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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: Kaye Mortley

Kaye Mortley is Australian by birth but since 1981 has worked as an independent documentary maker based in Paris, producing for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, France Culture and for state broadcasting companies in Europe and elsewhere.

Mortley's cinematic radio productions have received numerous awards from the Prix Futura and Prix Europa ; most recently A Stranger in Alsace received the 2005 Prix Italia prize for documentary work.

Mortley also leads creative documentary workshops and builds sound installations throughout Europe. She is dedicated to opening up a space for those whose voice is not often heard, and to listening to the world around her - both for the sounds and the passing silences.

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