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Galway to Baltimore

Episode 6 of 8

The Coast experts are exploring brand new territory - the wild west coast of Ireland, from Galway Bay to the Fastneck Rock, Ireland's most southerly point.

The Coast experts are exploring brand new territory - the wild west coast of Ireland, from Galway Bay to the Fastneck Rock, Ireland's most southerly point. Neil Oliver traces the inspiration behind Columbus's journey to America and hears how an Irishman could have reached the New World nine hundred years before him. Alice Roberts explores the botanical puzzle of 'The Burren', a limestone landscape where Arctic plants grow next to Mediterranean flowers, and visits the monastery on the tiny island of Skellig Michael. Miranda Krestovnikoff finds dolphins in the Shannon estuary and reveals the secret ingredient in seaweed.

1 hour

Last on

Mon 26 Sep 2011 19:00

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Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Neil Oliver
Presenter Miranda Krestovnikoff
Presenter Alice Roberts
Participant Nicholas Canny
Participant Dr E Charles Nelson
Participant Michael Williams
Participant John McArthy
Participant Simon Berrow
Participant Tim Severin
Participant Des Lavelle
Participant Diane Pitcher
Participant Michael Burke
Executive Producer William Lyons
Series Producer Steve Evanson

Broadcasts

  • Tue 10 Jul 2007 20:00
  • Sat 14 Jul 2007 21:00
  • Tue 24 Jul 2007 21:00
  • Thu 26 Jul 2007 01:15
  • Sat 28 Jul 2007 20:05
  • Sat 4 Aug 2007 01:30
  • Mon 31 Dec 2007 20:35
  • Sat 25 Oct 2008 17:40
  • Sat 25 Oct 2008 18:10
  • Thu 9 Apr 2009 20:00
  • Wed 3 Feb 2010 19:00
  • Sat 6 Feb 2010 15:30
  • Tue 26 Oct 2010 19:00
  • Mon 27 Dec 2010 16:15
  • Mon 26 Sep 2011 19:00

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