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RTÉ puts Irish wildlife centre stage this spring

Wildlife Television and Radio Ireland

State broadcaster Radio Telefis Éireann (RTÉ) has announced an impressive array of wildlife and nature programming as part of its spring schedule. Hosted by passionate Irish naturalists and film-makers, the programmes capture and share the wonder of Irish wildlife. Ireland’s Wild Atlantic The season kicks off on the 22 April with….

Irish wildlife documentary wins 3 international awards

Colin Stafford-Johnson on a river in Ireland

“On a River in Ireland” — the international title of the series aired locally as “The Secret Life of the Shannon” — has won three awards at the prestigious Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival, including the “Grand Teton Best of Festival” award. Popularly dubbed the “wildlife film-making Oscars”, the Jackson….

Secret Life of the Shannon — Ireland’s wildlife in intricate slow-motion

Kingfisher, Secret Life of the Shannon

The Secret Life of the Shannon is a brand new two-part documentary exploring the amazing life on Ireland’s iconic River Shannon. It airs this coming Sunday the 26 May at 6:30pm on RTÉ One as part of RTÉ Goes Wild season. The second episode will air the following week, same….

Irish produced wildlife television nominated for two Emmy awards

Broken Tail

Dublin wildlife cameraman Colin Stafford Johnson’s tale of the journey of a wandering tiger across the Indian sub-continent has been nominated for two Emmy awards in the prestigious National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in the USA. The Crossing the Line documentary “Broken Tail”, follows Stafford Johnson’s quest as he….