+ Top 7 Shows of the week
Rugby Union: Ireland v Argentina Live, Saturday, RTÉ 2 & Channel 4
Ireland host Argentina at the Aviva Stadium. Los Pumas ended Ireland’s interest at the last Rugby World Cup and will be a stern test in this crucial encounter. (KO 6.30pm)
Manchester City v Manchester United, Sunday, Sky Sports Premier League Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho go head-to-head at the Etihad. The last time these sides met here, it all went horribly wrong for City, but they look the team most likely this time around. (KO 4.30pm.)
Escape To The Chateau, Sunday, Channel 4
Dick Strawbridge and his partner Angel are keen to bring the interior magic of the 19th-Century chateau outside, by creating a luxurious glamping experience. Saluting Dad’s Army, Tuesday, GOLD Alexander Armstrong hosts a celebration of Dad’s Army, 50 years after it was first broadcast. Featuring interviews with members of the cast and their families, plus the expert craftspeople who brought the iconic show to the screen.
SPECIAL Growing Up, Live, Tues-Thurs, RTÉ One Filmed in front of a live studio audience in Dublin’s Trinity College, Growing Up, Live explores the process of ageing, with each night focusing on di erent stages – birth and childhood, adulthood and old age. See interview page 8.
Bittersweet, Wednesday, RTÉ One
This documentary follows the personal stories of young people who are living with diabetes, and their daily struggle to manage it. It serves as a warning of a disease that is approaching epidemic numbers.
FINAL Women on the Verge, Thursday, RTÉ 2 In this nal episode, Laura’s article about being in therapy and having an a air is published in the newspaper. The response from readers and her editor is ne, but she’s worried about how Kieran will react.