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24/08/2013

Duration:
57 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 24 August 2013

Anne Marie McAleese with the people, places and stories that make Northern Ireland unique.

  • All Ireland Coastal Rowing Championships

    All Ireland Coastal Rowing Championships

    The shores of Carnlough Bay and the picturesque harbour village play host to the All-Ireland Coastal Rowing Championships this weekend.

    We'll talk to Arnold Stewart, Secretary of Carnlough's Rowing Club and he'll take us through what to expect throughout the event.

    Irish Coastal Rowing Federation
  • Barn Owls

    Barn Owls

    Joining Anne-Marie in the studio is a feathered friend, PK, the barn owl who resides at the Avian Care Trust Centre.

    He'll be accompanied by John Woolsey, an Ulster Wildlife Barn Owl officer who'll also tell us about the current dangers facing such owls.

    Ulster Wildlife Trust
  • Camlough Lake Water Festival

    Camlough Lake Water Festival

    If you fancy a dip this weekend there's lots of events taking place on Camlough Lake as part of their fourth annual water festival.

    We'll talk to one of the organisers Padraig Mallon, a local celebrity following his recent swim from Donaghadee to Port Patrick and his crossing of the English Channel.

    Camlough Lake Water Festival
  • Steam Traction Engine Road Run

    Steam Traction Engine Road Run

    It's full steam ahead for three traction engines that will clock up 100 miles as part of the Samuel Beckett Happy Days Festival.

    They'll visit Enniskillen, Belturbet, Monaghan, Lisnaskea and railways enthusiast Alan Devers will tell us why.

  • Steam Traction Engine Road Run

    It's full steam ahead for three traction engines that will clock up 100 miles as part of the Samuel Beckett Happy Days Festival.

    They'll visit Enniskillen, Belturbet, Monaghan, Lisnaskea and railways enthusiast Alan Devers will tell us why.

  • Fulmar Watching At Downhill

    Fulmar Watching At Downhill

    Anne-Marie brought her binoculars to the North Coast where she met expert bird watcher Dot Blakely for a glimpse of fulmars on the rocky cliffs that tower above Downhill beach.

  • Fulmar Watching At Downhill

    Anne-Marie brought her binoculars to the North Coast where she met expert bird watcher Dot Blakely for a glimpse of fulmars on the rocky cliffs that tower above Downhill beach.

  • Portrush Amusements

    Portrush Amusements

    Barry's Amusements in Portrush is a playground of fun for children and Colm Quinn has been working there and seeing smiling faces for the past sixty years.

    Ronan Lundy caught up with the man who started working on the hobby horses way back in 1953.

  • Portmore Lough Reserve Fun Day

    Portmore Lough Reserve Fun Day

    On Saturday the RSPBs Portmore Lough Reserve in County Antrim is having a family fun day and there'll be everything from pond dipping to beekeeping demonstrations.

    Maeve Rafferty is community engagement officer for the RSPB and she'll be coming into the studio with a bug hotel and wisdom of what to do and see at the lough.

    RSPB Portmore Lough Reserve

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