Documentary on One
The Outsiders - Our Teenage Life Behind Bars12/19/14
A unique view inside the Irish direct provision system through the eyes of two 13yr old girls, asylum seekers awaiting their fate from the state. Living in mobile homes on an industrial park near Athlone, they've recorded their lives over the past 4...
DocArchive: What you may call it, Drugs and Liver Transplants
What-you-may call-it, Drugs and Liver Transplants is a documentary about what might have been. It's a story about the 1960's Dublin beat group The Movement. Ciaran Cassidy goes on a search to try and get to the bottom of the stories about the Dublin...
DocArchive: Bird Fanciers, Bird Clubs and Falconry
Proinsias O’Conluain explores the world of birds and those who enjoy keeping them as a hobby. A proud owner of a multilingual budgie, Pronsias speaks to some breeders, buyers, sellers and keepers about their hobby and overall love of birds. (1976)
Diary of a Bad Year: A War Correspondents Dilemma
Kelly McEvers was a war correspondent in the Middle East during the Arab uprisings. Colleagues and friends were being kidnapped. Some were killed. It made her question why otherwise intelligent people risk their lives to report on war? (from...
DocArchive: Walking on Water
Janet Gray is a blind Northern Irish Water Skier and 3 times World Champion. In 2003, she nearly died in a water skiing accident. This documentary follows Janet as she defies medical convention and makes a comeback to competitive water skiing. (2008)
Doc Archive: Address is Shelter
Pat Feely explores the underworld of the poor and takes us on a journy through the trials and tribulations of one homeless man.
Doc Archives: Unfamiliar Families
A radio documentary that explores the difficulties and challenges faced by same sex couples in Ireland.
A Humanist Milestone
Celebrating the milestones of life the non-religious way, Humanist ceremonies are currently seeing a boom as Ireland's secular population grows. What does it take to become a Humanist celebrant? What are Humanist ceremonies are all about?
DocArchive: Two Ladies of Galway
Lady Augusta Gregory was at the centre of the Irish Literary Revival around the turn of the 20th century. Her grand-daughters Anne and Catherine revisit their ancestral Galway home in Coole – sharing stories and memories of Ireland’s literary greats...
Doc Archive: This is his life Eamon Andrews
Des Hickey takes us on a journey through the successul career of Eamon Andrews.
Doc Archive: Tullaghmurray Lass
A radio documentary telling the story of one families heartache - the loss of three generations at sea.
Boyle For Congress
Aoife Kavanagh steps inside the political campaign of Brendan Boyle as he attempts to become the only American State Congressman with an Irish born parent. It’s a ‘David and Goliath’ battle – but Brendan has a secret weapon – his Dongeal born father...
DocArchive: There's Only One George Best
A radio documentary recorded on the day that George Best was laid to rest in Belfast
DocArchive: Do You Still Come Here Often?
Kevin Sheedy examines the fate of the strict-tempo ballroom dancer in an age of pop and Rock.
DocArchive: There's a Darkness on the Edge of Town
19 members of the travelling community in Tallagh have died in 18 months through death by suicide. This documentary goes behind the statistics to look at the human stories of those most affected.
Small Lives and Great Reputations
On the 25th anniversary of his release from prison, Paddy Armstrong of the Guildford Four visits London and Guildford with his wife. Wrongfully convicted and having spent 15 years in prison, Paddy reunites with the solicitor and MP who fought his case.
Con Carey and the Twelve Apostles
The only man in Kerry to be buried twice they say. Con Carey was a bachelor labourer who died on his way home from the pub in 1978. His story is still spoken of. Why? Because of what happened him after death and of the 12 locals involved - the 12...
Doc Archive: The Swilly
The Lough Swilly Bus offers a network of services to some of the most remote parts of Donegal. Departing Derry City, the route travels along the old railway route of the Lough Swilly Railway Company. This is the story of the people who use the Swilly...
DocArchive: The Sweep and the Philosopher
Two unlikely men meet to swap jobs. One is a 70-year-old chimney sweep, who left school at 13, the other a professor of philosophy at UCD. The professor cleans a chimney while the sweep delivers a talk to the Philosophical Society at UCD (Broadcast...
DocArchive: The Strange Thing I Am
On Easter Monday 1916 Patrick Pearse stood on the steps of the GPO and read the Proclamation. John Cunningham questions how our view of Pearse has evolved from the adulation of the early years to his relevance today (Broadcast 2005).
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