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Two million across Britain tune in to Waterford in new TV series ‘Adrian Dunbar: My Ireland’

The second episode of Adrian Dunbar: My Ireland saw the Fermanagh actor visit Kilmacthomas in Waterford. 

The new TV series, fronted by the Line of Duty star, aired on Channel 5 yesterday evening (30 November).

It was seen by an estimated two million viewers across Britain.

The two-part series follows Adrian Dunbar as he returns to his hometown of Enniskillen and visits places that hold fond memories for him.

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He will also check out some places he has always wanted to visit but has never before found the time.

The series was devised by Afro-Mic Productions, a Belfast-based production company, and supported by Tourism Ireland, Fáilte Ireland and Tourism NI.

In yesterday evening’s episode viewers saw Dunbar travel around Ireland’s Ancient East – where he cycled across the Kilmacthomas Viaduct on the Waterford Greenway.

 The episode also showed Dunbar visiting Hook Lighthouse, Powerscourt Estate and Newgrange.

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 To view the trailer for Adrian Dunbar: My Ireland, click here.

 Judith Cassidy, Tourism Ireland’s Acting Head of Great Britain, said: “Tourism Ireland was delighted to support the production of this new two-part TV series, Adrian Dunbar: My Ireland. With around 2 million people across Britain set to watch the series, it’s a great way to shine a spotlight on our spectacular scenery and fantastic outdoor activities, as well as our wonderful culinary offering.

“Publicity and broadcasts like this are a key element of Tourism Ireland’s programme of promotional activity, to encourage travellers in Britain, and elsewhere around the world, to put Ireland on their holiday wish-list.”

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