Discovering TV

17th June, 2018

BBC Two, Sunday, 10pm

Join former president Mary McAleese in celebrating the four pioneering unionist women - Rose Young, Ada McNeill, Margaret Dobbs and Margaret Hutton - who crossed divides in order to revive Irish language and culture in early 20th-century Ulster. McAleese travels to Co Antrim to unravel the remarkable story of these pioneering aristocrats who broke societal norms to preserve and promote our native language, regardless of religious background. “Their vision...

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