A new series about the traditional Irish pub, coverage of this year's Electric Picnic, and new documentaries on Brian Linehan and Páidí Ó Sé are among the highlights of RTÉ's new summer schedule.  

The Imelda May Show will also return for a second series with a fresh set of Irish musicians talking to and performing with the Liberties belle. 

The Irish Pub is billed as a eulogy for the traditional Irish pub. The Gleneagle is a fly-on-the-wall documentary set in the Killarney entertainment venue.

New documentary Collusion will shed new light on the extent of collusion between loyalist paramilitaries and British security forces during The Troubles.

RTÉ One will play host to a number of new shows, including A Legacy, a three-part series focusing on the lives of Brian Lenihan, Tony Ryan and Páidí Ó Sé,

RTÉ Two will play host to some of the best sport, drama and music from around the globe.

Returning alongside The Sunday Game Live will be Thank GAA It's Friday, which will bring its usual mix of stars and grassroots stories.

New shows will include CSI: Cyber, which takes influence from the Dublin cyber psychologist Mary Aiken, and 1864 from Danish state broadcaster DR, whose previous shows include Borgen, The Killing and The Bridge.

August will see highlights of Ireland's Rugby World Cup warm up games against England, Scotland and Wales.

RTÉjr will show the world premiere of award-winning Irish animation The Day Henry Met, which focuses on encouraging children to use their imagination and discover the world around them.

Returning to RTÉjr will be Nelly and Nora, Wildernuts and the Irish language version of Lily's Driftwood Bay.

Speaking about the schedule, Managing Director of RTÉ Television Glen Killane said: "We’re confident that audiences in Ireland will enjoy some uniquely Irish viewing this summer on RTÉ."