Documentary on One Podcast

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Multi award winning documentaries from Ireland. With over 1,700 documentaries on offer, the Documentary On One Podcast 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 320 national and international awards since 2008, why not immerse yourself in a world of sound, story and character.

An Extraordinary Affair April 27, 2018
The story of a scandalous liaison between two Irish women, Eleanor Butler and Sarah Ponsonby, which began 250 years ago this year. Were these lovers - two upper-class Anglo-Irish women from Kilkenny - the first ever women to 'come out' in Ireland? (2011)
A complete history of silent films in Ireland from one of the first moving pictures documenting Queen Victoria's visit in 1900, through to the pioneering feature films of Sidney Olcott, to the imported European films that were shown in Dublin's first cinema opened by James Joyce. (1976)
A complete history of silent films in Ireland from one of the first moving pictures documenting Queen Victoria's visit in 1900, through to the pioneering feature films of Sidney Olcott, to the imported European films that were shown in Dublin's first cinema opened by James Joyce. (1976)
Two unlikely men meet to swap jobs. One is a 70-year-old chimney sweep, who left school at 13, the other a professor of philosophy at UCD. The professor cleans a chimney while the sweep delivers a talk to the Philosophical Society at UCD (Broadcast 2009).
Two unlikely men meet to swap jobs. One is a 70-year-old chimney sweep, who left school at 13, the other a professor of philosophy at UCD. The professor cleans a chimney while the sweep delivers a talk to the Philosophical Society at UCD (Broadcast 2009).
Tommy O’Reilly remembers his passing out ceremony, proudly marching by his family in his Irish Army uniform. For Tommy, the decision to volunteer for active service in Lebanon was an easy one; he believes that it is his duty as a soldier. But, with recent reports of hostages captured in …
Tommy O’Reilly remembers his passing out ceremony, proudly marching by his family in his Irish Army uniform. For Tommy, the decision to volunteer for active service in Lebanon was an easy one; he believes that it is his duty as a soldier. But, with recent reports of hostages captured in …
This award-winning doc tells the story of Jenny Tyrell who was adopted in 1972. But, Jenny was almost 9 before she found out she was adopted. In this story, Jenny and her birth mother reunite and speak candidly about the hurt, the pain and the love.
This award-winning doc tells the story of Jenny Tyrell who was adopted in 1972. But, Jenny was almost 9 before she found out she was adopted. In this story, Jenny and her birth mother reunite and speak candidly about the hurt, the pain and the love.
Sgt. Sharon Duggan applied to join the Irish Army while she was in secondary school. She was part of a group of women who marched into history as the first female recruits to the Irish Defence Forces. She embarked on a lifelong ambition to serve in Lebanon as part of …
Sgt. Sharon Duggan applied to join the Irish Army while she was in secondary school. She was part of a group of women who marched into history as the first female recruits to the Irish Defence Forces. She embarked on a lifelong ambition to serve in Lebanon as part of …
Dogman April 6, 2018
Martin McKenna’s career began in a hay barn in Limerick and ended up with three best-selling books about dog behaviour in Australia - he could not read or write but he would become known as 'The Dogman'. (2010)
Dogman April 6, 2018
Martin McKenna’s career began in a hay barn in Limerick and ended up with three best-selling books about dog behaviour in Australia - he could not read or write but he would become known as 'The Dogman'. (2010)
Ireland is the perfect place to sail around, the course retains a magic all of its own for most sailors. However, when the ingredients include a modern ocean racing catamaran, extreme weather from gale to calm, and a diverse crew attempting to break the all-time around Ireland record - the …
Ireland is the perfect place to sail around, the course retains a magic all of its own for most sailors. However, when the ingredients include a modern ocean racing catamaran, extreme weather from gale to calm, and a diverse crew attempting to break the all-time around Ireland record - the …
Don't Go Far March 29, 2018
Two Dublin children, with a knack for bunking off school and fare dodging, embark on an unbelievable adventure. On a warm summer's day in 1985, they hop on a Dart and skip out to Dun Laoghaire, nothing much to be doing there, so they sneak on the ferry for Holyhead …
Don't Go Far March 29, 2018
Two Dublin children, with a knack for bunking off school and fare dodging, embark on an unbelievable adventure. On a warm summer's day in 1985, they hop on a Dart and skip out to Dun Laoghaire, nothing much to be doing there, so they sneak on the ferry for Holyhead …
Descendants of the Choctaw people return to their homelands in Mississippi to honour their ancestors, who had their land thorn away from them and were driven ruthlessly into a wilderness. What long-term effects did these relocations have on the Choctaw's way of life and their traditions? How difficult was it …
Descendants of the Choctaw people return to their homelands in Mississippi to honour their ancestors, who had their land thorn away from them and were driven ruthlessly into a wilderness. What long-term effects did these relocations have on the Choctaw's way of life and their traditions? How difficult was it …
Heel, Toe Step, Together March 23, 2018
A beautiful story. Forget your celebrity 'Strictly Come Dancing' - this is the real deal. A chance meeting in East London leads to an unlikely friendship through dance as 86yr old Bob teaches 28yr-year-old Katie to waltz. Gold Award Winner @ UK Sony awards