"Ireland's Hidden Treasures," a new series from RTÉ, lets viewers explore behind the scenes of the best museums on the Emerald Isle.

Immerse yourself in a captivating journey with "Ireland's Hidden Treasures," a three-part series that highlights the country's cultural heritage in a way like never before. The show artfully demystifies the world of museums, making Ireland's rich history not just accessible but irresistibly engaging for all.

Venture behind the scenes of the iconic National Library and National Museum of Ireland, where hidden stories and secrets come to life through the passionate eyes of those who guard these national treasures. Prepare to journey the length and breadth of the country as some of the nation’s most fascinating regional museums are revealed.

Episode 2, airing on Sunday, April 28 at 6.30pm on RTÉ One, features Dr. Siobhán Doyle, author of ‘The History of the GAA in 100 Items’. Follow Siobhán as she oversees the meticulous restoration of a 19th-century Renaissance Della Robbia ceramic in Dublin's National Museum, and then fly down to the Cork Public Museum to unveil the Hoyten-Rutter photographic collection, gifting audiences a unique glimpse of Cork city and culture during the early 1900s.

The series brings the past into the present with vivid clarity as the journey continues with Gerry Long, Assistant Keeper, Special Collections, who takes viewers behind the bookshelves and unboxes the secrets and hidden histories of the National Library of Ireland. From the Yeats sisters to the famous Irish language publishers Sáirséal agus Dill, Gerry reveals some of highlights in the collections of the NLI.

The show also follows Darragh Kenny, a young treasure hunter from Cork who returns to the National Museum of Ireland to see the 5,000 year old arrowhead he unearthed on Dunworley Beach in 2022. Finally, fly around the country to experience the wonders of the Galway City Museum in Galway and the unique charm of the Cashel Folk Village in Co. Tipperary.

"Ireland's Hidden Treasures" is a vibrant journey into the heart of what makes Ireland unique, presenting history not as a series of events, but as a tapestry of captivating stories waiting to be told. Perfect for family viewing, the series promises to entertain, educate, and inspire viewers of all ages and interests.

Tune into RTÉ on Sunday at 6.30pm for "Ireland's Hidden Treasures," and embark on a voyage that goes beyond the display cases of museums to unearth the living heart of Irish history and culture. Catch up on missed episodes via RTÉ Player.