Westlife, Handicrafts and The Rescue on screens tonight

Kirstie’s Handmade Christmas

In the years since Kirstie Allsopp first tried the handmade world, the craft really gained in popularity, with thousands of people across the country dabbling in knitting, crochet, sewing, baking, carpentry and more. For this one, she teams up with her TV partner Phil Spencer (who tries to impress with his packaging skills) and her florist sister Sofie.

The late show

RTÉ One, 9:35 p.m.

Ireland’s women’s football team, Westlife, DJ Calum & Jackson, Tom Grennan and Orla Tinsley are among the guests tonight.

Ciara Grant, Saoirse Noonan, Denise O’Sullivan and Savannah McCarthy, of the Irish soccer team that beat Georgia 11-0 this week, will discuss their record-breaking victory as the dream of qualifying for the World Cup is at your fingertips.

Back with a brand new album and a much anticipated 2022 stadium tour, Westlife will be live in the studio performing their latest single ‘Starlight’. ‘Wild Dreams’ is the new album from Shane, Mark, Nicky and Kian.

The stars of the Late Late Toy Show, DJ Calum and his Hype-Man Jackson, will be back to follow up on their explosive performance last Friday night! With the appearance offers coming in, the guys have had a busy week.

He had the hit song from the summer of 2021 and with his family from Ballycumber Co Offaly, singer / songwriter Tom Grennan is returning to Ireland to perform the hit “Little Bit of Love”.

Orla Tinsley on The Late Late Show
Orla Tinsley on The Late Late Show

Writer and activist Orla Tinsley will speak with Ryan on the anniversary of his double lung transplant about receiving the gift of life from an American donor. Orla will highlight the realities of life for those on the transplant donor list and why it is so important for the organ transplant program to run successfully in Ireland.

Young lady

TG4, 9.45 p.m.

Damsel: Robert Pattinson with a miniature horse called Butterscotch
Damsel: Robert Pattinson with a miniature horse called Butterscotch

Western 2018 with Robert Pattinson, Mia Wasikowska and David Zellner. Wealthy pioneer Samuel Alabaster sets out on a journey across the American border to marry his beloved Penelope, accompanied by a miniature horse called Butterscotch and an alcoholic named Parson Henry.


Rugby: United Rugby Championship 7th round – Leinster v Connacht. 7:20 p.m., TG4

The rescue

Disney +

The rescue
The rescue

The unexpected story that turned the world upside down in 2018: the daring rescue of 12 boys and their trainer from the depths of a flooded cave in northern Thailand. The high-risk world of cave diving, the astonishing courage and compassion of the rescuers and the shared humanity of the international community who have come together to save the boys are highlighted in this screening.


Amazon prime

10-part series focusing on a few stylish and ambitious best friends: Camille, a popular anthropology professor with a somewhat lackluster love life; Tye executes a successful application; Quinn is a hopeless fashion designer and romantic living on a trust fund, and Angie, a singer and actress.

Diary of a Wimpy Child

Disney +

Animated film: Greg Heffley dreams of being rich and famous, but achieving either of those goals seems increasingly unlikely – as he struggles, his best friend Rowley seems to come through life, doing everything without even trying.


Bladhair, RnaG, 3 p.m .: Áine Ní Bhreisleáin presents craic agus ceol beo by Cultúrlann McAdam Ó the 30 years of Fiaich.

A few seconds, RTÉ 2XM, 7pm: New Irish bands and artists recorded live at Dublin’s National Stadium during lockdown 2021, including Saint Sister, Susan O’Neill, Cherym, Modernlove, Smoothboi Ezra, Robert Grace and A Lazarus Soul.

Cuireadh chun Ceoil, RnaG, 7 p.m .: Peadar Ó Riada announces the finalists and judges of the Seán Ó Riada competition for the gold medal of the Baile Mhúirne mills.

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