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Season 25 2017

  • 2017-01-04T20:00:00+01:00 on RTÉ One
  • 30 mins
  • 15 hours, 0 mins
  • Ireland
  • News, Special Interest

Nationwide is a television programme shown in Ireland each Monday, Wednesday and Friday evening at 19:00. Produced by RTÉ Cork, and broadcast on RTÉ One for around 30 minutes, it is presented by Anne Cassin and Mary Kennedy. Nationwide focuses on human interest stories and cultural events across the country.

31 episodes

25x01 Episode 1

  • Season Premiere

    2017-01-04T20:00:00+01:00 — 30 mins

Reports from around the country. The team take a look at Killaloe's efforts to become the first 'healthy town' in Ireland.

25x02 Episode 2

  • 2017-01-06T20:00:00+01:00 — 30 mins

In this programme, Nationwide visit the Guinness Storehouse and Trinity College in Dublin.

25x03 Episode 3

  • 2017-01-09T20:00:00+01:00 — 30 mins

Reports from around the country. The team visit Lough Derg, the third largest lake in Ireland and situated in the Shannon river basin.

25x04 Episode 4

  • 2017-01-11T20:00:00+01:00 — 30 mins

Reports from around the country. As thousands of students gather today at the RDS in Dublin, it is time to meet some former winners of the Young Scientist and Technology competition.

25x05 Episode 5

  • 2017-01-13T20:00:00+01:00 — 30 mins

Nationwide meet some older Irish men who are not letting their age get in the way of living their lives to the full.

25x06 Episode 6

  • 2017-01-16T20:00:00+01:00 — 30 mins

A special programme from London, which is still the favourite city destination for Irish emigrants.

25x07 Episode 7

  • 2017-01-18T20:00:00+01:00 — 30 mins

Special edition from the White House in Washington DC, where shortly Barack Obama will move out to be replaced with Donald Trump.

25x08 Episode 8

  • 2017-01-20T20:00:00+01:00 — 30 mins

Take a walk around Dublin nowadays and you might notice that there's been something of a revival in the craft of sign painting. Businesses are increasingly turning to artists to convey that their shop, cafe or restaurant has its own distinctive character.

25x09 Episode 9

  • 2017-01-23T20:00:00+01:00 — 30 mins

Nobody doubts that farming is a tough profession and it's even tougher when you're on the mountains along the Atlantic coast. Niall Martin has been to Achill to see the Mayo black-faced mountain sheep come to town for their winter check up.

25x10 Episode 10

  • 2017-01-25T20:00:00+01:00 — 30 mins

Meeting some of Ireland's top designers and crafts men and women who have gathered to meet buyers from around the world at the Showcase Ireland event at the RDS in Dublin.

25x11 Episode 11

  • 2017-01-27T20:00:00+01:00 — 30 mins

Reports from around the country. This programme focuses on the 'New DCU', as Dublin City University has brought together some of Ireland's leading colleges of education.

25x12 Episode 12

  • 2017-01-30T20:00:00+01:00 — 30 mins

A trip to Dublin's Docklands, now home to technology leaders like Facebook and leading financial services institutions.

25x13 Episode 13

  • 2017-02-01T20:00:00+01:00 — 30 mins

We meet some Irish people who emigrated to foreign lands to find work in years gone by but who have now returned home to take up opportunities here in Counties Cork, Kerry and Donegal.

25x14 Episode 14

  • 2017-02-03T20:00:00+01:00 — 30 mins

Valerie Waters visits two highly creative women in Bray, Co Wicklow, who are in the business of upcycling furniture and revamping existing home decor. Brian Walsh reports on the Waterford man who recycles old bicycles.

25x15 Episode 15

  • 2017-02-06T20:00:00+01:00 — 30 mins

Clare Island is one of Ireland's most beautiful and is the first of three islands off the West coast of Ireland. Located 5.6 kms off the coast of Mayo, Clare Island is situated at the mouth of Clew Bay.

25x16 Episode 16

  • 2017-02-08T20:00:00+01:00 — 30 mins

The team take the ferry to another of the beautiful islands off the west coast of Ireland - Inishturk Island or 'Island of the Wild Boar'.

25x17 Episode 17

  • 2017-02-10T20:00:00+01:00 — 30 mins

The final island trip this week is to Inishbofin the small island with a big personality. Inishbofin is situated 10 kms off the north Connemara coast, in Co. Galway.

25x18 Episode 18

  • 2017-02-13T20:00:00+01:00 — 30 mins

Nationwide have tales of romance and love from around the country.

25x19 Episode 19

  • 2017-02-15T20:00:00+01:00 — 30 mins

The team visits Blackhall Place in Dublin, the home of the Law Society of Ireland and an evolving learning centre since 1978.

25x20 Episode 20

  • 2017-02-17T20:00:00+01:00 — 30 mins

The team search Ireland for crafts people and designers, including work by students from Inchicore College of Further Education.

25x21 Episode 21

  • 2017-02-20T20:00:00+01:00 — 30 mins

Anne Cassin visits Ireland's first new town Shannon, which was developed in the 1960's and looks at how it has evolved over the past few decades.

25x22 Episode 22

  • 2017-02-22T20:00:00+01:00 — 30 mins

A look at the Irish who are making a life for themselves thousand of miles away in Australia.

25x23 Episode 23

  • 2017-02-24T20:00:00+01:00 — 30 mins

An eclectic round-up of news, views and events from around the country each week.

25x24 Episode 24

  • 2017-02-27T20:00:00+01:00 — 30 mins

The team look at projects of upcycling, from houses to vehicles and furniture, beginning with a home and garden.

25x25 Episode 25

  • 2017-03-01T20:00:00+01:00 — 30 mins

John Kilraine reports on President Michael D Higgins' state visits to Peru, Colombia and Cuba.

25x26 Episode 26

  • 2017-03-06T20:00:00+01:00 — 30 mins

Colm Flynn meets Irish people who are following their dreams in the 'Big Apple'. He meets Erika Fox, aka RetroFlame, a Kerry woman who is quickly becoming one of New York's most popular 'digital influencers'. Tyrone footballer and All-Ireland Champion Mickey Coleman who runs a successful waste management company in upstate New York talks about the challenges and opportunities of doing business in New York.

25x27 Episode 27

  • 2017-03-08T20:00:00+01:00 — 30 mins

The team meet Clare girl Caoimhe Greene, who is now a manager in one of the world's most plush hotels, the Waldorf Astoria.

25x28 Episode 28

  • 2017-03-10T20:00:00+01:00 — 30 mins

Reports from around the country. In the final of three Nationwide specials from New York, the team meet Cork woman Michelle McCarthy who always dreamed of a job in the music industry.

25x29 Episode 29

  • 2017-03-13T20:00:00+01:00 — 30 mins

Reports from around the country. The team are in Cork to hear stories of some of the city's great characters and to mark a significant anniversary of its oldest operating theatres.

25x30 Episode 30

  • 2017-03-15T20:00:00+01:00 — 30 mins

A special report on the origins of St Patrick's Day and the history of the Irish flag. Plus, behind-the-scenes look at the preparations for the St Patrick's Day parade in Dublin.

Mary Kennedy visits Chef Kevin Dundon at Dunbrody House in Co. Wexford for a chat and a look around the house and gardens before Kevin cooks a Turkey with all the trimmings.