Stunning Irish Wildlife Documentary Beats Planet Earth 2 For Top Award
We are lucky to live in such an incredibly beautiful country, with stunning scenery and amazing wildlife right on our doorstep.
John Murray's 'Wild Ireland – Edge of the World' is a two-part series, showcasing one of the most spectacular coastlines in the world, The Atlantic coastline, featuring the wildlife and wild places which make it so special.
John along with Emmy award winning wildlife cameraman Colin Stafford-Johnson take viewers on a journey along Ireland’s rugged Atlantic coast – the place Colin has chosen to make his home after 30 years spent shooting some of the world’s most celebrated wildlife films.
When it was broadcast on BBC earlier this year people were spellbound by the cinematography and wildlife sequences and now the show has scooped the Best Natural History Documentary prize at the Grierson Awards 2017, beating Planet Earth II
The opening show was watched by 2.9 million viewers on the BBC and was broadcast as a two hour special on PBS in the US, with over 2.5 million viewers tuning in.
While here at home the TG4 version "Éire Fhiáin" won Programme of the Year and Presenter of the Year for Eoin Warner at An tOireachtas 2017 Awards.