5 episodes

Manchán Magan investigates the quirks, conundrums and wonders of Ireland such as, how were the Irish able to make a cheese hard enough to kill the semi-divine leader of Connaught, Queen Maeve? What is it like to spend hours alone in an ancient cave of transformation where Gaelic warriors endured periods of isolation to prove their manhood? How long does it take for an urban pond to become a multi-dimensional wonderland? Or, what exactly is the neurological effect of staring at an art work? The Almanac of Ireland aims to answer these and many more questions.

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Manchán Magan investigates the quirks, conundrums and wonders of Ireland such as, how were the Irish able to make a cheese hard enough to kill the semi-divine leader of Connaught, Queen Maeve? What is it like to spend hours alone in an ancient cave of transformation where Gaelic warriors endured periods of isolation to prove their manhood? How long does it take for an urban pond to become a multi-dimensional wonderland? Or, what exactly is the neurological effect of staring at an art work? The Almanac of Ireland aims to answer these and many more questions.

    Stonemason

    Stonemason

    Manchán Magan uncovers a secret supernatural stonemason deep in the Tipperary countryside

    • 16 min
    Amethyst Quest

    Amethyst Quest

    Manchán Magan delves into the mystery of how an amethyst gem is born.

    • 10 min
    Tír Sáile

    Tír Sáile

    Discover the North Mayo sculpture trail, the largest public art trail in Ireland.

    • 12 min
    Food

    Food

    How were the Irish able to make a cheese hard enough to kill the semi-divine leader of Connaught, Queen Maeve?

    • 14 min
    Introducing... The Almanac of Ireland

    Introducing... The Almanac of Ireland

    Presenter Manchán Magan investigates the quirks, conundrums and wonders of Ireland. Starts July 29th 2020.

    • 1 min

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