Documentary on One

Richard Hayes, Nazi Codebreaker

There are few individuals it can be said altered the course of World War Two on their own - but one was a Dublin librarian. And he did it, not on the battlefields of France or Japan but, in a room in McKee Barracks on Dublin's North Circular Road. (2017)

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Documentary maker: Lorelei Harris

Originally from South Africa, Lorelei has spent the bulk of her working life in radio. There was a spell in current affairs but after producing a number of features for RTÉ Radio 1, Lorelei ended up working exclusively on radio documentaries and became commissioning editor for documentaries for RTÉ Radio 1.

The Documentary on One strand began life under Lorelei.

She has won many awards over the years, national and international.

Lorelei is now the Editor of Arts, Features and Drama for RTÉ Radio 1. She has held various positions on radio documentary committees and has served on the EBU Features Group since 1996.

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