Seven books an Irish trip with Colin

Next week Seven’s airs a two part travel special with My Kitchen Rules judge Colin Fassnidge who takes us around Ireland.

in My Ireland With Colin Colin takes us on a tour of his childhood haunts in Dublin where we meet his parents and extended family. Then, on the back of his transport of choice – a Ducati 1200 –

Colin heads out on a culinary tour of some of Ireland’s most beautiful food producing areas. Along the way, Colin drops in to see the President of Ireland to get some tips on his latest plans to turn Ireland into an organic food bowl for Europe and finds out how the North of Ireland has renewed itself, particularly in the once troubled town of Derry.

Colin also learns to surf off the West Coast in County Clare and shows off some rusty drumming skills to a lively gathering in front of a welcoming fire and a very tolerant crowd. After seeing all the glory of Ireland, eating its delicious food and making new friends, there is one thing left for Colin to do. He goes to visit his old band mates to apologise for breaking up the band they started in their teens. The years melt away when he gets behind the kit in their garage studio to bang away, the grungy stylings of Medicine Man live once more.

My Ireland With Colin airs 7:30pm Wednesday April 29 and 8pm Thursday April 30