RTE viewers say former Taoiseach Enda Kenny’s new present, Iarnród Enda, is ‘charming, pleasing and enjoyable’
RTE viewers stated that former Taoiseach Enda Kenny’s new present, Iarnród Enda, is “charming, nice and enjoyable”.
Tonight was the primary episode of the six-part sequence and it noticed Enda journey to Waterford to be taught concerning the historical past of the rail system in that county.
On this sequence, Enda searches for clues to the longer term amongst echoes of the previous as he units out seeking Eire’s long-abandoned rail routes.
Enda explores the historical past of a as soon as fashionable transportation system, the railways that carved into the countryside, remodeled the panorama and formed the evolution of your entire island.
The railroad broadened the way in which we noticed ourselves on the earth, influencing the course of subsequent historic, social and political occasions.
Discovering riches alongside the way in which, each human and cultural, Enda marvels on the shoots of recent development rising as sections of previous strains regenerate as small, narrow-gauge vacationer trains convey the magic to life and to the romanticism of steam.
Throughout tonight’s episode, Enda visited the Waterford Greenway within the “Sunny South East”.
He came upon how this breathed new life into this stunning area, however earlier than the railway line closed, it helped foster a vibrant industrial and agricultural atmosphere, in addition to making a powerful contribution to the top. from the nineteenth century to the expansion and improvement of the newly shaped GAA.
On the present, Enda spoke with historian Donnchadh O’Ceallacháin, Tom Hartery, Mary Crowley, PJ Maher – the final station grasp earlier than the road closed, and superstar chef Paul Flynn who ready a storm for him and Enda on the finish of the present. .
RTE viewers flocked to Twitter after tonight’s present to share their love for the brand new sequence.
Paul tweeted saying: “I actually loved #iarnrodenda. Effectively completed. And Waterford seemed improbable !!!”
Anna stated: “Love this present tonight. It brings me again to a superb Easter weekend 3 years in the past once we did the Waterford Greenway.
“Fabulous landscapes and folks. Top-of-the-line weekends.”
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Eve wrote: “#iarnrodenda is a stunning, pleasing and enjoyable present. Form of like @ johncreedon’s reveals besides with much less waffles.
“Why cannot RTE do extra stuff like this and fewer disappointment about Covid?”
Whereas one other fan tweeted saying: “Actually pleasing first episode of Iarnród Enda, very effectively produced and displaying one of the best of #Irish surroundings.”