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: Lorelei Harris

Originally from South Africa, Lorelei has spent the bulk of her working life in radio. There was a spell in current affairs but after producing a number of features for RTÉ Radio 1, Lorelei ended up working exclusively on radio documentaries and became commissioning editor for documentaries for RTÉ Radio 1.

The Documentary on One strand began life under Lorelei.

She has won many awards over the years, national and international.

Lorelei is now the Editor of Arts, Features and Drama for RTÉ Radio 1. She has held various positions on radio documentary committees and has served on the EBU Features Group since 1996.

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