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This page previews upcoming TV and Radio Programmes, mostly in Ireland and the UK. This is for information purposes only and does not imply recommendation unless clearly stated otherwise. Some of the material is available live or for download/podcast/streaming from the websites of the relevant broadcaster.

Note: All times and dates are accurate at time of posting, but broadcasters can make changes so it's a good idea to double check in the daily papers/teletext etc. Watch also for regional variations, especially on BBC. The Irish channels, and EWTN can be watched online and through their various apps. EWTN is also available on most satellite services.

(RTE One Sat)

Late Late Movie: The Mission
RTE One Fri 15 11.45 pm
(1986) Robert deNiro, Liam Neeson. European missionaries in South America and the challenges they face. Themes of forgiveness and redemption.  

Saturday Night Movie: The Blind Side
RTE One Sat 16 Oct 10.15 pm      
(2009). Director: John Lee Hancock. Quinton Aaron, Sandra Bullock. The story of Michael Oher, a homeless and traumatized boy who became an All-American football player and first-round NFL draft pick with the help of a caring woman and her family. Subtle faith elements.     

Songs of Praise
BBC One Sun 17 Oct 1.15 pm
To celebrate Black History Month, Brenda Edwards is in Brixton, south London, to hear how people of Caribbean and African descent have shaped the life and faith of the UK. There’s a rich mix of music celebrating different traditions, with a special performance by Brenda herself. 

CATHOLIC LIVES
EWTN Sun 17 Oct 5 pm
Iben Thranholm interviews visual artist Ingunn Cecelie Lyng about her work, weaving Stations of the Cross for a church in Larvik, Norway, and her faith over the years. 

Songs of Praise
BBC One Sun 17 Oct 1.15 pm
To celebrate Black History Month, Brenda Edwards is in Brixton, south London, to hear how people of Caribbean and African descent have shaped the life and faith of the UK. There’s a rich mix of music celebrating different traditions, with a special performance by Brenda herself.