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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…
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 Afloat.ie, 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,…

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