'Treasure Island: The Hunt for the Falcon Blanco' is the story of a 400-year-old mystery wrapped up in a modern day hunt for sunken Spanish Armada gold. Journalist Philip Boucher-Hayes investigates the claims of a group of divers to have found a wreck fifty years ago, before diving the site himself.
Ep 6 - Plot Twist
Several people who've heard rumours about the treasure turn up on Inishbofin as the dive expedition continues. A solution to the riddle of the diver's and boatman's conflicting stories. And a conclusion nobody saw coming.
TEASER - Ep 5
Episode 5, 'Full Fathom Fifteen' will be published on Wednesday 14th August.
Ep 4 - The Gentleman Adventurer
The only survivor of the Falcon Blanco tells his story. A commercial salvage operation hunts for the same wreck.
Ep 3 - Trust Nothing
Confronting the divers with the boatman's version of the truth. Following all the leads so far to their logical end.
Ep 2 - They Found Something
Disagreement among the four divers about what they did or did not find in 1969. The boatman who believes they hid the truth from him.
Ep 1 - X Marks the Spot
A mysterious civil servant sends four divers in search of sunken Spanish Armada gold in 1969. A bit of digging on Inishbofin in 2019 suggests there may be some truth to it.