper was broadcast 28 March 2002.