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Griffith College Programme Director contributes to "Who Do You Think You Are" on BBC 1

Griffith College Limerick Programme Director Eamonn Gardiner featured on BBC1’s genealogy based show.
Eamonn Gardiner appears on BBC show, Who Do You Think You Are?

Background on Who Do You Think You Are

Programme Director of both Hospitality and Procurement courses at Griffith College, Dr. Eamonn Gardiner made an appearance on BBC’s show, Who Do You Think You Are, earlier this month. Who Do You Think You Are investigates lost connections and family histories of celebrities, uncovering mystery and discovering intricate tales along the way. “This was the third time I have collaborated with Wall-to-Wall media on Who Do You Think You Are? programmes, and as always, it was a privilege to work alongside producer Hannah Richards and her team," mentioned Gardiner.

Uncovering Mystery

Gardiner used his expertise to outline and contextualize the activities of Barney Ryan, a relative of British actress, Liz Carr (Silent Witness). Weaving their way through the attempted murder of Meredith Chambre, a despised landlord in County Armagh in the post-famine period, Gardiner aided Carr in the attempt to find the connection between the murder and her relative, Barney Ryan. Gardiner added, "Helping Liz explore her roots was a very enjoyable experience; it's always rewarding to help guide those seeking knowledge, and to see them discover a new piece of information about who they are, and where they come from.”

Gardiner's Expertise

As the Programme Director of several courses at Griffith, Gardiner was able to utilize his knowledge. Gardiner added, "As the Programme Director of several courses at Griffith, Gardiner was able to utilize his knowledge. He added, "It’s always a pleasure as Programme Director for the MSc in International Tourism and Hospitality Management, to promote the importance and value of heritage tourism to Ireland's tourism and hospitality industry."

To find out more about the show, click here.