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River Barrow Features in New Series of 'Abhainn'
#OnTheTV - A new series of Abhainn begins this evening on RTÉ One as the Irish-language TV programme explores Ireland's second-longest river, the River Barrow. Described by the Kilkenny People as one of Ireland's most picturesque rivers, the programme will…
Howth Trawler Assist Features on 'Ireland's Search and Rescue'
#Rescue - The most recent episode of Ireland's Search and Rescue features a combined mission by Howth RNLI and the Irish Coast Guard to aid a fishing vessel off Howth earlier this year. As previously reported on, the Howth…
Bass Angling Feature on Tonight's 'Ear to the Ground'
#ON THE TV - Tonight's episode of Ear to the Ground on RTÉ One will feature a report on bass angling in Ireland, and the commercial fishing sector's efforts to re-open bass fisheries. Among those interviewed for the feature were…
Exclusive Footage of Tit Bonhomme Rescue on RTÉ
#MARITIME TV PROGRAMMES - Footage from the rescue of the only survivor of the Tit Bonhomme tragedy in West Cork last January will feature in the first of a new series of Ireland's Search and Rescue tomorrow evening on RTÉ…
Ar an Oileán (On the Island)
#ISLANDS ON TV – A new four-part series Ar an Oileán (On the Island) begins next Monday (12 November) on RTE 1 at 7.30pm. The series focuses on two islands, the West Cork island of Cape Clear Island and Inis…
Living the Wildlife Visits 'Underwater Ireland'
#DIVING ON TV - The latest episode of RTÉ One's natural history series Living the Wildlife takes a look at the secrets of 'Underwater Ireland'. Presenter Colin Stafford-Jones goes diving with renowned underwater wildlife photographer Nigel Motyer, who has had…
RTÉ One Screening 'A Grand Experience' on the Royal Canal Tomorrow Night
#MARITIME ON TV - Be sure to tune in to RTÉ One tomorrow night (Tuesday 16 October) for a special one-off TV documentary following three very different artists on a voyage of inspiration along the Grand Canal. A Grand Experience,…
Lusitania Owner Rejects TV Doc Findings, Wants Second Dive
#LUSITANIA - The millionaire owner of the Lusitania shipwreck has rejected the findings of the recent TV documentary investigating the mystery of its sinking. The Irish Independent reports that Gregg Bemis is seeking permission from the Government to mount another…
Event to Mark Worldwide Release of 'Dark Secrets of the Lusitania'
#LUSITANIA - M3 TV Productions will be holding a special event in the Port of Cork on 14 September to mark the worldwide release of Dark Secrets of the Lusitania. The TV documentary, which premiered last month on the National…
Alien Deep TV Show Previewed at Euroscience Open Forum (ESOF)
#ESOF – This Thursday, 12th July, will see ALIEN DEEP, the brand new National Geographic Channel series have its world premiere in Ireland at the Euroscience Open Forum  (ESOF) 2012. The IT'S ALIVE episode of this five-part series will be…
Coverage of Clipper Homecoming Festival…‘Legenderry’
#CLIPPER COVERAGE - To mark the stopover in Londonderry of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, BBC 1 Northern Ireland will present an hour-long programme tomorrow evening at 7pm. The show presented by Claire McCollum and Gavin Andrews, will…
‘Nationwide’ Sets Sail for the Galway Volvo Ocean Race
#VOR ON NATIONWIDE – In addition to coverage of the Volvo Ocean Race on TG4 as previously reported, the prestigious global yachting event will also feature in tomorrow's edition of Nationwide on RTE 1 at 7 p.m. Tens of thousands…
New TV Documentary on Dark Secrets of the Lusitania
#LUSITANIA - A new TV documentary on the National Geographic Channel follows what might be the last expedition to the wreck of the Lusitania, in a bid to get to the bottom of the century-old mystery surrounding the ill-fated vessel.…
TG4 to Broadcast Volvo Ocean Race Sailing Action Live from Lorient and Galway
#VOR – Catch all the latest action and news from the Volvo Ocean Race on TG4 . TG4 will broadcast the in-port race live from Lorient next Saturday as well as the start of Leg 9 on Sunday. On Saturday…
Life Patrol: On The Banks of The Foyle
#Maritime TV Programmes – A new series Life Patrol: On The Banks Of The Foyle starts tomorrow night at 10.35pm on BBC 1 Northern Ireland. The series gets exclusive access following the work of the Foyle Search and Rescue, the…
Sunken Tanks and U-Boats Among Secrets of NI's Role in WW2
#MARITIME TV PROGRAMMES - A sunken U-boat off Malin Head will be one of the sites visited by Dan Snow in a new series looking at Northern Ireland's role in the Second World War. Dig WW2 With Dan Snow, a…

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