Major new famine documentary based on UCC book to screen on RTÉ

To mark the 175th anniversary of the beginning of the Great Irish Famine a major two-part documentary based on University College Cork’s Atlas of the Great Irish Famine will be broadcast this evening (Monday 30th November) and Monday 7th December at 9:30pm on RTÉ One. ‘The Hunger’ – the story of the Irish Famine – is a co-production of UCC, RTÉ, […]

Dermot Bannon and Baz Ashmawy shake up RTÉ’s Sunday autumn/winter schedule

Dermot Bannon and Baz Ashmawy shape up for home improvement Sundays on 18th October on RTÉ One with two additions to the RTÉ autumn/winter schedule with series 3 of Dermot Bannon’s Incredible Homes and the brand-new DIY SOS: The Big Build Ireland.   Dermot Bannon’s Incredible Homes is back as Ireland’s best-known architect once again packs his bags and visits […]

Connect Through Culture, Le chéile trí Chultúr – Culture Night on TG4

Culture Night (September 18th) on TG4 2020 will celebrate the arts in Gaeltacht communities in conjunction with Ealaín na Gaeltachta, and a tv premiere of bilingual film ‘Cumar’; a love letter to Galway from its arts community. ‘Tearmann’ (meaning Sanctuary) is an insightful documentary film featuring new and innovative work from various Gaeltacht artists will […]

TG4’s Underdogs series is looking for players

Fota Wildlife Park along with the Irish Research Council co-fund the Irish Ladybird Research Project and the project scholar, Gill Weyman, is based at Fota Wildlife Park and School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences in University College Cork. Gill is now calling on the public in the Glanmire, Ballincollig and Cork City areas to […]

Fleadh2020- new series on TG4

Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann is the world’s largest celebration of Irish music, language, song and dance. This year was due to be a big year for Mullingar—dubbed ‘The Homecoming,’ the 2020 Fleadh was set to return to the place where it all began in 1951. Because of COVID-19, however, the event has been cancelled for […]

Ireland’s music organisations invite the nation to perform in a tribute to our frontline workers on European Music Day: Sunday June 21, 2020

As a tribute to Ireland’s frontline heroes, every adult and child in Ireland is invited to perform Ode to Joy (Óid don Lúcháire), the European Anthem, on their doorstep on Sunday June 21 2020, European Music Day. To launch the tribute, some of Ireland’s finest musicians and singers will perform Ode to Joy streamed live from the steps of […]

Meitheal na mBan- A fundraiser by TG4 to raise money for Women’s Aid

Meitheal na mBan is an inspirational and empowering series of online concerts led by Ireland’s top female musicians and artists as they perform directly from their own homes, in a much-needed fundraiser to support the victims of domestic abuse. For many women at this difficult time, has left them and their children in great danger. […]

Unique G.A.A. Dream-team formed for cameo roles in the first movie on the Easter Rising

From April 24th- 30th 1916, an act of rebellion changed the course of Irish history and marked the beginning of the decline of the British Empire. When the Easter Rising ended, the execution of its brave leaders handed the baton to Michael Collins and others to fight for Irish freedom in the War of Independence. […]

New Stay At Home Library for older Irish people abroad

EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum has developed a Stay At Home Library curated especially for older Irish people abroad who are cocooning at home. The link is https://dublin.epicchq.com/stay-at-home For anyone missing Ireland, the Stay At Home Library brings entertaining, evocative and interesting Irish conversations, dramas, music, podcasts, poetry, scenery and sport to their screens. There’s […]

Another month of classic matches ahead as TG4 announce All Ireland Gold schedule for May #AllIrelandGold

Sunday 3rd May 14:25 1997 Leinster Senior Football Semi-Final Kildare v Meath Another chance to see Kildare v Meath in the 1997 Leinster Senior Football Semi Final replay from Croke Park. Reigning All Ireland champions Meath who were managed by Sean Boylan had eliminated Dublin in the Leinster quarter final and were up against Mick […]

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