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A Convict of the Road

Mick Murphy, "The Iron Man", won the 1958 Ras Tailtean, one of the great Irish sporting achievements. Mick tells Peter Woods and Liam O'Brien the extraordinary story of how, after taking up racing only in 1957, he won Ireland's premier cycle race the following year.

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Promised Land of the Saints: Real or Imaginery

A radio documentary about the idea of "the promised land" in the West harking back to the days of Saint Brendan.

The Sinking of the Saint Patrick

Shane Dunphy goes in search of the truth behind the sinking of the St Patrick, a cross channel ferry on the Rosslare-Fishguard route targeted by the German Air Force during WWII.

After Belfast: Father Aidan in Paris

A radio documentary recorded over the first year of Fr Aidan Troy's life in Paris (2008-2009).

To Love Two Countries

This documentary goes stateside for St. Patrick's Day and speaks to some of New York's older Irish citizens.

The Political Death of a Religious Man

Oliver Plunkett, Archbishop of Armagh and primate of All Ireland in the 17th Century was the first Irishman in over 700yrs to be canonised a saint.

Saints Alive

A radio documentary about sainthood, first broadcast in Easter Week 2003.

Saint Anne

A documentary on the devotion to St. Anne from the holy land to Canada.

The Great Debate

The legend of Oisín and Saint Patrick is retold in this dramatisation from 1976.

The Burning of Cork

The story of the burning of Cork City by the Black and Tans on the night of December 11th 1920 as broadcast on the 40th anniversary of the fire (Broadcast 1960).


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