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One Day, How Ireland Cleans Up, RTE One, Monday, January 14, 9.35pm We go behind the scenes with people whose job is to clean up after the rest of us. Waste and cleaning is a big business in Ireland, and vital for the economy, employing over 40,000 workers. How to Lose Weight Well, Monday, January 14. 8pm Dr Xand van Tulleken and Dr Helen Lawal ask members of the public to road test the most hyped diets on the market including the charcoal diet — which replaces one meal a day with charcoal drinks; the breakfast diet, with cake for breakfast; the McDonalds diet; and the super foods diet. Eco Eye, RTE One, Tuesday, January 15, 7pm Duncan Stewart will embark on a journey with two families who have recently decided to perform deep retrofits on their homes in order to diminish emissions and increase efficiency. Katie, RTÉ One, Tuesday, January 15, 10.15pm For the first time, Katie Taylor, left, the world’s greatest female boxer, allows unprecedented access to her life. Unbeaten for 10 years, Katie suddenly begins a losing spiral in 2016, as the result of conflict within her close-knit family. This documentary cuts to the core of the slump in Katie’s fortunes and tells the story of her attempt to rebuild her life. First Dates, RTÉ2, Thursday, January 17, 9.30am As hopeful singletons from all over Ireland arrive, Maitre’D Mateo reveals the new love of his life — his newborn baby girl, who makes a brief appearance in the restaurant with her doting dad.