Rté - Like Family



A series looking at Irish families in a changing world.


  • Summer 2021 | Like Family

    02/08/2021 Duración: 26min

    The Summer of 2021......... re-opening our businesses, opening our hearts to new love, opening ourselves to new experiences and opening our hall doors to those family members who mean everything

  • Embracing the Future | Like Family

    07/06/2021 Duración: 26min

    As restrictions are eased and the vaccine programme continues to rollout, Brenda Donohue meets families from across the country, as they embrace the future.

  • Triplets | Like Family

    05/04/2021 Duración: 26min

    Brenda Donohue, follows the Hopkins/Lennon family from Bettystown, as they welcome identical triplets into the world. Having triplets at any time can be very daunting but especially during a pandemic and now as the three girls approach their first birthday, we see how they have managed. It's a rollercoaster of tears, sleep deprivation and joy.

  • St Patricks Day | Like Family

    17/03/2021 Duración: 55min

    In this special St Patrick's Day programme, Brenda meets Irish families whose dreams have scattered them across the world and families whose dreams have brought them to Ireland.

  • Christmas 2020 Episode 5 | Like Family

    01/01/2021 Duración: 27min

    Brenda revisits families she met in 2020 to reflect on how they coped in a year like no other, and with the vaccine roll out, how they see 2021..

  • Christmas 2020 Episode 4 | Like Family

    31/12/2020 Duración: 24min

    Brenda meets with battle weary families facing into an uncertain Winter of lockdown and still no vaccine.

  • Christmas 2020 Episode 3 | Like Family

    30/12/2020 Duración: 24min

    Brenda catches up with families in the Summer of 2020 as, with lockdown lifted, they reunite.

  • Christmas 2020 Episode 2 | Like Family

    29/12/2020 Duración: 24min

    Families will have never experienced a year like 2020. So how have they coped? Brenda Donohue brings us a snapshot of family life in pandemic Ireland.

  • Christmas 2020 Episode 1 | Like Family

    28/12/2020 Duración: 24min

    Families will have never experienced a year like 2020. So how have they coped?

  • Pandemic | Like Family

    26/10/2020 Duración: 25min

    Since March, Brenda has been meeting families and finding out how they are weathering this pandemic. As Autumn ends, she meets families digging in for a long Winter.

  • Older Family Members and Covid 19 | Like Family

    02/09/2020 Duración: 25min

    In this edition of Like Family, Professors Rose Anne Kenny and Assumpta Ryan discuss the impact of Covid 19 on older members of families with Brenda Donohue.

  • The Cost of Covid 19 | Like Family

    03/08/2020 Duración: 24min

    With families on the move again, Brenda meets young and old as they reconnect with each other and count the cost of Covid 19.

  • Milestones during Covid 19 | Like Family

    01/06/2020 Duración: 24min

    On this June Bank Holiday, Brenda Donohue takes a snap shot of Irish family life. We meet families as they mark significant milestones against the backdrop of Covid 19.

  • Pandemic | Like Family

    04/05/2020 Duración: 24min

    In this episode of Like Family, Brenda asks four Irish families to give us a picture of their family life in this pandemic. Emma and Dave who are expecting triplets; Becky who is homeschooling her children; Ahmed and Reema who are marking Ramadam and Kate whose father died from Covid 19 all tell Brenda their stories.

  • Gaelic4Mothers and Others | Like Family

    23/12/2019 Duración: 52min

    Brenda Donohue visits Sheriff St, Dublin 1 and meets the women on the 'Gaelic4Mothers and Others' football team. What they lack in skill on the pitch, they make up for in laughter, support and comradery. Many of them have had very difficult, challenging lives, so for them the Sheriff St Ladies Gaelic Football team is Like Family.

  • Housework | Like Family

    05/09/2019 Duración: 26min

    In this edition of Like Family, Brenda talks about housework. In a world of increasing equality, why are women still doing more housework than men and why do they seem to worry about it more?

  • Eco Action | Like Family

    22/08/2019 Duración: 26min

    In 2019, school children starting protesting against climate change. Brenda meets some children and their families to find out what is behind families taking eco action.

  • Holidays | Like Family

    08/08/2019 Duración: 26min

    Trish Murphy, psychotherapist, explains to Brenda that the memories created during family holidays can sustain a family through the ups and downs of life.

  • Like Family - Digital Detox

    01/08/2019 Duración: 26min

    In this edition of Like Family, Brenda visits St John's National School in Kenmare where she meets pupils, teachers, parents and internet safety expert Ger Bric to discuss the school's digital detox programme. She asks if being absorbed in the digital world is undermining our real world family relationships?

  • Like Family - Sport

    25/07/2019 Duración: 25min

    This week, Brenda Donohue asks how important is family support to elite sporting success? She meets canoeist Jenny Egan and boxer Eric Donovan and discusses the latest research with Kate Kirby of the Sport Ireland Institute.

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