TV programmes with a learning focus 16 - 22 April
RTE One Wednesday, 20:00 - 21.00
Repeat. John Creedon ends his journey to discover all he can about Irish weather as he goes behind the scenes at Met Eireann, and is challenged to present the forecast live on air.
RTÉ One Thursday , 19.00 - 20:00
The Setters of Ireland have a reputation for being the best gundogs in the world. This episode looks at their remarkable history and follows them to work in the country's bogs.
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RTÉ One Thursday, 20.30 - 21:30
Last in the series. Philip Boucher-Hayes examines the food waste problem, challenging a family to reduce how much they throw away and road-testing meal kits. He also finds out how Sunday's roast can be Monday's stock and hears about offal, now largely ignored, which was once the most fashionable meat to eat.
RTÉ ONE Sunday, 18:30 - 19.30
John Creedon presents the show from Dublin's CHQ building, where discoveries include a Bosco mug and some bones that may have belonged to St Peter and St Paul.
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