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.

Blonde Hair, Blue Eyes July 6, 2018
In October, 2013, a four year old blonde-haired, blue-eyed girl named Maria was discovered peeping out from underneath a blanket on a Roma camp in Greece. Her discovery would prompt a wave of near hysteria around the globe. Within days, two Irish children with similar features would be taken from …
Blonde Hair, Blue Eyes July 6, 2018
In October, 2013, a four year old blonde-haired, blue-eyed girl named Maria was discovered peeping out from underneath a blanket on a Roma camp in Greece. Her discovery would prompt a wave of near hysteria around the globe. Within days, two Irish children with similar features would be taken from …
What does it take to become a great piano player? Pianists Billy Brown and Peter O’Brien share memories of when they started to learn to when they played piano in crowded bars with some of the greats. Ruth McGinley talks about the dedication needed to practice. However some musicians would …
White Noise June 29, 2018
What happens when sounds only exist inside your head? How do you cope with an internal soundtrack from which you can’t escape? We explore the mysterious world of tinnitus (a hearing problem), meet with sufferers and investigate how they live their lives accompanied by their own secret symphony. How do …
White Noise June 29, 2018
What happens when sounds only exist inside your head? How do you cope with an internal soundtrack from which you can’t escape? We explore the mysterious world of tinnitus (a hearing problem), meet with sufferers and investigate how they live their lives accompanied by their own secret symphony. How do …
What does it take to become a great piano player? Pianists Billy Brown and Peter O’Brien share memories of when they started to learn to when they played piano in crowded bars with some of the greats. Ruth McGinley talks about the dedication needed to practice. However some musicians would …
Almost 30,000 people were killed and 130,000 injured in German bomb attacks on London during the World War II. Four Irish women relive their experiences of living in London at that time. Having lived in the midst of a war, Mary Fahy, Maureen Foley, Mary Burke and Sheila Kavanagh, all …
Almost 30,000 people were killed and 130,000 injured in German bomb attacks on London during the World War II. Four Irish women relive their experiences of living in London at that time. Having lived in the midst of a war, Mary Fahy, Maureen Foley, Mary Burke and Sheila Kavanagh, all …
Sisters June 22, 2018
Beginning in 1888, hundreds of Irish teenagers were sent to a convent in Texas that was dedicated to educating emancipated slaves after the American Civil War. A lifetime later, the grand niece of two of these nuns uncovers their stories, which chronicle a century of change in the Catholic Church, …
Sisters June 22, 2018
Beginning in 1888, hundreds of Irish teenagers were sent to a convent in Texas that was dedicated to educating emancipated slaves after the American Civil War. A lifetime later, the grand niece of two of these nuns uncovers their stories, which chronicle a century of change in the Catholic Church, …
Till The Morning Comes: Night Life in Dublin is a documentary portrait of Dublin while the city sleeps. Producer Yetti Redmond finds out about the night owls, shift workers and even heros that keep Ireland's capital ticking.
Till The Morning Comes: Night Life in Dublin is a documentary portrait of Dublin while the city sleeps. Producer Yetti Redmond finds out about the night owls, shift workers and even heros that keep Ireland's capital ticking.
Prince At The Castle June 15, 2018
On a Summer morning in 2011, a group arrived at Malahide Castle, Co. Dublin to work on a concert by Prince. They were nervous. That morning, the morning of the concert, Prince had fired his own crew and an Irish team had been hurriedly drafted in. What would the next …
Prince At The Castle June 15, 2018
On a Summer morning in 2011, a group arrived at Malahide Castle, Co. Dublin to work on a concert by Prince. They were nervous. That morning, the morning of the concert, Prince had fired his own crew and an Irish team had been hurriedly drafted in. What would the next …
Established by the British Government in 1831, Irish National Schools were originally multi-denominational. The schools were controlled by a State body and the National Board of Education (mixed religions). Featuring voices, text books, legislation and religion, we explore the founding of the national school system in Ireland (1981)
Established by the British Government in 1831, Irish National Schools were originally multi-denominational. The schools were controlled by a State body and the National Board of Education (mixed religions). Featuring voices, text books, legislation and religion, we explore the founding of the national school system in Ireland (1981)
Joyce, is by her own admission, only living a ‘half-life’. A funny, vibrant, creative person with lots of friends, she rarely leaves the house. She’s morbidly obese. Recorded over the last two years, we follow Joyce as she tackles the complex reasons behind her weight, tries to shed her shell …
Mary Mulvihill explores the concept of time. Along the way, Mary visits Dunsink Observatory, Timpiece Antique Clocks and the Institute of Horology where she meets those who are passionate about time - it's origins, history and meaning.
Mary Mulvihill explores the concept of time. Along the way, Mary visits Dunsink Observatory, Timpiece Antique Clocks and the Institute of Horology where she meets those who are passionate about time - it's origins, history and meaning.
If you were battling Nazi Germany which individual would you chose to take on the role? A soldier? Perhaps a great statesman? How many of you would choose a librarian? Well, this is exactly what happened in wartime Dublin. Marc McMenamin tells the story of Richard Hayes, Nazi Codebreaker. (2017)