Television

New ‘Redwater’ details revealed

New ‘Redwater’ details revealed

Series may be broadcast in US NEW details have been revealed about the upcoming BBC series ‘Redwater’ which was filmed in Dunmore East during the summer of 2016. The picturesque area of East Waterford is to depict the fictional village of Redwater in the high profile series which will focus on popular ‘EastEnders’...
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Wrecking the Rising

Wrecking the Rising

The Sweet and Lowdown Michelle Clancy Arts & Entertainment Editor Wrecking the Rising (Éirí Amach Amú) is a new three-part comedy drama written by Waterford man James Phelan for TG4. It stars Peter Coonan (Fran from ‘Love/Hate’), Owen McDonnell and recent IFTA nominee Sean T O Meallaigh, playing three...
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TV Review: De La Salle Choir

TV Review: De La Salle Choir

It was great to see the De La Salle College Senior Choir compete so well in the Derry Millennium Centre on RTE1 in the All Island School Choir of the Year competition. Unfortunately, the Dublin Wesley Choir, Ballinteer under their conductor Helen Doyle won out in the end (they were runners-up last year). The De La...
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TV Review – Tall Ships

TV Review – Tall Ships

As the excitement gathers and the city decks itself out for the return of the Tall Ships it was great to catch the ITV programme about the Cornish, Port Isaac shanty group Fisherman’s Friends who are making the charts and putting sea shanties back in the big time.
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The Apprentice

The Apprentice

Sir Alan Sugar is back on BBC1 with The Apprentice and this time he’s not offering a job in his organisation, but £250,000 sterling to set up a company that he will own half of and the winner will be part employed with Sir Alan giving him the cash. We will have lots of suits, powers dressers and ego high achievers...
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Kennedy’s

Kennedy’s

Can’t see what all the fuss was about with the mini-series The Kennedy’s now relegated to the History Channel. I have seen a few episodes; it’s as good as The Tudors or such history-lite with a dash of naughty and nothing to frighten the pets. Don’t mind about the accent, and enjoy Tom Wilkinson’s wicked Joe Kennedy...
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TV Review: The Killing

TV Review: The Killing

Now that the ten week Danish subtitled The Killing is over some people are talking about it as if it was some watershed or new direction in television. The whodunit that kept them all guessing on BBC4, well that is the half million or so who watched it. About 6 million watched Kenneth Branagh’s Wallander.
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