Thar Sáile (which translates to Abroad) is a series of television programmes which explores the status of the Irish language in some of Europe's major cities. The cities visited are Vienna, Berlin, Athens, Amsterdam, Oslo, Paris, Madrid and Brussels.
In the first programme, Donegal native Ann Marie Ní Dhubhchóin, explores the musical city of Vienna. She meets Therese Illes who tells her about Vienna’s history, and how and why she as an Austrian decided to learn Irish. She visits the city’s famous coffee house, frequented by Freud and Hitler, and the Spanish Riding School.