Documentary on One

The Grandfather Canoe

Two hundred years after a revered and sacred canoe disappeared from the banks of the St John River in Canada, it turned up in a building in Galway.

Documentary maker: Elayne Devlin

Elayne is an award winning documentary maker. She has extensive experience in radio and television as an independent producer and researcher.


She currently works on The Late Late Show (RTE 1 Television).
Previously she has worked in overseas development which gave her the opportunity to travel and bring fascinating stories back to an Irish audience.


In 2011, she was awarded a Clarion Award in the US for her documentary Ten Minutes from Kenema. She has been awarded funding twice under the Irish Aid's Simon Cumbers Media Fund.
Elayne holds a masters degree in Political Communications and her interests lie in current affairs, politics, history and travel.

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