PBS has announced the national television premiere of VISIONS OF IRELAND
Saturday, March 3 at 9 pm on PBS (check local listings or pbs.org)! The 18th
program in WLIW New York’s acclaimed VISIONS series showcases the land
of saints and scholars like never before, following an itinerary from Belfast to
Galway to Dublin that explores timeless country glens, abundant fishing ports,
the famous golf courses of counties Kerry and Cork, and more -- all the way to
Tipperary. Rich narration gives context for the stunning high definition aerial
and ground views of this little island of grand historical significance, all set to
a soundtrack that includes the fiddles and pipes of traditional jigs and reels and
modern Celtic rock. Locations include the remote Skellig Islands, the magnificent
windswept Cliffs of Moher - and the perfect angle from which to kiss the Blarney
Stone. An announcement with complete details about the broadcast and all
locations is below.

VISIONS OF IRELAND will be available on DVD with bonus material this March
exclusively through PBS stations or wliw.org – click “pledge online”. Bonus
material includes guided tours of Glendalough and Dublin by The Irish Tenors’
Karl Scully and Anthony Kearns. To pre-order a copy, visit wliw.org – click
“pledge online” and search "Visions of Ireland".

WLIW21 New York Public Television airdates include: Saturday, March 3 at 9
pm and 11:30 pm, Sunday, March 4 at 8 pm, Monday, March 5 at 1 pm and
11:30 pm, Wednesday, March 7 at 8 pm, and Saturday, March 10 at 10 am.

To find airdates on your local PBS station, visit: www.pbs.org/tvschedules.
If you do not see VISIONS OF IRELAND scheduled, please contact your local
PBS station at www.pbs.org/stationfinder to request it!

‘VISIONS OF IRELAND’ VIRTUAL TV VACATION

VISIONS OF IRELAND showcases the land of saints and scholars like
never before. A helicopter-mounted camera shares the vantage point
of the Irish faeries of ancient lore for serene aerial views above the fog
and mist, the remote Skellig Islands, the magnificent windswept Cliffs
of Moher - and the perfect angle from which to kiss the Blarney Stone
(all locations listed below). The program will premiere on PBS stations
beginning Saturday, March 3 at 9 pm (check local television listings
or visit www.pbs.org/tvschedules).

The “Emerald Isle” is a place where myth and legend coexist with a
booming modern legacy of invigorated economic strength.

VISIONS OF IRELAND reveals all its “forty shades of green” following
an itinerary from Sligo to Belfast to Galway to Dublin that explores
timeless country glens, abundant fishing ports, the famous golf courses
of counties Kerry and Cork, and more.

Rich narration gives context for the stunning high definition aerial and
ground views of this little island of grand historical significance, all set
to a soundtrack that includes the fiddles and pipes of traditional jigs
and reels and modern Celtic rock.

VISIONS OF IRELAND is the 18th program in WLIW New York’s
VISIONS series. These programs have thrilled PBS viewers nationwide,
providing a visual itinerary, an emotional visit to the family homeland, a
souvenir of the trip of a lifetime or the virtual realization of a fantasy vacation.
Programs in the series include Italy, Germany, France, Scotland, England
and Greece.

VISIONS OF IRELAND will be available on DVD with bonus material this
March exclusively through PBS stations or wliw.org – click “pledge online”.
Bonus material includes guided tours of Glendalough and Dublin by
The Irish Tenors’ Karl Scully and Anthony Kearns. To pre-order a copy,
visit wliw.org – click “pledge online” and search "Visions of Ireland".

Visit wliw.org for an online sneak preview of VISIONS OF IRELAND in
early February!

Produced by WLIW New York. Executive Producer: Roy A. Hammond;
Producer/Writer: Sam Toperoff; Aerial Director/Producer: Roy A.
Hammond; Camera operator: Grant Bieman. ST and CC.


VISIONS OF IRELAND


Locations

Croagh Patrick (County Mayo)
Galway (County Galway)
Cathedral of St. Nicholas
Claddagh Bridge
St. Nicholas' Church
Eyre Square
JFK Park
River Shannon
Clonmacnoise (County Offaly)
Sligo Bay (County Sligo)
Queen Maeve's Grave (County Sligo)
Clew Bay (County Mayo)
Broad Haven (County Mayo)
Classiebawn Castle (County Sligo)
Mussenden Temple (County Londonderry)
Downhill Castle
Giant's Causeway (County Antrim)
Carrick-a-rede Rope Bridge (County Antrim)
Benmore Head, Ireland
Glens of Antrim
St. Peter's Cathedral, Belfast (County Antrim)
Belfast City Hall
St. Anne's Cathedral
Grand Opera House
Queen's University
Hillsborough Castle (County Antrim)
Lough Neagh (County Armagh)
Armagh (County Armagh)
St. Patrick's Cathedral, Anglican
St. Patrick's Cathedral, Catholic
Mount Stewart (County Down)
Brúna Bóinne (County Meath)
Knowth (County Meath)
Kells (County Meath)
Wicklow Mountains (County Wicklow)
Powerscourt Waterfall (County Wicklow)
Glendalough (County Wicklow)
Tuskar Rock Lighthouse (County Wexford)
Rosslare Harbor (County Wexford)
Kennedy Arboretum (County Wexford)
Cashel (County Tipperary)
Tramore (County Waterford)
Blarney Castle (County Cork)
Cork City (County Cork)
St. Patrick's Street
National Monument
St. Finbarre's Cathedral
Tramore Bay Point (County Waterford)
Galley Head (County Cork)
Cliffs of Moher (County Clare)
Inishmaan (County Galway)
Skellig Islands (County Kerry)
Killarney National Park (County Kerry)
Moll's Gap
Torc Waterfall
Little Skellig
Skellig Michael
Dun Aonghasa, Inishmore (County Galway)
Inisheer (County Galway)
Lough Corrib (County Mayo)
The Burren (County Clare)
Bunratty Castle (County Limerick)
Limerick City (County Limerick)
King John's Castle
Shannon River Bridge
National Botanical Gardens, Dublin
St. Stephen's Green
Fusiliers' Arch
Grafton Street
Trinity College
Ha' penny Bridge
O'Connell Bridge
O'Connell Street
The Spire of Dublin
General Post Office
Dublin Castle




