A new TV series focusing on life on Ireland’s islands will feature the challenges facing people on Arranmore.
Funded by TV3 and the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland, ‘Islanders’ was produced by TV3 Productions.
From Arranmore in Co. Donegal to Whiddy Island in Cork via Inishturk in Co.Mayo, this revelatory series captures the fight for a way of life that is rapidly disappearing.
The three part series ‘Islanders’ will air in the New Year and you can view the promo here.
This revelatory series is set within breath-taking landscapes and capturing the spectacular wild Atlantic way, this is dramatic reality like no other.
Filmed across the year, the cameras are present as twists and turns occur in our casts dramatic lives. Each cast members story is emblematic of the issues surrounding island life – population decline, employment, inshore fishing, rural decline and fading history but also the wider factors facing rural communities, their deep community bonds and their self-sufficiency.