Footage of Wicklow and Ireland aired in the homes of some 260,000 people across Canada on Tuesday night when an episode of a reality TV show, titled “Where Should I Do?” Was broadcast on the CTV Life channel.
he show follows a couple in search of the perfect location for the wedding of their dreams. Filming took place here last summer and was supported by Tourism Ireland and Fáilte Ireland.
In the 30-minute episode, shot in Ireland, Canadian viewers will see the couple, Josh and Andee, search for the wedding venue of their dreams, with host Tommy Smythe – visiting beautiful locations, including Killruddery House and Gardens. The episode marks the first time the program has featured a destination outside of North America.
Last Monday, Tourism Ireland in Toronto hosted an online “watch party” for some popular Canadian influencers – to help generate a lot of exposure and “hype” about Ireland ahead of the episode airing later in the broadcast. daytime. The online evening included a question and answer session with show host Tommy Smythe, who discussed his time filming in Ireland.
Dana Welch, Director of Tourism Ireland in Canada, said: “Tourism Ireland was delighted that ‘Where do I go? Chose to tour in Wicklow and Ireland last summer. Tonight’s episode – which will be viewed by over 260,000 Canadians – will feature some of Ireland’s finest theaters. ‘