TV Documentaries


Manchán Magan is a writer and documentary-maker. He has written books on his travels in Africa, India and South America and two novels.

He writes occasionally for The Irish Times on culture & travel, presents the RTÉ podcast The Almanac of Ireland, and is author of the award-winning, best-selling Thirty-Two Words For Field.

He has made dozens of documentaries on issues of world culture for TG4, RTÉ  & Travel Channel. He lives in an oak wood, with bees and hens, in a grass-roofed house near Lough Lene, Co Westmeath.

32 Words for Field

Foclóir farraige

Sea Tamagotchi

Arán & Im on tour:

Autumn Tour 2021 Dates


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25 Sept: Town Hall, Galway presenting at Mick Lally Theatre
26 Sept: Glór, Ennis

01 Oct: Cork Opera House

02 Oct: Cork Opera House

07 Oct: Backstage, Longford
09 Oct: An Grianán, Letterkenny

10 Oct: Hawk’s Well, Sligo
14 Oct: Solstice, Navan

15 Oct: An Táin, Dundalk
20 Oct: Draíocht Blanchardstown
21 Oct: Riverbank, Kildare
22 Oct: The Source, Thurles
23 Oct: Fennelly’s Callan, Kilkenny
24 Oct: Fennelly’s Callan, Kilkenny
29 Oct: Mermaid Arts Centre, Bray
31 Oct: Pavilion, Dún Laoghaire

02 Nov: Fumbally Stables, Dublin

03 Nov: Fumbally Stables, Dublin

04 Nov: Axis, Ballymun

06 Nov: Lyric, Belfast

Mullingar dates to follow.


With an North American tour in Spring 2022...