07 Jul 2021

TV Programme 'A Giant’s Welcome' to air on Virgin Media (ROI)

Tourism NI ROI Office have again commissioned a two part programme which will air on Virgin Media Ireland TV this weekend. Journalist Ed Finn travels around Northern Ireland discovering some amazing places and faces behind our 'Giant Spirit'.

Starting with the wild, rugged coastline of Rathlin Island and gazing at the stars in Tyrone to a water adventure in the buzzing and dynamic cityscape of Belfast, to only a small step away on the stunning Ards Peninsula; Ed meets the incredible people who bring these places and unique experiences to life.

Join us as we Embrace a Giant Spirit on Virgin Media One on July 9th and 12th at 4pm and repeated on Virgin Media Two on July 11th (6pm) and 18th (5:30pm).  

Check out the promo video

The full TV programmes will be available to watch on the Discover NI YouTube Channel after both shows have aired (5pm on 9th & 12th July) here. 

The following industry will feature: 

Friday 9th July (Part 5):

  • Rathlin Island & RSPB Rathlin West Light Seabird Centre 
  • Aquaholics Sea Safari
  • Finnebrogue Woods
  • Armagh Observatory & Planetarium
  • Mid Ulster District Council 
  • OM Dark Sky Park & Observatory
  • Davagh Forest Mountain Bike Trails
  • Embrace Tours

Monday 12th July (Part 6):

  • Ards and North Down Borough Council
  • National Trust NI
  • Exploris Aquarium
  • Glass of Thrones
  • Ulster Museum
  • Mobile Team Adventure
  • Lets Go Hydro Resort

Virgin Media Television is Ireland’s largest commercial television group. Virgin Media Television consists of three national channels – Virgin Media One, Virgin Media Two, and Virgin Media Three.