Skellig Michael is to feature in the new Channel 5 TV Show

The monastic Island, Skellig Michael founded in the 7th century, for 600 years the island was a centre of monastic life for Irish Christian monks. The Celtic monastery, which is situated almost at the summit of the 230-metre-high rock became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1996. It is one of Europe's better known but least accessible monasteries.Photo:Valerie O'Sullivan

Skellig Michael is to feature in the new Channel 5 TV show Scenic Ireland.

In this two-part series, Irish actor Adrian Dunbar, famous for starring in Line of Duty, will set out on a personal journey through the breath-taking Irish coastline.

He will be swapping stories with the last salmon fisherman on Carrick a Rede and climb the summit of Kerry’s Skellig Michael, while meeting old friends and tasting his homeland hearty food.

Adrian and the crew were able to hit the road safely to record his trip to discover his passions and experience the beauty of Ireland.