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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…
A Figaro double–hander ploughs into waves – Scroll down for the video below
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.
'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…
#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…
‘Cork Mega Port’ Returns to Screens for Second TV3 Series
#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…

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