Thursday's TV highlights: Pure Mule returns from the RTÉ archives

Thursday's TV highlights: Pure Mule returns from the RTÉ archives

Here are our top TV picks for today.

Building Ireland

RTÉ One, 8pm

Thursday's TV highlights: Pure Mule returns from the RTÉ archives

It's no surprise that engineer Tim Joyce takes great pleasure from the achievements of his fellow professionals in building a reservoir deep inside a granite mountain in Co Wicklow.

Created in the late 1960s, this incredible construction feeds an underground pumped hydro-electric power station.

Devs

BBC Two, 9pm

Final episode of the decent sci-fi drama.

MayDay: 24 hours in Ireland’s Lockdown

RTÉ One, 9.35pm

A documentary taking in a day in the life of the nation during the current crisi. A wide range of participants includes fitness instructors, postmen, taxi drivers, hairdressers and funeral directors.

Pure Mule

RTÉ2, 10.30pm

A repeat of what is possibly the best homegrown drama we've seen this century on RTÉ Originally broadcast in 2005, the Midlands-set series felt very authentic with its portrayal of young lives in a small-town Ireland. A strong cast included Tom Murphy, Eileen Walsh and Seán McGinley. Well worth another watch.

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