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I Was There - Eyewitness 1916

One of the key moments in Ireland's history - an armed rising against English Rule - What was it like to be there? Listen to eyewitness accounts from survivors of the 1916 rising in Dublin (Broadcast 1960)...

Documentary maker: Ciaran Cassidy

Ciaran Cassidy is currently a producer with 'Documentary on One'.

His documentary 'The Runners' on a child who escaped from an Irish industrial school and the man who helped him escape was the winner in Berlin of the 2010 'Prix Europa'.

Earlier documentaries, including 'The Diary of Leanne Wolfe' and 'The Ballad of Patrick Folan' have won of the 2008 Premios Ondas for Best International Radio Programme and the Third Coast Radio Impact Award. He is a winner of three Gold Medals (2008, 2009, 2010) at New York Radio Festival.

He was director in 2007 of a four-part BAI funded documentary series for TG4, 'Fuil agus Duich'. He worked previously as a sports journalist including covering for TV Three the 2005 champion's league final between Liverpool and AC Milan in Istanbul.

His first short film 'Collaboration Horizontal' made in conjunction with the Irish Film Board was shown at the prestigious Telluride Film Festival in Colorado and won an award at the 2011 Palm Springs International Short Film Festival.

He was the winner of 2005 Kerry Film Festival Script Award. He is a graduate of the 2006/2007 European Broadcasting Union Master School in Documentary making.

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