Travel across Ireland with internationally renowned singer Michael Londra in a celebration of Irish culture, history, and music. Combining glorious video footage from the Emerald Isle, fascinating travel destinations, exciting cultural experiences, and performances from Irish stars, Ireland with Michael allows you to tour Ireland from your own home. Ireland with Michael takes viewers to intriguing Irish destinations where they’ll learn about Irish history, meet local artisans, experience small-town pubs and food, and enjoy VIP access to unique musical and cultural experiences. Using performances with public television favorites like Celtic Thunder’s Ryan Kelly and Celtic Woman’s Chloe Agnew, chats with New York Times best-selling author Eoin Colfer (Artemis Fowl), platinum artist Nathan Carter, traditional Irish music legends, Beoga and many more, Michael takes the viewer on an Irish adventure the only way he knows how; through music, song and dance.
Episode 1: It’s a Long Way From Here to Clare
Singer Michael Londra, travels to County Clare to walk the Cliffs of Moher, to sample the pubs along the Wild Atlantic Way and to hear performances by One for the Foxes and the Kilfenora Céilí Band
Episode 2: Slaney Valley
Michael heads to his hometown on the Sunny South East. Known for their funny accent, their maritime history and most of all, their love of singing, Wexford people are unique. We see Johnstown Castle, the National Opera House and hear about the founder of the American Navy, Commodore John Barry.
Episode 3: May the Road Rise to Meet You
Michael heads to Lough Erne learning about its mystic past. He then meet musical legends Nathan Carter, Niamh Dunne and Sean Og Graham. On the way there is a stop at a gin distillery.
Episode 4: In a Neat Little Town They Call Belfast
Michael is back up north starting in Belfast where he meets Riverdance legend Jason O Neal and the Shamrock Tenors. There is a quick stop at the Titanic Museum before meeting Celtic Thunder singer Ryan Kelly in his hometown.
Episode 5: The Kilmore Carol
First stop is the fishing village of Kilmore Quay to learn about The Kilmore Carol and some Fish and Chips. Then on to meet NY Times Best Selling author Eoin Colfer to learn about and climb Hook Head Lighthouse. Michael visits the Kennedy Homestead, family farm of the Kennedy dynasty and recalls the influence JFK had on his own life.
Episode 6: Alive, Alive O
A whirlwind walking tour of Dublin starting in Trinity College founded in 1592 before meeting his friend Chloe Agnew of Celtic Woman fame to talk about her love of Ireland’s capital. We then get a performance of Dublin songs from Niall O Sullivan in Kilmainham Gaol and Brian Kennedy on the banks of the Royal Canal.