RTE

Deirfiúracha na hEolaíochta – Sisters of Science – 2014

BRIGHT YOUNG THINGS – 2010

Every parent wants their child to do well at

school. But what is life like for a child deemed to

be ‘gifted’? This compelling and poignant

documentary provides an insight into the lives of

some of Ireland’s brightest children as they cope

with the highs and lows of being ‘different’.

 

TEORAINN  – 2009

Border

Teorainn is a new four-part Irish Language

documentary series on the dramatic history of

the border and its impact on Ireland north and

south for almost 90 years.

Is sraith úr faisnéise Gaeilge í seo, ina bhfuil

ceithre chlár, a dhíríonn ar stair dhrámatúil na

teorann agus ar an dóigh a ndeachaigh sé i

bhfeidhm ar Éirinn thuaidh agus theas, le

beagnach 90 bliain anuas.

 

IF LYNCH HAD INVADED – 2009

At 9pm on the 13th August 1969 the Irish

Taoiseach Jack Lynch preparedto make his now

landmark broadcast on RTE in response to the

outbreak of violence the day before in Derry. It

was the greatest challenge to his career so far,

as the violence plunged Lynch and his cabinet

into crisis on how to respond. Earlier that day he

had come under pressure within his cabinet for

military intervention in the north. This 90′

documentary explores how Lynch dealt with the

crisis of August 1969 by examining in forensic

historical detail the dramatic events of 13th

August at cabinet level in Dublin, Belfast and

London, and explores the political consequences

had the Irish Army actually crossed the border.

 

SEAN LEMASS: THE MAN WHO MADE MODERN IRELAND- 2009

In 1959, Sean Lemass became Taoiseach, and

led Ireland through a decade of great economic

and social change. But who was Sean Lemass,

and was he the man who made modern Ireland?

Made to mark the 50th anniversary of Lemass

becoming Taoiseach, this documentary explores

the life and career of one of Ireland’s most

respected leaders.

 

FACE OFF- 2007



On the 8th December, 1941, Winston Chruchill

sent Eamon de Valera a telegram that contained

an astonishing offer: give up your neutrality and

you can have a united Ireland. The offer, adds

Churchill, is available “now or never.” Taking

this intense and momentous exchange as its

starting point, this landmark documentary sets-

out to explore this key episode in modern Irish

history, and through it examine the fraught

relationship between de Valera and Churchill,

from the War of Independence to their high-

profile speeches at the end of World War Two.

 

EOIN O’DUFFY- THE MAKINGS OF AN IRISH FASCIST- 2006

Gael, revolutionary, chief of police, founding

president of Fine Gael and leader of the Irish

Blueshirts. General Eoin O’Duffy was all of these

and more. Interweaving dramatised sequences

with archive and interviews, this compelling

documentary sheds new light on one of the most

controversial figures of twentieth century Irish

history.

 

HUNGER STRIKE -2006

A major 2-part documentary marking the 25th

anniversary of the 1981 hunger strike. The

programme uses first hand witness accounts, to

tell the dramatic secret history of a battle of wits

with ten men’s lives on the line and a showdown

between the IRA and Margaret Thatcher, in

which no side was prepared to give ground

 

HIDDEN HISTORY: JOE CAHILL – IRA MAN - 2004

Joe Cahill dedicated his life to the bloody

struggle for a united Ireland but went on to split

with some of his oldest comrades to fight for the

peace process in the 1980s. The former

gunrunner’s history is the history of the IRA.

With a cast of key players and commentators,

this compelling documentary tells his story for

the first time.


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