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#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…
Asgard Landing, Lambay Wreck Mystery To Feature On BBC TV's 'Coast'
#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
#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
#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!
#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
#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
#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…
TV3's 'Cork Mega Port' Gets Another Series
#portofcork – Following on from the huge success of TV3's– 'Cork Mega Port' in April 2014, TV3 have commissioned a second series with another four episodes, due to air in 2015. This fly on the wall style documentary will once…
On the TV: ‘Ade to Sea’ Explores Manchester Ship Canal, Liverpool Docks and Giant Welsh Wind Farm
#OnTV – It may be the final episode of 'Ade to Sea' (tomorrow, Thursday on UTV at 8.30pm) however England's North West and notably the Manchester Ship Canal are to feature topics, among them those previously covered on Afloat.ie, writes…
Hector Goes Fishing In First Of New Four-Part Series
#OnTV - Hector Ó hEochagáin returns to our screens tonight with a new four-part series of Hector Goes, beginning with a spot of fishing in Ireland's coastal waters. Getting his orange combi van back on the road, Hector explores the…
On the TV: Dick Strawbridge Looks Into 400 Years of Building Belfast Harbour
#OnTV - Tonight BBC One Northern Ireland is to broadcast "Belfast City: Mud, Sweat and 400 Years". The documentary starting at 22.35 is presented by former army engineer Dick Strawbridge who knows a thing or two about incredible feats of…
Irish Teens Begin 'Blue Zoo' Filming In Australia
#OnTV - Four Irish teenagers are currently having the time of their lives filming a new marine wildlife documentary series in Australia, according to RTÉ's The Entertainment Network. As previously reported on Afloat.ie, Blue Zoo will follow the exploits of…
Irish Wildlife Showcased In New BBC TV Production
#OnTV - Footage of fin whales filmed by the BBC off the coast of Ireland in November 2012 is set to feature prominently in a new TV series called The Great British Year. The programme, which airs on BBC One…
Teens Wanted For New Marine Wildlife TV Show
#OnTV - RTÉ is on the lookout for Irish teenagers to take part in a new marine wildlife documentary series shooting in Australia later this year. Blue Zoo will follow a group of eight young people - four from Ireland…
New TV Series Unveils 'Secret Life of the Shannon'
#OnTV - Sunday 26 May sees the first of a two-part documentary series on The Secret Life of the Shannon on RTÉ One. The series will take viewers on a journey along the River Shannon with wildlife cameraman and presenter…

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