Documentaries

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Documentaries

Welcome to our Documentaries page where
you can listen to or download our old documentaries.

Many of these Documentaries are from 2002, with ‘Children’s Burial Grounds’ from the late 1990’s.

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A Handfull of Songs

‘A Handfull Of Songs’. With Michael Gannon.

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Am I the Best of Them All

‘Am I the Best of Them All’. With Mary Owens. A Programme about the life & times of Delia Murphy. A singer & collector of Irish ballads.

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Captain of The Men of Death

‘Captain of The Men of Death’ with Michael Gannon. Heres Michael’s award winning documentary about Tuberculosis in Connemara in the 40’s & 50’s. From 1998

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Children’s Burial Grounds

‘Children’s Burial Grounds’ with Michael Gannon. A documentary about Children’s burial grounds in Connemara. From the late 1990’s

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Jim Reeves ain’t Dead Yet, Ulick

‘Jim Reeves ain’t Dead Yet, Ulick’, with Ita Kane. A Documentary about the Kingstown Band.

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Lapwing’s Liftboat

‘Lapwing’s Liftboat’ with Breandan O’Scannaill. A Documentary about a little known survival story that took place in 1941.

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Les Zydeco sont pas sale – The Snap beans are not Salted

‘Les Zydeco sont pas sale – The Snap beans are not Salted’ with the late Tomás Burke. A four part Documentary with Tomás sharing his love of Zydeco music.

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Manus The Hackler Act of Faith

‘Manus The Hackler Act of Faith’. With Michael Gannon.

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No Time To Be 21

‘No Time To Be 21’ with Dave O’Halloran & Ian Baker. A Social & political documentary of punk during the 1970’s.

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Pilgrimage of Wonder

‘Pilgrimage of Wonder’ with Breandan O’Scanaill. In this programme Breandan explores the coastline of Connemara.

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Rooting For Sean Sasta

‘Rooting For Sean Sasta’ with Mary Owens. A documentary about one woman tracing her family history.

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The Golden Age of Irish Music Recordings

‘The Golden Age of Irish Music Recordings’ with Gerry Clark. A six part documentary on old Irish recording of 1920’s & 30’s

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The Mark Coynes

‘The Mark Coynes’ with Mary Roe. a documentary about a musical family from Renvyle.

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The Raineys

‘The Raineys’ with Ita Kane. A programme about The Raineys. The Raineys were a family of musical Galway travelers.

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