VIDEO: St Mel's Cathedral fire- One year on.

It's one year on from the fire that destroyed St Mel's Cathedral in Longford town.

It's one year on from the fire that destroyed St Mel's Cathedral in Longford town.

The blaze at the historic building was one of the major news stories of Christmas Day 2009 and twelve months later the focus is firmly on a restoration plan which could take up to five years to complete.

Fintan Duffy reports.