Leitrim, Cavan & Fermanagh lakelands on Irish TV

The wonders of the Lakeland region of Leitrim, Cavan and Fermanagh will be revealed to an international audience on Irish TV this week.

The wonders of the Lakeland region of Leitrim, Cavan and Fermanagh will be revealed to an international audience on Irish TV this week.

Ireland’s first international TV station has produced a special feature on the counties’ spectacular walking routes for its ‘Out and About’ series, which can be seen on Sky Channel 191 on Thursday, September 4th at 9pm.

“People and communities are at the heart of Irish TV,” said Presenter Aisling Carragher.

In Leitrim Aisling enjoyed the vistas along Sliabh An Iarainn before heading to neighbouring Cavan where she travelled the Cavan Burren Park and Cavan Way.

In Fermanagh the crew took in the Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark, Cuilcagh Mountain Park and Lough Navar Forest.

Leitrim walking guide John Burke invites viewers to enjoy unspoilt scenery, while Cavan County Council’s Geopark Geologist, Grainne O’Connor is delighted the county’s walks are being showcased to a global audience.

“It’s a wonderful way to introduce people to our many wonderful attractions including our latest addition, Cavan Burren Park,” said Grainne.

The delights of the Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark, which spans parts of Cavan and Fermanagh, are explored with Michelle Shannon, Geopark Supervisor.

“Our beautiful waterways and stunning landscapes provide the stage for a memorable day out walking.

“We have something to suit everyone. You’ll be enchanted. You will want to stay,” said Michelle.

Households in Ireland have access to Irish TV on Sky TV 191, Freesat 400, eircom eVision 191 and online at irishtv.com.

The channel will also be available throughout the USA, Asia and Australia.

The Autumn TV schedule will include ‘On the Road with Lisa McHugh,’ ‘Kenny Wild’ road trip of a lifetime along the Wild Atlantic Way and ‘Cooking with Treyvaud’ which sees him in culinary action in lakes and trees as well as his kitchen.