TV Highlights


 

 

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The Voice of Ireland

RTÉ One, Sunday 5th January, 6.30pm
Genre:
Entertainment

Summary: RTÉ's smash hit show, The Voice of Ireland, returns to our screens in January 2014 with a new addition to the panel and a raft of exciting new talent. Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan, Jamelia, King of the Jungle Kian Egan and Bressie will be taking their positions in the spinning red chairs ready to hear the best talent Ireland has to offer. And if more than one chair turns, our coaches are willing to do whatever it takes to win!

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The Walshes

RTÉ One, Starts Thursday 6th March, 10.15pm
Genre:
Entertainment

Summary: New three part comedy written by Graham Linehan and comedy troupe Diet of Worms. Ciara (Amy Stephenson) reluctantly brings her new boyfriend (Shane Langan) home to meet her family. However, good first impressions aren't a Walsh family forte.

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Masterchef Ireland

RTÉ One, Tuesday & Wednesday, 8.30pm
Genre:
Lifestyle

Summary: The new series of MasterChef Ireland returns to RTÉ One on the 4th March 2014 at 8.30pm. Broadcasting twice a week for 10 weeks, the viewer can expect some changes in the kitchen. Nick Munier and Dylan McGrath are back but the format is slightly different from previous years. They have upped the pressure and the contestants will be pushed to their very limits.

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Neven Maguire: Home Chef

RTÉ One, Starts Wed 22nd January, 8.30pm
Genre:
Lifestyle

Summary: In this brand new 13-part series, Neven demonstrates two new recipes each week in his inimitable style, a style that has made him Ireland's most popular TV chef, and now also a hit in the US.

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Cloch Le Carn

RTÉ One, Starts Monday 10th March, 7.30pm
Genre:
Factual

Summary: A new series of Cloch Le Carn celebrates three Irish sporting legends. Episode 1: Páidí Ó Sé, Episode 2: Colm Murray, Episode 3: Kevin Heffernan.

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Eco Eye

RTÉ One, Starts Tuesday 7th January, 7.00pm
Genre:
Factual

Summary: This year's series is now a series of special one off big issue episodes. Each week Duncan Stewart will dissect a subject to its core and discover some surprising answers. The underlying theme will focus on environmental issues with solutions that are immensely beneficial to the Irish economy. This theme of green economy is central to Duncan's message of sustainability and resource efficiency, as he shows that it's not about spending money to save the environment, it's about saving money and creating jobs to save the environment.

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Gliondar

RTÉ One, Starts Monday 17th February, 7.30pm (4 x 30")
Genre:
Factual

Summary: A new series from Cláracha Gaeilge which reveals something of ourselves as a nation and focuses on the passion and exuberance that grips us as we follow our own individual pursuits.
In the first programme, we meet two women, both teachers with a passion for speed, who are committed rallyers.

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Hector Goes...

RTÉ One, Starts Monday 3rd March, 9.35pm
Genre:
Factual

Summary: After a hugely successful run in Series One Hector Goes… returns to RTÉ One with a new four-part series. Once again we'll get the orange combi van back on the road and Hector will hit the high roads and the low roads, the streets and the laneways as he discovers and explores down some of the quirkier side roads of Irish life. From Fishing to the GAA, from Courting to Digging for what lies beneath the ground Hector, in his own unique style, allows himself to become "immersed" in these various Irish worlds.

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Jigs and Wigs

RTÉ One, Starts Thursday 6th March, 8.30pm
Genre:
Factual

Summary: Jigs & Wigs is a new six part documentary series which looks at the extreme world of Irish dancing, a world that is constantly evolving.

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The Works

RTÉ One, Starts Friday 14th February, 8.30pm
Genre:
Factual

Summary: This is the first edition of The Works at the new timeslot of 8.30pm on Fridays on RTÉ One.

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Tracks & Trails

RTÉ One, Starts Friday 14th February, 7.30pm
Genre:
Factual

Summary: Featuring spectacular walks and cycle tracks in stunning locations all over the country, the programmes will be presented by a different personality each week in this five episode series.

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Fair City

TX:
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Sunday @ 8.00pm on RTÉ One
Genre:
Home-Produced Drama

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Quirke

TX:
Starts Sunday 16th February, 9.30pm (3 x 60")
Genre:
Home-Produced Drama

Summary: Quirke is chief pathologist in Dublin City morgue. A young woman's death leads Quirke to uncover a secret of Dublin's high Catholic society, among them members of his own family.

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The Mentalist

TX: Tuesdays, 10.35pm
Genre:
Acquired Drama

Summary: Patrick Jane (series star SIMON BAKER), an independent consultant with the California Bureau of Investigation (CBI), has a remarkable track record for solving serious crimes by using his razor sharp skills of observation and psychological manipulation.