Lough Key Forest Park is one of the locations to feature in the latest instalment of UTV Ireland Series “Along Home Shores” which sees broadcaster Bobby Kerr travelling along the west coast of Ireland, to discover what the beautiful coastline and breath-taking inland waterways have to offer.
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Along Home Shores is an eight part series for UTV Ireland, which sees avid sailor Bobby discovering the hidden treasures of the coastlines and waterways of Ireland. In each episode, he examines how people are using the natural resources of our waterways to create employment, while also showcasing the beauty of Ireland along the way.
The fourth episode of the series airs tonight, Thursday November 17th, at 7.30pm and is repeated on Sunday at 6pm. It begins with Bobby meeting David McGowan, the man responsible for bringing a Boeing 767 to his quirky Glamping village of Enniscrone. Later, we will see Bobby captain his own boat from Carrick-on-Shannon to Lough Key, go for a cycle and find out about some interesting businesses and initiatives along the way.
The episode conclude with Bobby meeting Mayo’s very own surfing Elvis when he travels to Louisburg beach and he also goes fishing on the beautiful Lough Mask.
Commenting on the series Bobby said
“I have been truly amazed by the scenic beauty of Ireland’s coastline and inland waterways during my filming of Along Home Shores. The fascinating characters I met along the way were an absolute inspiration to me.
“Through the prisms of heritage, business and culture, I have now gained a unique insight into Ireland. The sheer magnificence of our coastal and inland waterways, and their people, cannot be overstated.”
If you miss the episode or wish to catch up on previous episodes, you can watch it back on the UTV Ireland Website.