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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…
Arthus Bertrand’s documentary “Home” from 2009 portrays “the beautiful diversity of our ecosystem
Climate change and its impact on sea and land is the theme of this year’s “Night of Ideas” festival hosted by the French embassy. The “Green Night of Ideas” lasts the month of February, with films available to view for…
The Nationwide team catch up with Henry O’Donnell and his support vessel Tor Dearg
A Donegal swimmer’s epic challenge to circumnavigate the island of Ireland will feature on RTÉ Nationwide tonight, Wednesday 6 January. As reported in October on Afloat.ie, Henry O’Donnell has been donning his fins and taking to the water — as…
Lough Derg RNLI’s inshore lifeboat Jean Spicer
Tuesday 13 October at 8pm is the date and time for your TV diary to see the volunteer crew of Lough Derg RNLI feature in the current series of Saving Lives at Sea on BBC Two. Viewers will see Lough…
A still from BBC One NI’s Belfast Lough: Cruises, Cranes and Cargo
A new TV series beginning tomorrow night (Tuesday 14 April) on BBC One Northern Ireland puts Belfast Harbour in the starring role. Today’s Belfast Telegraph features the three-part documentary, Belfast Harbour: Cruises, Cranes and Cargo, which was filmed in the…
Galway Hookers Macdara and An Tonaí will feature in the second series of Bádóiri starting tonight on TG4
On the western edge of Europe lies a unique culture that depended and fought with the Atlantic Ocean for thousands of years. It is the native sailboat, the Galway Hooker, that sustained this poorest of communities, and the new generation…
New TG4 Documentary Reaches Into Heart & Soul Of Irish Coast Guard
Following January’s film on Ireland’s offshore fishing industry, the latest episode of TG4 documentary series Tabú reaches into the heart and soul of the Irish Coast Guard — as told by the coastguard members in their own words. In the…
Adrian Chiles visiting Belfast Harbour for BBC Two series Our Coast
TV presenter Adrian Chiles will be seen helping to steer a boat into Belfast Harbour and getting behind the controls of a crane in the docks on network television. The BBC Two programme has an entire episode (3) from 'Our…
Scene from one of the many trawlers filmed for the new series of Tabú on TG4
The owner of a fishing trawler that took part in a new TG4 documentary series has revealed that the vessel caught fire and sinking during filming. According to the Irish Examiner, the Susanne II was one of several vessels being…

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