Summer on Netflix

So, summer arrived in Ireland at last! This is the third week of it, the first two were in May. Seriously, we need to be prepared for the wash out days, don’t let the scorchers this week lure you into a false sense of security. Stock up on snacks and add the following shows & movies to your list on Netflix, you’ll be glad you got ahead.


Netflix Originals

Stranger Things

A love letter to the supernatural classics of the 80’s, Stranger Things is the story of a young boy who vanishes into thin air. As friends, family and local police search for answers, they are drawn into an extraordinary mystery involving top-secret government experiments, terrifying supernatural forces and one very strange little girl.

Stranger Things stars none other than Winona Ryder, ladies and gents of a certain age group will be very familiar with Winona, it’s great to see her back on our screens.

Orange Is The New Black

If you haven’t caught up with the 4th season of #OITNB, what are you waiting for? If you thought season 3 saw things take a bit of a dip in Litchfield, fear not, they are back on form with season 4 with some great twists and turns; and an emotional shocker!


Personally I thought Bloodline was slow to start in series 1 but I stuck with it and quickly became hooked. Wow, the Rayburn family have issues! Series 2 is now streaming and I am delighted to tell you it will be back for a third season.

TV Series

Gilmore Girls

All 7 series of Gilmore Girls are currently streaming before new episodes come to Netflix later this year.


The law abiding owner of a crime scene cleaning service is forced into business with a powerful mob boss thanks to his irresponsible older brother. 


As he grapples with a life-threatening illness, a police investigator tracks the explosion of a new synthetic drug on the streets of Paris.


Thomas the Tank Engine

I can’t begin to explain the levels of excitement in our house when the smallest boy discovered the selection of Thomas the Tank available at the moment on Netflix. He is ecstatic!

Word Party

Word Party is a vocabulary building show from The Jim Henson Company that follows four adorable baby animals as they sing, dance and play. The show invites our youngest viewers to help teach the baby animals new words, practice these new words themselves, and celebrate these achievements with a “Word Party!”

Home: Adventures with Tipp & Oh

This series takes up where the movie left off with Oh moving in with Tipp and her family.


The Fault in our Stars

Two teens meet a a cancer support group, and together they face the challenge of building a relationship under the shadow of terminal illness.


A period drama based on fact, Belle traces the life of a biracial girl born to a British father and African mother.


Forks over Knives and Forks over Knives  Presents: The Engine 2 Kitchen Rescue. I am really looking forward to curling up on the couch, green tea in hand, kids sleeping soundly and getting stuck into these healthy eating documentaries.

The Kids Menu

Featuring Joe Cross of Fat Sick & Nearly Dead, this documentary reveals hope in the fight against the current, frightening childhood obesity epidemic. This really is a must watch.

So there you have it, just a few suggestions for the coming weeks. Any queries regarding anything currently streaming or future shows, please just ask and I will do my very best to answer them for you.

As a member of the Netflix Ireland Stream Team I have received complimentary Netflix membership and in return will be featuring Netflix related blog posts. All opinions are my own!



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