Monday 18 December 2017

This week why don't you...


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.

Food Inspectors

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 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:

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