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What Makes My Day

Posted: 27th October 2016

 

DeafHear.ie What Makes My Day is a new documentary series for children being broadcast on RTÉ 2 and RTÉ Jr over the Halloween period: 2106.

 

 

What Makes My Day is a new documentary series for children being broadcast on RTÉ 2  and RTÉ Jr over the Halloween period. In each episode we meet a different child from around Ireland as they tell us all about what makes their day.

Whether it’s sports, dance, baking or just time spent with friends and family we find out what it is that make these boys and girls happy – what makes their day.

Each child has their own story to tell and even though families come in all shapes and sizes and some have tougher challenges to face than others, there’s always time for fun, friends and laughter.

Episode 7 entitled ‘Anna’ will be of particular interest to families with a Deaf or Hard of Hearing child. Anna lives on a farm with her three younger brothers and sisters who are triplets. Two of the triplets are deaf so Anna is a big help to her Mum in putting their hearing aids in to help them hear better. This episode will be boradcast on Tuesday November 1st  at 6.50am on RTÉ 2 and Tuesday November 8th at 5.45pm on RTÉ Jr.

 

Details of all the episodes and broadcast times in the What Makes My Day series are below.


Episode 1 – Alannah 

Alannah can’t see like everyone else. Unless things are very close to her they just look like shapes and blobs. But she doesn’t let that stop her having fun doing the things she loves.

Monday October 24th at 6.50am on RTÉ 2 and Monday October 31st at 5.45pm on RTÉ Jr.  


Episode 2 – Callum 

Callum is the eldest of the three children and is a big help to his Mum and Dad in looking after his brother Richard who has special needs. 

Tuesday October 25th at 6.50am on RTÉ 2 and Tuesday November 1st at 5.45pm on RTÉ Jr.  


Episode 3 – Kiara 

While everyone else is asleep, Kiara is up at 5:30am four times a week for swim training. She has the Olympics in her sights!

Wednesday October 26th at 6.50am on RTÉ 2 and Wednesday November 2nd at 5.45pm on RTÉ Jr.


Episode 4 – Seán Proinsias

Seán Proinsias lives on Inis Mór, one of the Aran Islands and loves spending time outside exploring the island.

Thursday October 27th at 6.50am on RTÉ 2 and Thursday November 3rd at 5.45pm on RTÉ Jr.


Episode 5 – Nina 

Nina moved to Ireland from Croatia three years ago with her family and has made lots of new friends here.

Friday October 28th at 6.50am on RTÉ 2 and Friday November 4th at 5.45pm on RTÉ Jr.


Episode 6 – Johnny Boy

Johnny Boy is a settled traveller who loves boxing, make–and-–do with his Mum and anything to do with sharks!

Monday October 31st  at 6.50am on RTÉ 2 and Monday November 7th at 5.45pm on RTÉ Jr.


Episode 7 – Anna 

Anna lives on a farm with her three younger brothers and sisters who are triplets. Two of the triplets are deaf so Anna is a big help to her Mum in putting their hearing aids on to help them hear.

Tuesday November 1st  at 6.50am on RTÉ 2 and Tuesday November 8th at 5.45pm on RTÉ Jr


Episode 8 – Cúán

Cúán lives with his two mums Kathleen and Karen. He’s really interested in history and loves playing with his friends and his lego.

Wednesday November 2nd at 6.50am on RTÉ 2 and Wednesday November 9th at 5.45pm on RTÉ Jr


Episode 9 – Seosamh 

Seosamh moved to Ireland from Taiwan just over a year ago with his family and even though Ireland is very different, he likes it a lot.

Thursday November 3rd at 6.50am on RTÉ 2 and Thursday November 10th at 5.45pm on RTÉ Jr


Episode 10 – Hazel

Hazel might learn things a little differently but that doesn’t stop her from doing the same things as everyone else and having lots of fun.

Friday November 4th at 6.50am on RTÉ 2 and Friday November 11th at 5.45pm on RTÉ Jr

What Makes My Day is produced by Crossing the Line Productions.