The final episode of “Creedon’s Wild Atlantic Way” will be available worldwide on RTÉ Player International from this Sunday, 9 August.
The series, which has been extremely popular both domestically and internationally, bring the viewers on a guided tour of Ireland’s west coast, along the 2,500 kilometer coast route. The three-part series, evoking the magic and spirit of Ireland’s west concludes with the epic road trip from Kinsale, in Cork, to the very top of Ireland – Donegal’s Malin Head.
On the final leg of this mammoth journey John attempts to break the fishing record of 15 species in one session as he says goodbye to Mayo in Erris Beo. John Creedon visits Sligo and discovers hidden archaeology with the origins of Newgrange in the middle of a housing estate.
Creedon takes a boat trip around Donegal Bay with acclaimed actor Sean McGinley and explores what makes us uniquely Irish. Then in the heart of the Gaeltacht, Glencolmcille, Creedon goes on an ancient pilgrimage.
The Wild Atlantic Way has drawn people to its coastline for centuries, from early Christian monasteries to the Viking raiders. It also witnessed the tyranny of the Cromwellian era, the heartache of the famine and the scourge of emigration. Despite all of this, Ireland’s west coast has survived to become a sanctuary and refuge for many.
Creedon wants to get to the heart of this re-imagining and reinventing of the west. He will discover how we have been redefining our relationship with the Atlantic Ocean, as Ireland develops a reputation as a cold water paradise for water enthusiasts.
A not to be missed series for anyone who wants to discover or re-discover Ireland’s magical western coast and its stories, all episodes of John Creedon’s Wild Atlantic Way will be available for unlimited catch up on RTÉ Player International app, Ireland’s only multi-genre online TV service. To download the app visit the app store: http://apple.co/1f6UnMt.RTÉ Player International is a Irish iOS TV service with over nearly 500 hours of superb Irish television content. Catch up on the latest just-aired TV programmes, binge on box sets, or discover hidden Irish gems in a curated collection.