In time for St. Patrick’s Day -

the perfect prelude to honor

the Irish.
‘VISIONS OF IRELAND’
VIRTUAL TV VACATION
Premieres nationwide
Saturday, March 3 at 9 pm
on PBS
JOURNEY HOME
VISIONS OF IRELAND premieres nationwide Saturday, March 3 at 9 pm on PBS
(check local listings or _www.pbs.org_ (http://www.pbs.org/) )
Confirmed stations (markets) airdates
WLIW (New York, NY) Saturday, March 3rd 9 pm, Saturday, March 3rd 4:30pm, &
Thursday, March 8th 1pm
KLVX (Las Vegas) Saturday, March 3rd 12pm
WITF (Harrisburg, PA) Saturday, March 3rd 2pm & March 17th 3:30pm
WKMJ (KET2) (Louisville, KY) Saturday, March 3rd 4pm & Saturday, March 17th
9:30am
SCETV (Greenville, SC) Sunday, March 4th 9am & Saturday, March 17th 4:30pm
WQED (Pittsburgh, PA) Sunday, March 4th 12pm, Sunday, 11th 11:30pm &
Saturday, 17th 8:30am
WETA (Washington DC) Sunday, March 4th 1pm, Thursday, March 8th 8pm, &
Saturday, March 17th 10pm
WXEL (Palm Beach, FL) Sunday, March 4th 2:30pm & Saturday, March 17th 4pm
WNKO (Memphis, TN) Sunday, March 4th 2:30pm & Tuesday, March 6th 7pm
WSBE (Providence, RI) Sunday, March 4th 3:30pm, & Saturday, March 17th 7pm
KNME (Albuquerque, NM) Sunday, March 4th 3:30pm & Saturday, March17th 12pm
WVIZ (Cleveland, OH) Tuesday, March 6th 9:30pm
WNJN (New Jersey) Tuesday, March 6th 8pm
WMFE (Orlando, FL) Saturday, March 10th 1pm
WPBT (Miami, FL) Sunday, March 11th 3pm
KLRN (San Antonio, TX) Sunday, March 11th 4:30pm
GPB (Atlanta, GA) Monday, March 12th 7:30pm
KERA (Dallas, TX) Tuesday, March 13th 9:30pm
WCVN (Cincinnati, OH) Tuesday, March 13th 10pm
WKPC (KET1) Louisville, KY Tuesday, March 13th 10pm
WHYY (Philadelphia, PA) Wednesday, March 14th 7:30, Thursday, March 15th
7:30, & Friday, March 16th 5:30 pm
KTEH (San Fran, CA) Wednesday, March 14th 8pm (premiere)
WBIQ (Alabama) Wednesday, March 14th 9pm & Saturday, March 17th 4pm
UNC-TV (Charlotte, NC) Wednesday, March 14th 10pm
UNC-TV (North Carolina) Wednesday, March 14th 10pm
WEDU (Tampa, FL) Wednesday, March 14th 10pm & Saturday, March 17th 5:30pm
KOCE (Los Angeles, CA) Thursday, March 15th 7:30pm & Saturday, 17th 5:30pm
KQED (San Fran, CA) Thursday, March 15th 9:30pm
KETC (St. Louis, MO) Thursday, March 15th 10pm
MPT (Maryland) Saturday, March 17th 11am
KVIE (Sacramento, CA) Saturday, March 17th 12pm
WGVK (Grand Rapids) Saturday, March 17th 12pm
TPT (Minneapolis, MN) Saturday, March 17th 3pm
KUHT (Houston, TX) Saturday, March 17th 3:30pm
KPBS (San Diego, CA) Saturday, March 17th, 3:30pm
WTVS (Detroit, MI) Saturday, March 17th 4:30pm
WOSU (Columbus, OH) Saturday, March 17th 5pm
WGBH (Boston, MA) Saturday, March 17th 5pm (channel 2)
KAET (Phoenix, AR) Saturday, March 17th 5:30pm
KRMA (Denver, CO) Saturday, March 17th 8pm
KOPB (Portland, OR) Saturday, March 17th 8pm
WTTW (Chicago, IL) Saturday, March 17th 9pm
WNED (Buffalo, NY) Monday, March 19th 8:00pm
WNIT -Elkhart/South Bend, IN) March 5th and March 14th
CHECK THE LOCAL STATION LIST AT THE
BOTTOM OF THE PAGE.