Documentary On One - Rté Documentaries

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Multi award winning documentaries from Ireland. With over 1,500 documentaries on offer, the Documentary On One has the largest archive of documentaries available globally. These productions are radio stories about real life and contain documentaries dating as far back as 1954, right up to the present day. A wealth of life, ideas and experiences are on offer - but most importantly - stories. Winner of over 150 national and international awards since 2008, why not immerse yourself in a world of sound, story and character.

Episódios

  • The Hospital the Irish Shipped to France

    The Hospital the Irish Shipped to France

    04/09/2020 Duração: 46min

    A pioneering adventure in overseas aid, when the Irish Red Cross assembled a 100-bed hospital and shipped it to bombed-out Normandy post-World War II. A group of young Irish doctors, nurses and support staff followed, bringing hope and healing to the shattered town of St-Lô as the survivors struggled to rebuild their lives among the ruins. (2020)

  • A Very Irish Coup

    A Very Irish Coup

    28/08/2020 Duração: 40min

    On a wet October Saturday over forty years ago a greyhound finished a race at Mullingar race track. The event was to turn Irish gambling upside down. Based in the small Irish towns of Listowel and Abbeyfeale, a quiet local betting coup in the days leading up the race saw bookies faced with paying out odds of almost a thousand to one. (2020)

  • The Seven Million Dollar Man

    The Seven Million Dollar Man

    21/08/2020 Duração: 44min

    Sam Millar’s life reads like pure fiction. After joining the IRA as a teenager, he spent years on the notorious blanket protest in Northern Ireland. He later admitted to taking part in a massive, seven million dollar armed robbery in the US before starting a new life as a writer of award winning crime novels. (2020)

  • Substantial Helen

    Substantial Helen

    14/08/2020 Duração: 41min

    Helen Oxenham is getting a medal from the Queen of England – although Helen doesn’t have much time for the Queen. It’s for her work with victims of domestic violence in Australia. How did a woman, born in Cork and raised in Crumlin, Dublin end up there? Partly because of two men – both German – one she loved and one she came to despise. (2020)

  • The Deadly Saris

    The Deadly Saris

    07/08/2020 Duração: 45min

    Two 15-year old Dublin girls were mitching, drinking and shoplifting. Then they hear a group of handsome men singing - with shaved heads and saffron robes. Hare Krishnas. The girls decide to join them – for the men and the free food - but soon they are hooked on the strict life and become Hare Krishna nuns. But the dream sours. (2020)

  • Shane Healy - Back On Track

    Shane Healy - Back On Track

    31/07/2020 Duração: 46min

    Shane Healy has gone the distance in life. After spending years in an orphanage as a child, he travelled widely before hitch-hiking around the US, where he discovered he was a naturally talented athlete. It took more than that to get him to the 1996 Olympics where he ran for Ireland. Now after years away from the sport, Shane is back. (2020)

  • Green and Gold

    Green and Gold

    24/07/2020 Duração: 42min

    In 1972, a group of Irish protest riders gate crashed the Olympic Games road cycling race in Munich, Germany. They’d hatched a secret plan to scupper the official Irish Olympic cycling team. But events at the Games threw their own plans into chaos. Almost 50 years later a family is still trying to recapture a lost Olympic dream. (2020)

  • The Little Shop of Secrets

    The Little Shop of Secrets

    17/07/2020 Duração: 51min

    Decades ago The Wallace Sisters, Sheila and Nora, ran a small newsagents in Cork city. While many bought their paper and tobacco there, few knew of the secrets it held as an IRA Brigade HQ during the War of Independence. These fearless sisters led a double life from intelligence gathering to spy handling and deciphering codes. (2020)

  • We Say You Have To Go

    We Say You Have To Go

    10/07/2020 Duração: 53min

    In 1981, heroin took hold of certain parts of Dublin. It changed everything for the communities it was affected by. The impact of addiction on the people there was devastating. But these communities weren’t going to just take it and the people decided to fight back against the dealers. (2020)

  • Nicolás Cruz Hernandez - Still Fighting

    Nicolás Cruz Hernandez - Still Fighting

    03/07/2020 Duração: 46min

    He was cheered on an open-topped bus through Dublin. Then he was homeless and jobless. He swept floors and slept on a campbed in the National Stadium. He stole his passport to flee Cuba - had a lucky meeting with a Shaolin monk, who saved him – met three Mayomen, who helped keep him safe - and now he teaches yoga to prisoners. Some life. (2020)

