The Catholic Archbishop of Dublin, Dr Diarmuid Martin has urged Catholics not to fear bringing the authentic message of Jesus onto the streets, into the media, and to the younger generations.

Preaching at this evening's Easter Vigil Mass at Dublin’s Pro-Cathedral, he said the Catholic Church here is called to celebrate resurrection in its own life through a process of renewal and purification.

President Michael D Higgins was among those who attended the Mass at which two adults were baptised and confirmed.

The Papal Nuncio, Archbishop Charles Brown, was among the concelebrants.