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Former ferry Captain, 84-year-old John Murray features in the first episode of the Chronicles of Strangford
The first of the BBC NI Series, The Chronicles of Strangford aired on Monday, 17th January. The maritime TV series will cover the four seasons on this stunning part of Co Down, beginning with this week's episode on Autumn. It…
The late Jim Fahy and his wife Christina, both keen sailors
Tributes have been paid among the west coast’s sailing community to former RTÉ western editor Jim Fahy who died late last week at the age of 75. The journalist’s association with Galway Bay Sailing Club (GBSC) since its foundations were…
An Cósta Thiar - a new TG4 Maritime TV series
The "culture, challenges and benefits" of living on the Atlantic seaboard are explored in a new TG4 Maritime TV series broadcast from this week. Áine Ní Bhreisleáin, presenter of Bladhaire on Raidió na Gaeltachta and co-presenter of Beo ar Éigean…
“Iontas na bhFarraigí Ceilteachta” is a three-part series presented by Eoin Warner which will be broadcast on TG4 from January 12th.
The courtship rituals of bottle-nosed dolphins, basking sharks congregating off the Irish coast and the sex-shifting cuckoo wrasse are documented in a new wildlife series on the Celtic coasts. “Iontas na bhFarraigí Ceilteachta” is a three-part series presented by Eoin…
Pat Mhichael during the construction of a 'bhád nua'
The Conamara family of sailors known as Clann Johnny Jimmy Pheaitín are profiled in a documentary on TG4. Pádraig, Jimmy and Seáinín are “Na Jimmys”, associated with the Galway Hooker An Mhaighdean Mhara. The programme “Bádóirí- Na Jimmys” interviews the…
Dorice, Hilda and Morse, the characters in the drama-documentary about a forgotten murder on TG4 this week
When Hilda Hunter eloped with Hori Morse on the SS Barrabool to Australia, little did she know that she would become the last victim of the Auxiliaries. She was on board another vessel, SS Medic, and trying to escape from…
Carnsore/Rosslare Coast Guard volunteers coordinating with gardaí in a search of the beach
Carnsore/Rosslare Coast Guard is featured in the third episode of Ireland’s Unidentified Bodies, now streaming on the Virgin Media Player. The episode glimpses into the coastguard’s part in assisting in a search for remains off the coast of Wexford. As…
Portrush RNLI coxswain Des Austin
Following previous appearances by Dunmore East, Kilmore Quay and Rosslare Harbour RNLI, the volunteer lifeboat crew in Portrush will be taking to the small screen next Tuesday 2 November as they feature in the 10th and final episode of this…
Dun Laoghaire Harbour RNLI features in Saving Lives at Sea
The volunteer lifeboat crew of Dun Laoghaire Harbour RNLI will be taking to the small screen on Tuesday, 19 October as they feature in the ninth episode of the BBC TV series Saving Lives at Sea. Real life rescue footage gives…
Dunmore East, Kilmore Quay and Rosslare Harbour RNLI, along with Rescue 117, conduct a joint rescue operation off the Wexford coast for the crew of the Cargo Vessel Lily B
RNLI lifesavers from Dunmore East, Kilmore Quay and Rosslare Harbour to feature in new series of TV documentary Saving Lives at Sea The volunteer lifeboat crews of Dunmore East, Kilmore Quay and Rosslare Harbour RNLI will be taking to the…
The late Patsy Dan Rodgers was Tory Island's king who campaigned to secure islanders unique way of living and features in the award winning documentary
A TG4 documentary on Donegal's Tory island has won an award at the Celtic Media Festival. The documentary entitled Treibh na nDéithe explores the life of a community on the "margins" of Ireland and Europe. The co-production between Ireland and…
Eoin Warner, presenter of TG4's new series, An Cuan
A year-long look at Dublin Bay’s ecosystem is the theme of a new television series on TG4 during the autumn. Presented by Eoin Warner, “An Cuan” focuses on the fact that Dublin is the only city of its type in…
Four Seasons in a Day poster
A documentary on the lives of people in coastal communities connected by the Carlingford Lough ferry will have its premiere in a special outdoor drive-in screening this Thursday (19 August). Four Seasons in a Day is one of six documentaries…
Ten day wonder – the brightly-restored Westerly Centaur Erisky is lifted out of her refit berth in Clontarf Y & BC's crowded boatyard after fulfilling a project within the RTE Ronseal Big DIY Challenge
When you see the projects which have been featuring on the Big DIY Challenge sponsored by Ronseal and hosted by comedian and Dun Laoghaire lifeboat crewman P J Gallagher on RTE 1 every Thursday at 8.30 pm, you'll have marvelled at…
One of the humpback whales spotted on the IWDG’s Iceland expedition in May 2018
Viewers in Ireland have another chance to catch a fascinating documentary on a unique expedition to the Arctic Circle tracing the origins of Ireland’s annual humpback whale visitors. Broadcast yesterday evening on RTÉ One, Ireland to Iceland - On the…
BBC1's Bloodlands stars James Nesbitt and was filmed on Srangford Lough
Bloodlands is a new crime thriller following DCI Tom Brannick, played by Co Antrim born actor James Nesbitt and filmed in Northern Ireland, principally in Strangford Lough. It's a classic Jed Mercurio executive produced thriller written by Chris Brandon who…
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