  • Felix

    Felix

    26/06/2020 Duração: 43min

    Felix Gretarsson lost both his arms in a work accident in Iceland in 1998. In the years that followed, his life spiralled into an abyss as he lost his health, status, relationship and sense of identity. After turning his life around, Felix now lives in France, where he’s waiting to receive the world’s first full double arm transplant. (2020)

  • Conor Walsh - Passing Through

    Conor Walsh - Passing Through

    19/06/2020 Duração: 45min

    Conor Walsh was a minimalist piano composer from Co. Mayo, whose musical career was just beginning when he died suddenly of a heart attack in 2016 aged 36. Within days of his burial, Conor's sister found 37 unpublished tracks on his laptop, and so began his family’s journey to release his posthumous debut album, The Lucid. (2020)

  • The Long Run

    The Long Run

    12/06/2020 Duração: 48min

    In January every year in a small Norwegian town, a race starts. It’s one of the longest, toughest dog sled races in the world and it’s dominated by tough Nordic men. In 2019, someone different turns up at the start with her dogs. She’s a 5’1”, bespectacled, 35-year-old woman & she’s racing for Ireland. Heads are turned then the race starts. (2020)

  • The Nobody Zone: Episode 6 - Bringing It All Back Home

    The Nobody Zone: Episode 6 - Bringing It All Back Home

    24/03/2020 Duração: 39min

    As we bring the series to a close, what stories lie buried in Kieran Kelly’s home town of Rathdowney? Have we reached the end of the line? A new 6-part podcast series from RTÉ's Documentary On One in Ireland and Third Ear Productions in Denmark. Episode 6/6. (March 24th 2020). Released weekly.

  • The Nobody Zone: Episode 5 - Another Side

    The Nobody Zone: Episode 5 - Another Side

    17/03/2020 Duração: 45min

    As Kieran Kelly descended into a life of murder and violence, he displayed a number of sides to his character. But what were they, and what do they tell us about him? A new 6-part podcast series from RTÉ's Documentary On One in Ireland and Third Ear Productions in Denmark. Episode 5/6. (March 17th 2020). Released weekly.

  • The Nobody Zone: Episode 4 - True Confessions

    The Nobody Zone: Episode 4 - True Confessions

    10/03/2020 Duração: 40min

    The tape. In a smoke filled interview room in Clapham Police Station, Kieran Patrick Kelly confesses to multiple murders. Dates, times, locations. Should we believe everything he's saying? A new 6-part podcast series from RTÉ's Documentary On One in Ireland and Third Ear Productions in Denmark. Episode 4/6. (March 10th 2020). Released weekly.

  • The Nobody Zone: Episode 3 - The Numbers Game

    The Nobody Zone: Episode 3 - The Numbers Game

    03/03/2020 Duração: 36min

    Why do claims of the number of Kieran Patrick Kelly's past victims keep on rising? Fresh information is put to the test. A new 6-part podcast series from RTÉ's Documentary On One in Ireland and Third Ear Productions in Denmark. Episode 3/6. (March 3rd 2020). Released weekly.

  • The Nobody Zone: Episode 2 - A Hidden Truth?

    The Nobody Zone: Episode 2 - A Hidden Truth?

    25/02/2020 Duração: 38min

    In 2015, amidst claims by a retired police officer of mass murder and cover up, the British Police reopen the case files of Kieran Patrick Kelly. But is the new evidence to be trusted? A new 6-part podcast series from RTÉ’s Documentary On One in Ireland and Third Ear Productions in Denmark. Episode 2/6. (February 25th 2020) Released weekly.

  • The Nobody Zone: Episode 1 - It Plays On Your Mind

    The Nobody Zone: Episode 1 - "It Plays On Your Mind"

    18/02/2020 Duração: 35min

    A homeless Irishman is arrested on Clapham Common in London for stealing a wedding ring, only to murder another man in his police cell. When interviewed by police, he confesses to multiple murders. A new 6-part podcast series from RTÉ’s Documentary On One in Ireland and Third Ear Productions in Denmark. Episode 1/6, Feb 18th 2020. Released weekly.

  • Introducing The Nobody Zone - Trailer

    Introducing 'The Nobody Zone' - Trailer

    11/02/2020 Duração: 30s

    In 1983 Kieran Patrick Kelly confessed to multiple murders. We enter a dark world where killer and victims mask their identities and where evidence is as hard to find, as it is to trust. A new 6 part true crime podcast from RTÉ in Ireland and Third Ear in Denmark. New episodes every Tuesday morning, beginning February 18th 2020.

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