Documentary on One

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It's 1951. Jo Murray is 18 years old and stands at the railing of a westbound transatlantic ship with four other teenage Irish girls. But these aren't just any mid-century Irish immigrants. They're going to Texas, and they're going to become nuns. (2018)

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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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