Top wrapper: Sharon Hearne-Smith has worked with everyone from Jamie Oliver to Lorraine Pascale. Photograph: Alan Betson

I’m not very good at rapping – but I’m okay with that. We can’t all be Jay-Z. But I’m also very bad at wrapping, which is not okay. Give me a present (...)

The Grand Tour From Friday, Amazon Prime Fasten your seatbelts - the turbo-charged trio of Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond are roaring(...)

Ryan Tubridy during last year’s Late Late Toy Show with toy tester Darragh Malone from Castlewellan, Co Down. Photograph: Andres Poveda

Bord Gais Energy Irish Book Awards 2017 Wednesday, RTÉ One, 9.35pm Emer McLysaght and Sarah Breen, authors of Oh My God What a Complete Ash(...)

Theresa May: she’s so far out of her depth, I’m thinking I might need to give her a canoe instead of the soft Brexit she’s been asking me for all year: Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Paschal Donohoe – Nice list Paschal has been a very good boy this year, and a very generous boy, too. He’s given presents to everyone in the country (...)

What’s at the  root of Ireland’s “silent epidemic” of sleep deprivation

The School Thursday, RTÉ Two, 10.35pm The School: a recipe for classroom chaos School can be a jungle, especially when Cork comedy co(...)

Cillian Murphy returns in season four of Peaky Blinders

Nowhere Fast Monday, RTÉ Two, 10pm Alison Spittle in Nowhere Fast: trapped in midlands. Photograph: RTE You thought Stranger Things w(...)

Joan and Pierce Butler tell their story on 'Golden: Our 50 Years of Marriage'.

Desperate Houses Tuesday, RTÉ One, 8.30pm Is your house hopelessly cluttered? Are your closets bursting with useless bric-a-brac and are your w(...)

David Courtney at Tiffany & Co in Brown Thomas, Grafton Street, Dublin in 2008. In New York, he engraved pieces for three presidents: Truman, Eisenhower and Kennedy, and for first lady, Jackie Kennedy. He also engraved a silver cigar case for Winston Churchill.   Photograph: Eric Luke

David Courtney, who died in July, aged 86, was one of the last of his kind – a master engraver whose skill in hand-carving intricate designs in gold a(...)

Head into the deep with Blue Planet II

Blue Planet II Sunday, BBC One, 8pm It’s a bank-holiday weekend, the kids are on midterm break, and Storm Brian is (probably) still raging outside. (...)

Stranger Things Friday, Netflix We have waited feverishly for a whole year, and now, at last, it’s time to go back into the upside-down for Stran(...)