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Who Do You Think You Are? Sun­day, RTÉ One

Fun­ny­man Pat Shortt shakes his fam­ily tree and finds out about the se­cret work his grand-un­cle did dur­ing the Blitz as well as un­cov­er­ing a land dis­pute that led to a mur­der mys­tery.

Say Yes to the Dress, Mon­day, RTÉ 2 Peter Kelly, aka Franc, to­gether with a team of bri­dal con­sul­tants, are back to im­pose mar­i­tal law in a new sea­son in which each of the three brides are run­ning out of time to find their dream dresses. Can Franc de­liver? Vogue: My Spon­sored Life, Wed­nes­day, RTÉ 2

Vogue Wil­liams trav­els to Los An­ge­les to meet some top so­cial in­flu­encers, a career that didn’t ex­ist five years ago. She dis­cov­ers the earn­ing po­ten­tial of the in­flu­encers.

Grand De­signs, Wed­nes­day, Chan­nel 4 Kevin McCloud re­turns for a new sea­son of the show that fol­lows peo­ple build­ing their dream home. First up, a Span­ish ar­chi­tect and his wife em­bark on an epic mis­sion to con­vert a his­tor­i­cal folly into a fam­ily home.

Leav­ing Again, Thurs­day, RTÉ One Ten years af­ter his Leav­ing Certi cate ex­ams, Stephen Byrne went back to the chalk face to re-sit the whole she­bang. It was one of the most event­ful years of his life, the year when he came out and the year he also joined RTÉ.

Féile: An Turas Go Tipp, Fri­day, RTÉ One Long be­fore the Elec­tric Pic­nic, there was the Trip to Tipp, an epic fes­ti­val in which Thurles was in­vaded by hordes of rev­ellers out to have a mem­ory-mak­ing time. A re­boot takes place at Sem­ple Sta­dium on Sept 22. An­cient In­vis­i­ble Cities: Is­tan­bul, Fri­day BBC Two His­to­rian Michael Scott takes us on a jour­ney to un­cover the treasures of Is­tan­bul. Layer upon layer of his­tory is here, from the Greeks and Ro­mans to the Ot­tomans and Scott uses new tech­nol­ogy to un­cover them.

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