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Initial venture. The Kerry currach approaching Iona with her gift of an Irish bible
Maritime TV
The remarkable “voyages as pilgrimages” of a Kerry naomhog (currach) have been followed with fascination by an increasing number of maritime enthusiasts ever since the founding crew of Breandan Begley, Anne Bourke, Danny Sheehy and Liam Holden rowed, sailed and…
Cape Verde Humpback Whales Doc On TG4 This Weekend
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#MarineWildlife - Irish-made documentary The Humpback Whales of Cape Verde will be broadcast this Saturday 29 October at 7.15pm on TG4. Narrated by Liam Ó Maonlaí and shot in Cape Verde, Ireland and Malta, the film follows Dr Simon Berrow…
Wicked Sadie is launched on her maiden sail at Clontarf Yacht & Boat Club this past June
Maritime TV
#OnTV - Clontarf’s new-build classic wooden dinghy Wicked Sadie will feature on RTÉ One’s Nationwide programme this evening at 7pm. Nationwide’s team spent two days filming ‘Number 166’ and the build crew, both on the water and off, before her…
Bobby Kerr tries paddle boarding at Grand Canal Dock in the first episode of UTV Ireland’s Along Home Shores
Maritime TV
#OnTV - The first episode of Bobby Kerr-fronted UTV Ireland series Along Home Shores comes this Thursday 27 October at 7.30pm and explores Dublin’s waterways, with a visit to the famous wallabies of Lambay Island. reported last month on…
Bobby Kerr visits a business on Upper Lough Erne while filming UTV Ireland's Along Home Shores
Maritime TV
#OnTV - ​Filming has commenced for the new UTV Ireland programme Along Home Shores. ​​The eight-part TV series is focusing on the waterways of Ireland, with each show examining inland, coastal and offshore lives in a different region of the…
A Figaro double–hander ploughs into waves – Scroll down for the video below
Maritime TV
A synopsis of Junes' Sailing TV Show. Scroll down for the show below. Privateer versus professional, two approaches to the Games Four time Finn World Champion Giles Scott has four boats, three training partners as well as one of the…
'Bádóirí-photographing the last of the Galway Hooker Men' airs on RTE One television on Monday 23rd May 2016 at 7.30pm.
Maritime TV
'Bádóirí–photographing the last of the Galway Hooker Men’ a documentary by sailor and photographer Joe St. Leger will air on RTE One television on Monday 23rd May 2016 at 7.30pm. The film relates the story of these unique Irish workboats and…
Maritime TV
#GalwayHooker - Tune in to TG4 tonight (Saturday 2 January) at 8.30pm for a special look back at the first Galway Hooker race from Aran to Kerry almost three decades ago. Rás na Húicéirí go Ciarraí 1987 features highlights of…
Maritime TV
The Ilen is a short film on the joy of working with wood, it documents the words and skills of Ireland’s few remaining traditional shipwrights, currently occupied in the rebuilding of Irelands sole surviving sail trading ketch. The award comes…
‘Cork Mega Port’ Returns to Screens for Second TV3 Series
Maritime TV
#CorkMegaPort - 'Cork Mega Port' the hugely popular first series which aired last year returns with a second series commissioned by TV3 and which is to feature daily life in the Port of Cork. The fly on the wall style…
Asgard Landing, Lambay Wreck Mystery To Feature On BBC TV's 'Coast'
Maritime TV
#OnTV - The north Dublin fishing village of Howth will feature in the latest episode of BBC's Coast this coming Thursday 30 July. Presenters Nick Crane and Tessa Dunlop cross the Irish Sea to explore Dublin Bay's deep symbiotic connection…
'Creedon's Wild Atlantic Way' On TV Tomorrow
Maritime TV
#OnTV - The fruits of John Creedon's epic journey along the full length of the Wild Atlantic Way will be for all to see when the first of his new three-part TV series airs on RTÉ One tomorrow evening. Creedon’s…
Shannon Wildlife Documenary Gets Repeat Screening On BBC This Weekend
Maritime TV
#Shannon - Viewers in the UK and Ireland will have another opportunity to catch an award-winning wildlife documentary on the River Shannon this Sunday 19 July on BBC Two. Broadcast last night (Thursday 16 July) as part of the channel's…
Creedon's Wild Atlantic Way TV Programme Needs Your Help!
Maritime TV
#creedonswildatlanticway – The Wild Atlantic Way, the magnificent West Coast of Ireland - is it the 'land of your heart's desire', as described by William Butler Yeats? RTE's John Creedon is about to find out in his new 3 part…
Lough Ree Boatbuilding Project Features On RTÉ's Nationwide Tonight
Maritime TV
#OnTV - A boatbuilding project on the shores of Lough Ree will feature in a segment of tonight's Nationwide on RTÉ One from 7pm. The 'Mens Shed' scheme for the Lanesborough-Ballyleague area – as part of a job activation and…
Naomh Éanna Aran Islands Ship TV Documentary Airs Tonight On TG4
Maritime TV
#naomheanna – Donncha Mac Con Iomaire's maritime programme on the Naomh Éanna ship airs tonight on TG4 at 21:30. Rusted and with little future she was sentenced to be scrapped, until a few men embarked on a plan to bring…

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