Nationwide’s Helen McInerney recorded footage and interviews at this event at the time and it was broadcast on the Nationwide programme on Monday night, February 12th last.
Interviews with Bishop Michael Burrows and Bishop Denis Nulty are included. Also footage from Echternach in Luxembourg, that an ecumenical group visited prior to the relic’s arrival in Ireland. St Willibrord had connections with the Leighlinbridge area and is patron saint of Luxembourg.
To view this on RTE Player click here
It is part of the Altamont Snowdrop week programme.
To see an excellent exhibition about St Willibrord please visit Carlow Museum