Friday 23 February 2018

TV Highlights Monday

Danny Boy: The Ballad that Bewitched the World

RTE One, 9.35pm/BBC1, 10.35pm

Though it's sometimes derided as mawkish and sentimental in this country, for generations of emigrants, the song 'Danny Boy' has come to symbolise their Irishness. On its anniversary, this documentary explores the extraordinary story of this enduring air.Seinfeld

Sky Atlantic, 8.30pm

In a classic episode of Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld's (right) seminal sitcom, Jerry, George, Elaine and Cosmo leave a disappointing baseball game early in order to beat the traffic, only to get caught up in an elaborate carnival.Storyville

BBC4, 10.00pm

Filmed over five years, this episode of Storyville follows the travails of a wealthy couple who decided to buy a historic mansion in York and turn it into a fashionable hotel. But when the recession hit in 2008, their dream turned into a nightmare.A Mother's Son

UTV, 9.00pm

In the second part of this drama, Rosie is haunted by the possibility that her son could have been involved in the murder of a schoolgirl, and David (Martin Clunes, right) has found out that Jamie has been hanging around with a dropout.

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