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)
Della Kilroy is an award-winning broadcast journalist born and raised in Dublin. She has worked across many programmes on RTE Radio One and regularly reports for the weekday current affairs show 'Drivetime with Mary Wilson'.
Della's first radio documentary for RTE, 'Leaving Care', was on the subject of teenagers struggling to survive as they leave the state care system at eighteen. Her second documentary 'One World: Under the Mango Tree' brought Della to the North East Democratic Republic of Congo. There she followed a community living with the aftermath of LRA violence and child abduction.
Her short documentary for the Curious Ear series documents the Big Brothers Big Sisters youth mentoring programme it Ireland. It follows the stories of three matches, including herself, and the friendships they have built.
Della holds an Honors degree in English, Media and Cultural Studies and has a First Class Masters in Broadcast Production for Radio and Television.
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