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Living the Dream RTÉ One, Wednesday 8.30pm

Programme 1

In the first episode of the series, we join successful pub owners Liam and Bernie Murphy from Cork as they follow their dream to run a fine-dining style restaurant in the culinary capital of the world, New York City.

Liam and Bernie's 3 pubs in Cork are doing a roaring trade and now that their four children are grown up it's the perfect time for them to swap their pub management roles to return to Liam's first love; cooking. Liam is a trained chef with years of experience in hotel kitchens but can he transform his carvery lunch skills to Michelin star standard?

Things heat up as hot-tempered Knife & Fork restaurant owner Damien Brassel puts Liam's culinary skills to the test. Will Liam learn to deal with Damien's difficult temperament and successfully produce top class dishes in the Knife & Fork Restaurant or does he concede under the pressure?


Liam and Bernie with restaurant owner Damien Brassel
Liam and Bernie with restaurant owner Damien Brassel