Ireland with Michael

Travel across Ireland with internationally renowned singer Michael Londra in a celebration of Irish culture, history, and music. Combining glorious video footage from the Emerald Isle, fascinating travel destinations, exciting cultural experiences, and performances from Irish stars, Ireland with Michael allows you to tour Ireland from your own home. Ireland with Michael takes viewers to intriguing Irish destinations where they'll learn about Irish history, meet local artisans, experience small-town pubs and food, and enjoy VIP access to unique musical and cultural experiences. Using performances with public television favorites like Celtic Thunder's Ryan Kelly and Celtic Woman's Chloe Agnew, chats with New York Times best selling author Eoin Colfer (Artemis Fowl), platinum artist Nathan Carter, traditional Irish music legends, Beoga and many more, Michael takes the viewer on an Irish adventure the only way he knows how; through music, song and dance.

Sat, Oct 8 6:30 P.M. The Galway Girl     NHPBS

Michael meets the quintessential Galway Lady, Michelle Lally - lead singer of Irish music legends De Dannan for a beautiful vocal performance.

Sat, Oct 15 6:30 P.M. The Pirate Queen of Mayo     NHPBS

County Mayo is the birthplace of Michael's grandfather.

Sat, Oct 22 6:30 P.M. The Land of Yeats     NHPBS

The episode begins in Sligo town, steeped in the history of Nobel Poet Laureate William Butler Yeats.

Sat, Oct 29 6:30 P.M. Beyond The Pale     NHPBS

A tour of the Kilruddery Estate hosted by Lord Ardee of Meath who shows Michael his home which has been in his family for 400 years.

Sat, Nov 5 6:30 P.M. The Mad Dash     NHPBS

In a wild compendium of sites around the country, Michael visits the shores of Loch Corrib at Ashford Castle, gets a lesson in making Guinness bread at the Ferrycarrig Hotel, tours the gorgeous Mount Congreve Gardens, and even meets the artistic director of Macnas, the creators of the fantastic puppet parades in Galway.

Sat, Nov 12 6:30 P.M. The Rose of Mooncoin     NHPBS

Michael Londra tours the medieval city of Kilkenny with a stop to explore the old Kilkenny castle stables, which have been transformed to host local artisans.

Ireland with Michael By Episode


NHPBS Over-the-Air Broadcast

WENH-TV Ch. 11 Durham

WLED-TV Ch. 48 Littleton

WEKW-TV Ch. 18 Keene

W50DP-D Ch. 50 Hanover

W34DQ-D Ch. 34 Pittsburg

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