A strand of five documentaries/series commissioned by RTÉ Television, produced by indigenous filmmakers, revealing stories and explorations of different facets of Ireland's rich wildlife. The documentaries will be broadcast on RTÉ One across 2010.
A three-part series of hour-long documentaries shot in high definition, that track the heroic journeys of Ireland's most remarkable wildlife travelers - the painted butterfly, humpback whale and barnacle goose - using the latest satellite tracking technology.
In this the third series of Living the Wildlife, Emmy award-wining cinematographer Colin Stafford Johnson travels around Ireland filming all sorts of wildlife; from bellowing toads in the sand dunes of Kerry to beeping hedgehogs in barley fields in Cork.
The Seahorseman is a four-part documentary which tells the story of the ancient seahorse, its fight for survival and an Irish man's dream to save it. The seahorse has long been heralded in myth and legend as a wondrous creature of the sea. However, this fascination may ironically be its undoing.
A four-part wildlife and natural history series, shot in high definition, tracking the return of the two largest birds of prey ever to darken Irish skies - the white tailed and the golden eagle - back home after an absence of over 100 years.Set against the most striking action of the wildlife year in the mountains of Kerry & Donegal.