Ireland’s Fittest Family returns this Sunday October 28, 2016


The Brand new series of Ireland’s Fittest Family kicks off this Sunday!

Since exploding onto our screens in 2014, three remarkable families have been crowned Ireland’s Fittest Family. Now it’s the turn of 12 brand new teams to take on Ireland’s toughest television challenge.

Mairead Ronan returns to host the new series, which will deliver the usual mud, sweat and tears, as 12 of the strongest families in the country push themselves physically and mentally over the next 8 weeks, in their bid to be the last group standing.

As always 4 Irish sporting legends will be coaching the teams, with Davy Fitzgerald, Anna Geary and Alan Quinlan all returning to the competition, joined this year by new coach, former premiership soccer legend, Stephen Hunt.

With €15,000, and the coveted title at stake, the battle is on… to find Ireland’s Fittest Family 2016!

An Animo TV / Kite Production, Ireland’s Fittest Family is Produced by Colin Pauser-Cowman, Executive Produced by Darren Smith and Debbie Thornton, and Directed by Sharon Dalton.

Full Picture and Sound post on the series took place here at Screen Scene where it was Edited by Ollie Aslin, Brian O’Neill, Brian Cashin, and Ciara Brophy, with Meghan Day assisting.

Warren Dowling was the Online Editor, Ken Galvin provided the Sound Mix, Jean McGrath was the VO recordist, and John O’Riordan handled Graphics.

Aishling Vesey was the Post Production Supervisor.

This week’s episode sees coaches Davy Fitzgerald and Stephen Hunt put the first 6 families through their paces in the world famous Tough Mudder, in Co. Meath.

Tune in to RTÉ One at 6:30pm to see how they get on.