Images of Ireland's coastline and countryside will be beamed into homes across Britain during a new TV series called Ireland: Coast & Country, which began airing on More4 on the evening of Wednesday 22 June.
The three-part series will follow various personalities from across the island of Ireland - offering viewers the chance to learn about their daily activities and lifestyles and to see our spectacular landscape. The series was produced by Afro-Mic Productions, a Belfast-based production company, and is supported by Tourism Ireland.
Characters set to feature in the series include a wild ocean photographer in Co. Clare, Ireland's first and only vermouth makers on Valentia Island, a lighthouse keeper on Rathlin Island, and a goat herder in Howth, as well as three mountain climbers - all over 70 years old - exploring the Wicklow Mountains.
Statement By Tourism Ireland's Head Of Great Britain
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Julie Wakley, Tourism Ireland's head of Great Britain, stated, "Tourism Ireland was delighted to support the production of this new three-part TV series, Ireland: Coast & Country. With a large audience right across Britain set to watch the series on More4, it's a great way to shine a spotlight on the island of Ireland - highlighting our spectacular coastline and countryside, our wonderful people and some of the fantastic experiences on offer here. It will remind British viewers why Ireland is a great choice for a holiday.
"Publicity and broadcasts like this are a key element of Tourism Ireland's programme of activity, to encourage travellers in Britain to put the island of Ireland on their holiday wish-list."
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