Christmas on TG4
13.00 Amhrán na Mara
(2014, Animation) Starring David Rawle, Brendan Gleeson and Lisa Hannigan. Directed by Tomm Moore. Ben, a young Irish boy, and his little sister Saoirse, a girl who can turn into a seal, go on an adventure to free the fairies and save the spirit world.
14.45 Rugbaí Beo: Leinster v Connacht
Live coverage of Leinster v Connacht from the RDS in the 12th round of the PRO14. Presented by Máire Treasa Ní Dhubhghaill.
17.30 Rugbaí Beo: Ulster v Munster
Live coverage of Ulster v Munster from Kingspan Stadium in the 12th round of the PRO14.
19.30 An Pháirc
Páirc Uí Chaoimh, the much-awaited regenerated sports stadium has just opened on Leeside, a second coming for a relatively young venue that had not always been loved by those who played there. It was a famous GAA venue but also hosted memorable summer music festivals in days gone by.
As the old stadium was demolished and set to be rebuilt, this programme gathers some of the great players, musicians and fans for a trip down memory, while giving an inside view on the rebuilding and the countdown to the grand opening.
21.15 The Molly Maguires
Life is rough in the coal mines of 1876 Pennsylvania. A secret group of Irish immigrant miners, known as the Molly Maguires, fights against the cruelty of the mining company with sabotage and murder. A detective, also an Irish emigrant, is hired to infiltrate the group and report on its members. But on which side do his sympathies lie?