Documentary on One
DocArchive: Rough Justice03/26/15
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 movement
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 Festivals
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 Festivals
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)
DocArchive: Lost and found
This is the story of how a lost mother was found. Michael O’Keeffe was put into care at aged 2. He did not have any contact with his mother growing up, but 50 years later he decided to look for her and found her in London. (1994)
DocArchive: Arts Frozen Sounds
The story of sound reproduction began in 1877 when Thomas Edison found a way of causing sound waves to vibrate and be recorded onto tin foil. Then in 1887 the first record was invented. This documentary celebrates 100 years of the gramophone. (1977)
A Bullet for the General
For 4 decades, Major General Hugh Tudor, avoided publicity whilst living a careful quiet life in the shadows. But he lived in fear all his life - for during Ireland's most troubled period, he was the boss of the infamous Black and Tans outfit.(2012)
DocArchive: Running Commentary
Myles Dungan talks to runners about why they choose to put themselves through the ordeal of running a marathon and he asks what possesses them to run for over forty two kilometres and them if they would they do it again? Originally broadcast in 1981.
DocArchive: David's Diary
In 1904, Father John Creagh instigated an economic boycott against the small Jewish community in Limerick and forced a lot of them to leave the city. This documentary has the framework of a diary kept by a fictitious teenage boy during this time....
DocArchive: All the Dead Voices
Samuel Beckett spent most of his adult life living in Paris and in April 1986, a conference was held in the city to mark his 80th birthday and to celebrate his work. During this conference many international experts discussed his work and life. (1986)
Heroes of the Caribbean - Award Winner at 2011 New York Festivals
John Kenny from RTE Sport tells the story of Irish Cricket. In particular, he looks back at the 2007 Cricket World Cup when the Irish cricket team bowled everyone over with some incredible performances at CWC07. It was the beginning of a new era....
DocArchive: A Dogs Life
There are so many dogs living in sanctuaries around the country. ‘A Dogs Life’ looks at the day to day running of a sanctuary in Carlow. We also meet the owners and examine the motivations, the work and the rewards of running a dog sanctuary.
DocArchive: The Catholic Gentry
Originally part of the ‘Behind the Closed Eye’ series, This tells the story of the Moore family of Moorefort, Co Tipperary. The Moore’s moved to Antrim and owned a huge tract of land in the area, which played a huge role in the history of the...
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