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Colombia Making the Peace

Almost 20 years on from the Good Friday agreement , The Colombian government is making peace with the FARC rebels and there is a strong Irish connection to the process.

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Documentary-maker: Ronan Kelly

Ronan Kelly has worked in RTE since 1987.

Prior to that he worked in CNN, Channel 13 in New York and as a commercial video producer.

He began in RTE TV as a presenter/reporter in health and environment programmes and then became a radio producer in 1990.

He originally produced daytime Radio 1 programmes: "Gay Byrne Show", "Today with Pat Kenny", "Liveline", "Five Seven Live", "Marian Finucane".

He also worked on new projects for RTE Radio: the computerisation of radio production and output (2000) and designing and launching the digital radio station, RTE Choice (now Radio 1 Extra) in 2007.

He has taught feature radio production in Dublin City University and has been a guest lecturer in IT Tallaght, Griffith College, NUU, Coleraine, BBC Northern Ireland, Goldsmiths College, London and at the Salt Institute, Portland, Maine, USA.


Since 2011, Ronan has worked full-time with "Documentary On One" including producing the short documentary series, "The Curious Ear" (now discontinued).

Ronan occasionally works in RTE television, recording voice-overs for TV documentaries and, in the past, has worked as a video journalist for 'Nationwide'.
 

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New York Festivals 2017 - Gold

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"Kicking the Bucket"
with Katie Verling

New York Festivals 2017 - Gold

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"Roger Casement's 'Apocalypse Now'"
with Colin Murphy

Prix Marulic 2017 (Croatia) - Second 
New York Festivals 2017 - Bronze

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"We Decide Who Lives Or Dies"

National Media Award, 2016 - Road Safety Authority of Ireland

New York Festivals 2017 - Silver

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"Waterford, Wimbledon, Monaco, Murder"
with Elliot Rambach

New York Festivals 2017 - Finalist
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"Who Took Mom To The Prom?" by Emer Horgan

Best Short Feature, PPI Radio Awards, 2016

(Post-production)

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"Saudi Dreams of a Camper Van"
with Gráinne McPolin

Clarion Award 2016
(The Association for Women in Communications - USA)


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"Through the Kilimanjaro Keyhole"
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"Clouds In Harry’s Coffee"
with Joe Kearney

Gold, New York Festivals 2015

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"Bombs, Balls & Beyoncé"
with Tony Connelly

Silver, New York Festivals 2015

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"The Garda Who Limped"
with Robert Mulhern

Silver, PPI Radio Awards 2014

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"The Exam"

Gold, New York Festivals 2014

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"Oswald Froze A Moment - Ireland on the day JFK died"
with Liam O'Brien

Gold, New York Festivals 2014
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Gold, New York Festivals 2012

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"Three Rivers - One Summer"
with Ger Philpott

Silver, New York Festivals 2012

Shortlisted, PPI Radio Awards 2012

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"Don't Go Far"
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Grand Award Winner, New York Festivals 2011

Special Commendation, Prix Europa, Berlin 2011


Gold, New York Festivals 2011

Best Creative Feature, AIB Media Awards, London 2011

Best Documentary/Feature, PPI Radio Awards, Ireland 2011

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"Good Day At Blackrock"
with Cathal Murray

Shortlisted, PPI Radio Awards 2012

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"I Can Tell By Looking At You"
with Louise Williams

Winner of International Association of Women in Radio & TV (IAWRT) Award of Excellence in Radio Documentary, Malaysia 2011

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"Through Cairo Airport"
with Colette Kinsella

Best Documentary/Feature, PPI Radio Awards, Ireland 2009

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"Meat Factory Ear Worms"
with Richie Beirne

Best Documentary/Feature, PPI Radio Awards, Ireland 2008

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"Millionaire"

Best Documentary: Honorable Mention Award, Third Coast Festival / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition, Chicago 2006

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