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Ireland's Fittest Family | RTÉ One | Sundays at 6.30pm

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Ireland's Fittest Family is back on your screens Sunday evenings at 6.30pm from September 21st. Ireland’s Fittest Family - Bigger, Better, Tougher… Sunday Sep 21st sees the return of last years break out hit entertainment series “Ireland’s Fittest Family”. Kicking off a seven week run at 6.30pm on RTE 1 the series will once again pit twelve sports obsessed families against each other. Through a series of intense and extreme physical challenges they will battle it out for the €15k prize and the title of “Ireland’s Fittest Family 2014”. From Spike Island to Killary, Lough Key to Killruddery in Wicklow our twelve families will again face mud, heights, hills, water, tunnels, towers, hay, logs, sandbags, jumps and this year a fire engine…..that they’ve to pull along a road, as you do. Again our families will be joined by four big name sports star to coach them through the process. This year sees the return of Clare bainisteoir Davy Fitzgerald and Olympic medal winning boxer Kenneth Egan alongside our two newbies, World Champion Hurdler Derval O’Rourke and Dublin footballing legend Jason Sherlock. These coaches don’t like losing so sparks fly as they compete to get their families to the podium. Across seven weeks of glorious battles that test the families to their core and see the coaches do whatever it takes for them to taste victory we get to see some extraordinary families dig deep over some incredibly difficult challenges. Plus RTÉ Player will have exclusive additional online content. The winning family will walk away with a €15k cash prize and the much-coveted title of Ireland’s Fittest Family. Presented by Mairead Farrell, Ireland’s Fittest Family is produced by Animo TV and Kite Entertainment for RTE Entertainment.