1916 | 3 part flagship series for RTÉ
Director: Pat Collins, Ruán Magan.
This three part landmark documentary series examines the 1916 Easter Rising in Dublin and the subsequent events that led to the establishment of an independent Irish State and indirectly to the breakup of the British Empire.
Narrated by Liam Neeson, this series places the Irish Rising in its European and global contexts as anti-colonialism found its voice in the wake of the First World War. It explores the crucial role of the United States and of Irish America in both the lead up to and the aftermath of the events.
Famine in Ireland | 2009 | Skibbereen Heritage Centre/ Cork County Council
Concentrating on the human aspect of this defining period of Irish history The Great Irish Famine: Remember Skibbereen tells the story of the Great Famine in Skibbereen and Ireland in the broader context.
Pride of the Parish: Castlehaven | 2008 | TG4
This is the fifth programme of a six-part series following some of GAA’s best-known faces as they explore what their local clubs mean to them and the passion and commitment that keeps small communities going.
Loch Dearg | 2007 | TG4
Though Loch Dearg survives today as a living remnant of the early Irish Church, many pilgrims today are more conscious of the spiritual atmosphere of the Island. The pilgrimage entails three days of fasting, walking barefoot, and keeping continuously awake for a period of 24 hours.
Ar Thóir Logainmeacha (Searching for Placenames) | 2007 | TG4
Dr. Eamon Lankford has collected and mapped thousands of placenames throughout County Cork and its offshore islands. The Cork and Kerry Place Names Survey which he established in 1996, is engaged in the biggest collection of previously unrecorded placenames in the state.
Na Duganna The Docks | 2007 | TG4
This film focuses on the docklands area of Cork City and is seen through the eyes of the men and women who work there.
David Marcus | 2006 | Cork County Library
For over sixty years, David Marcus was Ireland’s foremost literary editor.
He speaks intimately with Dermot Bolger about his work with many of Ireland’s greatest writers, his own complex identity and coping with the memory loss that has affected him.
Beyond the Mountain | 2004 | RTÉ
A half hour documentary on the story of the mining industry in Allihies in West Cork.
Idir na Línte | 2000 | TG4
Idir na Línte is a a half hour documentary-profile which tells the multi-layered life-story of the provocative and popular Irish writer and priest Padraic Standún.