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Thursday
Nov252010

WILD TRIALS SERIES 1

6x25 Min / Format: Digibeta
Funders: RTÉ

Wildlife photography challenge series for well-known Irish personalities

Celebrities have one week to become a wildlife photographer. Actor Don Wicherley camps on the windswept Inishkea islands off County Mayo to photograph grey seal pups in mid- November, Government Minister Conor Lenihan stalks the majestic red deer of Killarney National Park during the rutting season, Radio DJ and broadcaster Ray D'Arcy spends a week at sea off the south coast of Ireland photographing the world's second largest whale, the fin whale, TV presenter and actress Carrie Crowley spends many late nights in the Burren pursuing the elusive pine marten and finally Climber & Explorer Pat Falvey is hanging out in the caves and souterrains of Kerry to photograph bats in flight. The final programme sees the winner off on the trip of a lifetime to Rwanda where they have one week to photograph some of the last wild mountain gorillas in the world.

Awards:
Finalist - Best Factual Entertainment Series – Irish Film & Television Awards