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What to watch on TV tonight: Sunday

Here’s the telly that everyone will be talking about tomorrow. rounds up the TV shows that you’ll be tweeting about tonight and talking about tomorrow.

The Magdalene Sisters (TV3, 9pm)

Four young women are sent to a Catholic institution. Two have been rejected by their families for getting pregnant, one has been raped by her cousin, and the other has been thrown out of an orphanage. Made to feel acute shame and disgrace, the girls are put to work in slave labour conditions and endure mental and physical cruelty at the hands of the nuns in charge. Powerful drama, starring Geraldine McEwan, Anne-Marie Duff, Eileen Walsh and Nora-Jane Noone.

Dancing with the Stars (RTÉ One, 6.30pm)

It’s semi-final time. Denise McCormack, Aidan O’Mahony, Dayl Cronin and Aoibhin Garrihy are the four survivors – and even though Dancing Dessie is gone, there will be plenty of intrigue and drama on tonight’s Paddy’s Day themed show.

International Football Awards (RTÉ 2, 8pm)

Coverage of the ceremony live from the RTE studio, including the Senior International Player of the Year Award and Young International Player of the Year.


Everyone’s talking about… the Irish mam who went viral with her Cheltenham celebrations was on Ray D’Arcy last night

It was her daughter on the horse, in fairness:

Proud mam <3

Or flick over for…

  • Die Hard 2 (E4, 10pm) Like the first one… but in SNOW.
  • Allianz League Sunday (RTÉ 2, 9.30pm)  Michael Lyster is joined by Ciaran Whelan and Colm O’Rourke for highlights and analysis of the weekend’s National Football league action.
  • SS-GB  (BBC One, 9pm) Last in the series of the alternative history drama.
  • While We’re Young (BBC Two, 10pm) Comedy drama, starring Ben Stiller, Naomi Watts, Adam Driver and Amanda Seyfried.

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