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57 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 14 May 2011

Anne Marie McAleese and the team go in search of the weird and wonderful across Northern Ireland, reflecting local life and offering a guide to the things to see and do.

  • Wild Week Live

    Wild Week Live

    Caroline Nolan is in County Down as she visits Strangford Lough to witness the release of one of nature’s slipperiest characters the Conger Eel and Darryl Grimason is in the studio to tell tails of his ventures into the deep blue sea as we follow up on his dive with the Conger Eels at Strangford Lough as part of BBC’s Wild Week Live.

    Your Place and Mine will be live from Rathlin Island on Saturday the 21st May as part of the week and you can follow Darryl as he co-presents Wild Week Live on BBC 1 Northern Ireland with Dona Traynor online with Facebook and Twitter.

    Wild Week Live
  • Rocks around the North

    Earthquakes, volcanoes, glaciers and warm tropical seas, we have them all as we travel back in time with Mike Simms geology curator from the Ulster Museum in to tell us a bit more about Northern Irelands weird and wonderful geological past with Rocks Around the North.

    Belfast Geologists’ Society
  • Glenelly Valley Walk

    The scenic beauty of the Sperrins is the backdrop as we go to Glenelly Valley with Nuala McCullagh who with about 250 other people will walk in aid of Alzeheimers Awareness.

    Registration is from 2:00pm on Sunday the 15th May at Cranagh Hall, the walk starts at 2:30pm. It is £5 a person or £15 for a family.

  • My Place, My Space

    The Primary School Children of Northern Ireland let us know where their favourite ‘Place’ is as we hear from the finalists of the recent My Space my Place competition.

  • Florence Court Blacksmith

    Florence Court Blacksmith

    Conor McKay gets to grips with the bellows as he visits Basil Chambers who lives a stones throw away from Florencecourt where he volunteers his skills looking after the forge at the big house and we hear from Gemma Elliott who is the Development Officer with the Trust how you can volunteer yourself at one of the National Trusts most beautiful sites.

    Florence Court
  • The Maguire Clan

    Once considered to be the equivalent of the Royal Family in Ireland the Maguire Clan have quite a history in the county of Fermanagh. Learning Officer Catherine Scott is in our Fermanagh studio to tell us about the Maguire Family History weekend as well as more about one of the clans more ‘Hospitable’ members.



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