The Irish Mail on Sunday - TV Week - - SEVEN DAYS -

If you want a feast of wildlife ac­tion... PLANET EARTH LIVE Sun­day, 8pm, BBC1

The sec­ond week of this grand spec­tac­u­lar – a kind of global Spring­watch – kicks off with the lat­est on the lions and elephants in Kenya and the black bears in Min­nesota. There are also up­dates on the meerkats in South Africa and the mon­keys in Sri Lanka.

If you want a coastal jour­ney... COAST Sun­day, 9pm, BBC2

Yes, it’s a new se­ries of this stal­wart of the sched­ules, and this time, each episode will fea­ture sto­ries from around the Bri­tish Isles. Nick Crane (right) has signed on as a deck hand on a tall ship, re­liv­ing the days of sail on a jour­ney around the northen isles of Scot­land.

If you want a great doc­u­men­tary... FIN­BAR FUREY… Mon­day, 9.35pm, RTÉ One

De­spite find­ing com­mer­cial and crit­i­cal suc­cess with the Clancy Broth­ers, The Fureys and The Dublin­ers, Fin­bar Furey (right) has never been com­fort­able tak­ing the easy road. This por­trait of the mu­si­cian looks back at a long ca­reer which has had both highs and lows.

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