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The line up of musicians who participated in 'Starboard Home', part of the 1916 Easter Rising 100th commemorations and where the inspiration of Dublin, its port and the Liffey was reflected in a gathering that also celebrated the capital.
A new documentary 'Starboard Home' (on RTE One tonight at 10.15pm) which formed part of the 1916 Easter Rising centenary commemorations held in Dublin, involved musicians commissioned to produce works inspired by the capital, its port and the Liffey. In…
The first episode of Taoide will be broadcast on TG4 on Wednesday, May 1st, at 9.30pm, with two further episodes on May 8th and 15th
The “power and mystery” of the Earth’s tides is the theme of a new three-part television series involving TG4 and several broadcasters, with Chinese backing writes Lorna Siggins. Marine Institute scientist MacDara Ó Cuaig is presenting the Irish language version…
Extensive archive footage is used in the Titanic documentary to be aired next week by TG4
Collective shame about the Titanic’s sinking, accounts by survivors, Belfast shipyard Harland and Wolff’s role, and fears by some local politicians some decades later of a “Dublin-based developer” coming to “rape and pillage” are among themes explored in a documentary…
Galway Hookers racing off Connemara as seen on TG4’s Bádóirí
#OnTV - A new four-part documentary series on the people of Ireland’s west who keep the Galway Hooker sailing tradition alive behind tomorrow night (Thursday 10 January) at 8pm on TG4. Bádóirí provides an insight into seven Connemara families, part of…
This whale tale sighting was no fluke for the Nationwide team that went to sea with Cork Whale Watch this past May
#OnTV - Be sure to tune in to RTÉ One’s Nationwide tomorrow evening (Monday 30 July) for a special feature on whale watching and the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group’s (IWDG) conservation and research work. RTÉ filmed with IWDG sightings…
Flyboarders in action at Galway Docks during SeaFest
#OnTV - RTÉ One’s Nationwide will devote this Wednesday’s episode to this year’s SeaFest, Ireland’s national maritime festival, which welcomed over 100,000 visitors to Galway over the weekend. Presenter Mary Kennedy spent a couple of days in Galway Harbour, talking…
Irish Premiere For ‘The Camino Voyage’ Last Weekend
#CaminoVoyage - Saturday night (10 March) saw the Irish premiere of The Camino Voyage as part of the Audi Dublin International Film Festival 2018. The documentary follows a motley crew including a writer, an artist a stonemason and two musicians…
 Scroll down for 'The Mercy' - Official Trailer (2017) starring Colin Firth and Rachel Weisz
The trailer for the much awaited film, The Mercy, which stars Colin Firth and Rachel Weisz as Donald and Clare Crowhurst, have been unveiled. The movie opens nationwide on 9 February. The film recounts the story of Crowhurst disastrous attempt to…
Blue whales like this one will be among the subjects in the upcoming RTÉ series Ireland’s Deep Atlantic
#OnTV - Ireland’s Deep Atlantic is a new three-part TV documentary exploring the fascinating sights in the waters west of this island. The series will be broadcast as part of RTÉ’s recently announced autumn schedule, according to TheJournal.ie, and comprises…
The Phoenix Tall Ship on the River Boyne
The Irish Maritime Festival will be centre-stage on RTE Nationwide tonight at 7.00pm on RTÉ One as the full half-hour programme is dedicated to its recent staging at Drogheda Port on the River Boyne. It will feature the Boyne Swim,…
Humpback whales and dolphins were among the wildlife filmed by Eoin Warner and his team for the TG4 two-parter Éire Fhiáin
#OnTV - A documentary on the wildlife of Ireland’s West Coast that’s wowed TV viewers during Seachtain na Gaeilge is now available to watch online. As Independent.ie reports, the two-part Éire Fhiáin has been compared to Blue Planet for its…
A new Channel 4 programme 'Mutiny' starts tonight
If you can’t wait for the exhibition Captain Bligh: Myth, Man and Mutiny to open on 17 March, a new Channel 4 programme 'Mutiny' starts tonight, 6 March 2017. The series follows a team of nine men led by SAS:…
Initial venture. The Kerry currach approaching Iona with her gift of an Irish bible
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…
Wicked Sadie is launched on her maiden sail at Clontarf Yacht & Boat Club this past June
#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
#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. Afloat.ie reported last month on…
Bobby Kerr visits a business on Upper Lough Erne while filming UTV Ireland's Along Home Shores
#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…

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