The Family Project
Tonight, RTE One, 7.30pm
Documentary series in which personalities visit Irish families and lend their expertise to different projects. Tonight, author Alice Taylor (left) visits the O'Brien's in Kilbarrack to help them write a children's book about their grandad, Peter.
City of Faith
Tonight, BBC1, 10.35pm
Documentary about faith. A farmer recalls the moment when he became a Christian, and a woman recounts how she turned to God after her brother-in-law's murder.
Thursday, BBC1, 8pm
Chris Hollins and Gaby Roslin (left) find out exactly what is in chicken nuggets. Gaby learns how to make homemade nuggets.
Ceol na nOilean
Friday, TG4, 8pm
This programme focuses on the Blasket Islands, (left) where music was an integral part of island life. Fergal MacAmhlaoibh reveals the importance of music there.
The Boyne Swim
Taking place at 12.30pm on Saturday, June 14, the Boyne swim is part of the Irish Maritime Festival. Entry fee is €20 (€10 for under 18s), and wetsuits are not essential, but they are recommended for all but the hardiest types. Expect top performers to be on hand, since this will be a timed race with the usual goody bags and prizes for senior and junior, along with wetsuit and non-wetsuit categories. See www.boyneswim.ie for registration.
Caring for Carers
Brain Tumour Ireland is celebrating National Carers Week by holding a coffee morning and information session for people caring for brain tumour patients and those with other neurological conditions. The event takes place on Saturday, June 14, in the Westbury Hotel, Grafton St, Dublin 2 at 11am. Tea/coffee and refreshments will be provided. To book your free place contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
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