Michael learns about Charlie Chaplin's love for Kerry and his particular fondness for the Butler Arms Hotel in Waterville. Ireland's leading opera tenor, Gavan Ring guides us around Cahiciveen to hear some local song and something far more exotic. Michael hears about Daniel O Connell, the great liberator and his friendship with Frederick Douglas. Despite a fear of heights Michael bravely climbs to the top of Cahergall Fort for a view of Skellig Michael, site of 2 Star Wars movies and the Atlantic beyond. Folk singer Aoife Scott sings Wild Atlantic Way.
Episode Duration: 26 minutes and 46 seconds
Episode Number: 301
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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.