Weather permitting, it will be a stunning sight.
THE WINTER SOLSTICE is being broadcast live from Newgrange in Co Meath from 8.30am.
Every year on this date, a beam sunlight shines directly though a light box above the main door and casts a beam of light up the main corridor of the neolithic monument.
This feature of the 5,000-year-oldÂ neolithic monument was first discovered during reconstruction work in the 1970s.
The dramatic scenes are usually only witnessed by a handful of lucky ticket holders. Thousands apply to a lottery but the stone passage has extremely limited capacity.