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A Song for Kathleen

The story of 87 year old Kathleen Tierney who was diagnosed with Alzheimer's, but finds her spirit lifted and her health improve when she joins 'The Forget Me Nots' - a choir welcoming those affected by dementia an...

Documentary maker: Helena Gallagher

Helena runs her own production company, www.hgproductions.co.uk.

HG Productions produce television and radio documentaries for the BBC and RTE.

Helena worked at the BBC for over 17 years producing programs across the platforms of radio, television and online; including music and speech based radio productions, live studio sessions, concert productions, sport, package and feature making, documentary making and live outside broadcasts.

She travelled to LA in 2009 to make a documentary with Scottish Rockers Biffy Clyro for BBC Radio 1. Recent television projects include Beware - The Vatersay Boys (Nominated for a Celtic Media Awards 2013), The Vatersay Boys live at the Barrowland and 'Lidsoonvarna - When Love Comes to Town' for BBC Alba. Helena is currently working on a television series for BBC1 Scotland.

In addition to making television and radio documentaries, Helena also produces tv adverts, corporate films, promotional dvds and audio and visual content for websites.


"An Angelman Year" is Helena Gallagher's fourth documentary for RTE Doc on One. She won a Gold New York International award in June 2011 for her documentary "Searching for Answers"for RTE.

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