PICK OF THE DAY
Nationwide RTÉ One, 7pm Mary Kennedy is at the mart in Balla, Co Mayo, to show how such facilities have an important role in rural Ireland. Mart manager Martin Walsh explains how the facility also provides a place for meeting neighbours at a time when post offices, pubs, etc, are closing. The show also features 23-year-old mart auctioneer Craig Art Lovett, who also happens to be a jiving champion. Live Well For Longer Channel 4, 8pm Does echinacea really have curative properties? That’s one of the issues explored by an episode that also looks at new surgical treatments for back pain.