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. He performs a duet of the song Maggie with tenor Glenn Murphy. He stops at Wells House to hear young Sean-nos performer, Iona Ritchie, to visit the Faery Forest located on its grounds, and to talk to storyteller Joe Brennan who regales him with ancient tales of the faery folk.
Episode Duration: 26 minutes and 46 seconds
Episode Number: 208
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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.