Documentary on One
DocArchive: Time up in Somalia04/16/15
In 1993, Irish troops were part of the United Nations Operation in Somalia. Treasa Davidson joins the c.100 members of the Irish Army Transport serving in Somalia as part of UNOSOM II. We hear first hand from the soldiers about their experiences....
DocArchive: San Egidio Story of a Roman Community
This is the story of the Sant'Egidio, which is a movement of lay people that began in Rome in 1968. It now has more than 60,000 members, dedicated to evangelisation and charity, in Rome, Italy and in more than 73 countries throughout the world. (1994)
DocArchive: Universe Story
Dr. Brian Swimme and theologian Fr. Thomas Berry, joint authors of "The Universe Story" explore Cosmology, History and God.
DocArchive: River of Dreams
An evocation of the River Sullane in West Cork through the music of Peadar Ó Riada. The River Sullane runs from the mountains between County Cork and County Kerry. Peadar and Julian Vignoles trace the route of the river from its source to the sea....
DocArchive: Woman For Our Times, Doc on Catherine McAuley
Catherine McAuley was an Irish nun who was born in 1778. She had a very comfortable life growing up in Dublin. After she inherited a considerable fortune, Catherine used the money to set up the Sisters of Mercy & help those less fortunate than her....
DocArchive: Ole Ole We're Off To See The Pope
1990 was the year that our soccer team made it to the quarter finals in the world cup. Italia 90 is still talked about by soccer fans across the country. We hear the story of our journey & we hear about the time that the team went to meet the Pope....
DocArchive: The Half Blind Quarter Poet
Owen Nestor is the toast of many Galway parishes for his poems and ballads.He lost the sight of one eye when a sod of turf fell off a cart and hit him. The explanation for his self deprecating soubriquet, ‘the half blind Quarter poet’ is now clear....
DocArchive: My Father Field Marshal Rommel
Manfred Rommel tells the story of his father Marshal Erwin Rommel. Called "the People's Marshal" by his countrymen, Erwin was one of Adolf Hitler's most successful generals and one of Germany's most popular military leaders during World War II. (1995)
DocArchive: General George Patton Old Blood And Guts
General George Patton was considered as one of the most successful combat generals in U.S history. He was the first officer assigned to the Tank Corps in WWI, but It was during WWII that Patton hit the high point of his military career. (1995)
DocArchive: Rough Justice
Sexual violence can have psychological, emotional, and physical effects on a survivor. Self-blame can be amongst the most common effect. We hear from a number of victims who speak of their attacks and the reactions afterwards. (1995)
Doc Archive: Cistercian Christmas Glencairn Abbey
St Mary's Abbey, Glencairn is the only Cistercian monastery for women in Ireland. Glencairn Abbey is a working Abbey and in addition to the practical running of the monastery, the sisters work on their farm and run their numerous businesses. (1994)
DocArchive: Sowing The Seeds, Horace Plunkett & Co-op...
Sir Curzon Horace Plunkett was an Anglo-Irish man who set up the agricultural co-operation in Ireland. This Co-Op encouraged farmers to process and market their own produce, to standards suitable for the British market. This enabled farmers to...
Searching for Answers - Gold Award Winner at 2011 New York...
In 1975 and 1976 two fishing trawlers sank at the exact same spot off the coast of Donegal with the loss of 11 lives. Over 35 years later, Helena Gallagher, a daughter of one of the men who drowned, goes ‘Searching for Answers’. (2011)
DocArchive: Grave Matter - The history of body snatching
The growth of medical schools increased in Ireland in the 18th and 19th century and so did demand for cadavers for students to practice on. Body snatching became as prevalent here in Ireland, as it was anywhere else. Dr. Fleetwood investigates this....
Come on Brigids
Damien O'Reilly charts the progress of the St. Brigid’s Senior Football team through the 2004 AIB club campaign, through the eyes of a supporter and includes interviews with players and supporters and footage from training sessions and matches.(2004)
DocArchive: Frederick Ryan Writer and Thinker
Frederick Ryan was a Dublin born journalist, playwright and socialist. He was heavily involved in both theatre and politics. His involvement with politics and strong views often prevented him from being employed. (1994)
DocArchive: Mothers and daughter - The story of an adoption
Theresa was given up for adoption by her mother Terry. This tells the story of how Terry felt about the birth and giving her daugher up for adoption. We also hear how Terry and Theresa’s adoptive parents finally made contact. (1994)
DocArchive: To Somalia and back Irish soldiers in Baidoa
In the early 1990’s, vicious inter-clan fighting in Somalia led to the deaths of 30,000 Somalis, in addition to an estimated 200,000 who died as a result of famine. This is the story of the Irish soldiers in the midst of the deadly Somalian crisis....
The Caretaker - Bronze Award Winner at 2011 New York...
This is a classic who dunnit story? When Islamic manuscripts came up for private sale around Europe in 1991 - that questions began to arise. Those questions led a path back to the Chester Beatty library in Dublin and to an insider theft. (2011)
DocArchive: Rabbit Overhead Mi Lord
Rabbit Overhead Mi Lord was recorded three years before Dunraven Estate in County Limerick was sold. It follows the last driven pheasant shoot on the estate. It features recordings of the then owner, the 7th Earl of Dunraven. (1981)
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