Documentary on One

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: Nicoline Greer

Nicoline Greer is a multi-award winning radio documentary maker.

'In The Same Boat' won a 2011 Gracie Award for "Outstanding Interview Program or Feature" in the United States, a Gold Award in the New York Festivals 2011 and Award for Consumer Broadcast Radio at the 2011 GSK Medical Media Awards. This documentary was made as part of the 2010 European Broadcast Union Masterschool for young documentary makers.

'Looking for Fairytale Castles' won Best Radio Documentary at the 2010 Celtic Media Awards.

'Undue Alarm' - the story of Irish doctor-turned whistleblower John O'Conor in Canada won a Silver Medal at the New York Festivals 2014.

'Moneyless Mark' which featured Mark Boyle who lives without money won second prize at the 12th International Radio Festival of Iran in 2012.

'A Piece of Cloth' won a Silver World Medal (Religious Programmes) at the 2009 New York Festivals Awards.

Nicoline also supervises the production of documentaries in the Doc on One. Notably, My Dad's Depression with Conor McGinnity won a MSD Crystal Clear Health Literacy Award and a Gold Award at the New York Festivals in 2012.

This Is It Kiddo with Evelyn McClafferty won bronze at the New York Festivals in 2012.

Nicoline Greer joined RTE in 2004 and worked on the Today with Pat Kenny and Drivetime with Mary Wilson programmes before joining the Documentary on One in 2008.

While working on daily programmes in RTE, in addition to reporting on many domestic issues, Nicoline has reported on the plight of Darfuri refugees from the refugee camps in eastern Chad for the Drivetime with Mary Wilson programme in 2007 and on the effect of the tsunami on tourism in a special Today with Pat Kenny programme from Sri Lanka in 2005, a programme which won the 2006 PPI Best Current Affairs programme.

Prior to joining RTE, Nicoline worked as a freelance journalist, as a regular writer for publications such as The Irish Times Magazine and Irish Tatler magazine.

Nicoline holds a B.A. in History and Politics from U.C.D. and M.A. in Journalism (first class hons) from D.C.U.


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