Twenty-five years after the death of Peadar Mercier, his son Mel gathers together the traces of his father's musical life. Peadar was the first ever professional bodhrán and bones player and was a key member of The Chieftains. (2016)
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A radio documentary about the idea of "the promised land" in the West harking back to the days of Saint Brendan.
A radio documentary about sainthood, first broadcast in Easter Week 2003.
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.
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.
The legend of Oisín and Saint Patrick is retold in this dramatisation from 1976.
Joe Flynn and his wife Mary wrote 'The Broken Hearted Farmer' in the late 1960s, a song which told the story of the Farmers' Rights Campaign in Ireland at that time. They were hoping for a No. 1 h...
A radio documentary recorded over the first year of Fr Aidan Troy's life in Paris (2008-2009).
This documentary goes stateside for St. Patrick's Day and speaks to some of New York's older Irish citizens.
Miracle and mystery plays were a form of medieval drama. These plays were mostly about religion and were used to teach people about the bible. The Abbey Theatre in Dublin ran a series of these pl...
A documentary on the devotion to St. Anne from the holy land to Canada.