Perched on the Northwest tip of Europe, Ireland is famed for its rugged volcanic landscapes, vast lakes, ancient traditions and the unique charm of the locals. As BritainGÇÖs closest neighbour, it has left an indelible mark on their culture, be it the one in four Britons with Irish roots, raucous St Patricks Day celebrations or even the whiskey in the drinks cabinets. One of BritainGÇÖs most famous Irishmen, James Nesbitt, treats viewers to a guided tour around some of the most stunning sights, sounds and tastes that have made Ireland famous the world over - showcasing the people, places, culture and history of this incredible land. Each story brings us a different view of Irish life, from behind the scenes looks at iconic landmarks like the GiantGÇÖs Causeway and the world famous Blarney Castle to hidden treasures like the perfumeries of the Burren, and traditional seaweed baths at Strandhill. Stunning, captivating and endlessly surprising, all eight episodes paint an intimate and charming portrait of a different land that sits right on BritainGÇÖs doorstep.
James Nesbitt's Ireland
Steeped in history, culture and characters. This is a country with heart and with soul