previews upcoming TV and Radio Programmes, mostly in Ireland and the UK.
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Give Up Yer Aul’ Sins
RTE 1 St Patrick’s Day 11:55 am
Charming animated version of the Story Of St Patrick.
St Patrick's Night Concert 2018
IN CONCERT: CECILIA BARTOLI IN VERSAILLES
BBC 2 NI St Patrick's Day 9:00 pm .
The Ulster Orchestra and guests including Brian Kennedy, Beoga, Roe, Karl McGuckin and Carolyn Dobbin perform a special St Patrick's Day Concert from St Anne's Cathedral, Belfast. Presented by Lynette Fay.
EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND
Channel 4 Sun 18 March 6.30 am
The family meets the school counsellor and Fr Hubley to uncover what is to blame for the constant bickering between them.
Songs of Praise.
BBC 1 Sun 18 March 12:25 pm
The Irish hymn St Patrick's Breastplate marks St Patrick's Day, and a performance of Drop Drop Slow Tears reminds us we are in the season of Lent. Also the Rev Kate Bottley celebrates spring on a farm run by Christians in Derbyshire. Owners Roger and Beryl have offered a fresh start to local young people for 40 years by giving them work on the farm. JB Gill meets a Christian couple attending a church-run marriage-preparation course. Methodists in Derby open a brand new townhouse to replace their old church building. There is also a tribute to the late Billy Graham, the US evangelist who affected millions of Christians around the world and who died in February. The programme has hymns old and new, including Be Thou My Vision, And Can It Be, and Our God Is Greater.
BBC 1 Sun 18 March 8:30 pm
(2015) Drama about an Irish immigrant who lands in 1950s Brooklyn and finds romance, before her past catches up with her and she must choose between two countries and two men. Positive portrayal of a kindly priest. Some adult elements. Starring Saoirse Ronan, Domhnall Gleeson, Michael Zegen, Emory Cohen, Jim Broadbent, Mary O'Driscoll. Dir: John Crowley.
EWTN Mon 19 March 6 am
World-renowned opera star Cecilia Bartoli’s voice transports the halls and grounds of the Palace of Versailles as she sings selections from the composer and priest Fr. Agostino Steffani. No streaming, satellite only.
EWTN Mon 19 March 11 am
MAURIAC - Fr. C. John McCloskey welcomes Dr. Robert Royal, President of the Faith and Reason Institute to share about the French author François Mauriac.