Taisce Shean Uladh - Treasures of Ancient Ulster

Taisce Shean Uladh - Treasures of Ancient Ulster4-Part Irish Language Series By DoubleBand Films

In this four-part series, presenter Cormac Ó hÁdhmaill explores the treasures of ancient Ulster and reveals the story of how Ulster came to be and how its people lived over thousands of years.

Viewers uncover the amazing archaelogical treasures discovered in the landscape of Ulster, from the delicate gold Lunulae to the stunning Broighter Gold Hoard, and even exotic and macabre objects like the skull of a Barbary ape.

Series Producer Jonathan Golden says: 'Taisce Shean Uladh has been a fascinating series for DoubleBand Films to make for BBCNI in conjunction with the Irish Language Broadcast Fund. In revealing the stories behind some of the most extraordinary archaelogical artefacts discovered in Ulster we've been very grateful to have had the co-operation of National Museums Northern Ireland, and the National Museum of Ireland in the making of the series.'.

Taisce Shean Uladh (Treasures of Ancient Ulster) is a DoubleBand Films production for BBCNI and was directed by Fiona Keane and produced by Clare McParland. The series was edited by Andrew Tohill, with picture finishing completed by Jonny Fetherston, and sound mixed by Aaron O'Neill.

The programme airs on Thursday evenings at 7:30pm on BBC TWO NI.