Monday TV Tips: A PE teacher, a Nandos waitress, and a water engineer are off to Love Island

— and a look at the work put down by some of our Olympians as they head off to Tokyo
Monday TV Tips: A PE teacher, a Nandos waitress, and a water engineer are off to Love Island

Some of the Love Island 2021 contestants

Love Island 2021

Virgin Media One, 9pm each evening

The reality TV show is back for the next eight weeks with a brand new bunch of singletons all looking for love. New mum, Laura Whitmore, is on hosting duties again, while her husband, Ian Stirling, is back for voiceovers.

Love Island
Love Island

Horizon Tokyo

RTÉ One, 10.35pm

Following nine athletes for three years. In this episode, Kellie Harrington must overcome broken hands, a corruption scandal, and a pandemic to qualify her place on the Irish Olympic Team. Ciara Mageean’s move to Manchester sets her up for the games of her life, while Shane Ryan looks to secure his spot at his second Olympic Games. Narrated by former Olympian, Andy Lee.

GAA Cúl Camps

TG4 7.30pm

New six-part series. This episode features Cork Camogie captain, Linda Collins.


UEFA Euro 2020, ko 5pm and 8pm. RTÉ2

Wimbledon 2021: Novak Djokovic, begins the defence of Wimbledon crown he won in the 2019 final against Philipp Kohlschreiber.  BBC2, 10.30am


Aistí on Aer R na G, 4.10pm: Marcus Mac Conghail presents new radio essays on the theme of women’s lives and experiences. Contributors include Ceri Garfield, Sibeál Ní Chonghaile, Sally Rooney, Róisín Sheehy and Áine Durkin.

Arena RTÉ 1, 7pm: Film critic Declan Burke looks at how Get Shorty went from a classic book to a classic film; Declan Hughes reviews BBC 4's series on Hemingway.

The Stephen McCauley Show BBC Radio Ulster, 7.30pm: James Skelly of indie veterans The Coral plays tracks from their new album Coral Island, from the band’s past as well as from his own personal stash of influences.

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