5 Aug 2021

‘Huge blackspots’ in knowledge of Northern Ireland’s history, says Derry Girls actress

She is best known for her starring role in the hit comedy Derry Girls, but now Siobhán McSweeney, who plays Headteacher Sister Michael in the show, is turning her hand to the real life beauty to be found in Northern Ireland.

Her new Channel 4 show looks at the history of the nation, its stunning coastline and mountainous scenery, as well as asking why there’s still a lack of education about Northern Ireland. We went to hear about her untroubled travelogue.

Producer: Vik Patel
Camera: Eoin Daly