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TV programmes with a learning focus 27 March - 2 April



Designing Ireland

RTE Two  Monday  , 20.00 - 21.00 

A chance to catch the repeat of Designing Ireland with award-winning architect Angela Brady and design writer Sandra O'Connell as they explore the best of Irish design. The first programme looks at traditional crafts, distinctive buildings and some of Irelands most accomplished craft-maker's work.

Life Story

BBC Two     Thursday,  16.15- 17.15

David Attenborough narrates on the greatest of all adventures - the journey of life. This is the fourth episode in 'Life Story' with a focus on power and the privileges it brings.The programme features chimpanzees, archerfish, Alaskan bald eagle, meerkats, kangaroos and more.

Building Ireland

RTÉ One  Friday , 19:30 - 20.00

Architect Orla Murphy recounts the story of Kilkenny Castle, from its origins as a 12th-century fortress to its remodelling as an elegant stately home. Geographer Susan Hegarty explores the layout of medieval Kilkenny and engineer Tim Joyce finds out how a catastrophic flood in 1763 led to new bridges over the Rive Nore that are still in use today.

Do We Really Need a Moon?

BBC  Four Sunday, 21.00 - 22.00  

The moon is a familiar object in our sky but what would happen if it wasn't there? How would it affect life on Earth? Did you know that the moon was closer to Earth in the past and in the future it will be further away?
In this documentary, space scientist Dr. Maggie Aderin-Pocock explores the relationship between Earth and the moon. 

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