Documentary on One - RTÉ Documentaries show

Documentary on One - RTÉ Documentaries

Summary: Multi award winning documentaries from Ireland. With almost 1,000 documentaries on offer it has the largest archive of documentaries available anywhere. The productions are radio stories about real life and contain productions dating as far back as 1954. A wealth of life, ideas, experiences, events and perspectives is on offer - but most importantly - stories. Download the Documentary on One iphone app from the App store.

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 Saved! | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:40:07

Does your soul need saving? If so, John Purcell is the man for the job. A born-again evangelical preacher and a member of the travelling community, he travels the country spreading the word of the Lord through his fire n' brimstone services. ( 2014 )

 DocArchive (1997) All the Tired Horses | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:41:45

In 1996, following campaigns by animal rights groups and local communities, new licensing laws were introduced to protect the welfare of horses. An estimated 3,000 urban horses were living on Dublin estates, the majority of them under the care of local children. What do these new rules mean for Dublin youths and how will their lives change? (1997)

 After the music - The Daughters story | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:39:29

Fran O’Toole, lead singer with the Miami Showband was murdered along with band members in a loyalist ambush in Northern Ireland in 1975. Soon after, Fran’s young daughters were taken to live in Canada by their mother. Rachel and Kelly have long searched for a connection to their father and his family, imagining what might have been (2015).

 DocArchive (1989): 15th International Brigade Stands Down | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:44:44

Veterans of the 15th International Brigade who fought for The Republic in the Spanish Civil War between 1936 and 1938 reassemble in Barcelona 50 years following their final march through the city. Comprising of volunteers from all over the world, they recount their experiences, remember lost comrades, and reflect on the trauma of war. (1989)

 Seamus Darby and the Goal That Made Champions | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:39:14

Séamus Darby was the Offaly hero who scored a late goal in the All-Ireland football final of 1982 depriving Kerry of their historic 5-in-a-row. He tells the story of how one of the most famous goals in GAA history impacted on his life and family and a journey which took him from Ireland to the UK and back to Tipperary where he now lives. (2015)

 DocArchive (2000): 40 days and 40 nights on The Reek | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:42:00

Chris Doris spent 40 days and 40 nights camped out on top of Croagh Patrick. Doris, a local artist, envisaged this experience as a “social sculpture”. Acting as a type of tour guide, he met with thousands of climbers and pilgrims, hearing their stories and seeking to find out what connects people to this mountain. (First broadcast 2000)

 Down with jazz - Anti jazz campaign of the 1930's | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:40:54

January 1st 1934, Fr. Conifrey led a march through Mohill, County Leitrim, in which demonstrators shouted "down with jazz" and "out with paganism" and called on the government to close the dance halls and ban all foreign dances in Ireland. (Broadcast 1997)

 DocArchive (2000): Where's Your Mamma Gone? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:44:42

In 1971 Vincent Blackwell was strangled and killed, he was 8 years old. His body was found by Watery Lane, hidden under bottles in a pram. The person responsible for this crime was a 12 year old boy. Why was Vincent killed and what motivates a child to attack another? (First broadcast 2000)

 A Caravaggio in Tuam? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:43:42

10 yrs ago Nora Nic Con Ultaigh’s learned of an unusual family story – that her great-grandfather from Galway was once, reportedly, the owner of a Caravaggio painting. Could this be true? Did a work from the great Italian artist once reside in Tuam? If so, where is it now? Nora sets off on a trail – hoping to find some answers (Broadcast 2015)

 DocArchive (2000): Where's Your Mamma Gone? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:44:42

In 1971 Vincent Blackwell was strangled and killed, he was 8 years old. His body was found by Watery Lane, hidden under bottles in a pram. The person responsible for this crime was a 12 year old boy. Why was Vincent killed and what motivates a child to attack another? (First broadcast 2000)

 DocArchive (2004): Finders Keepers | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:41:05

An access all areas look at the mechanics of bringing a play from the page to the stage. How does the director get the most out of his actors, while collaborating with the playwright to make it a success? On the centenary of The Abbey Peter Sheridan’s showcase play, Finders Keepers kicks off the celebrations. ( First broadcast 2004 )

 The Murderer, Me and My Family Tree | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:40:44

Dylan Haskins unravels a family mystery, and tries to finish what his late father began by answering the question: Is he related to the last man hanged in Wicklow Gaol? And what was the heinous crime that James Haskins committed in order to deserve the ultimate punishment in 1843. (First broadcast 2015) Themes: Prison, Murder, History

 DocArchive (1978): He Might Have Won Fame In The End | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:40:21

At the age of 38 Thomas MacDonagh was executed for his part in the 1916 Rising. This documentary explores his role in shaping Modern Ireland through his literary works and political activism.

 Peadar Mercier | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:41:46

Peadar Mercier, the first ever professional bodhrán and bones player, captured the pulse of Irish traditional music. 25 yrs after his death, his son Mel traces his father’s unique life story – from his protestant heritage, to world tours with the Chieftains and a 10 yr adventure with composer John Cage into the world of experimental music. (2016)

 DocArchive (1993): Between the Devil and the Holy See | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:42:29

James Montgomery was the first Irish Film Censor between 1923 and 1940. Drawing on his memoirs this documentary details the life of one of Ireland's most important cultural gatekeepers. ( First Broadcast 1993 )

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