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.

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)
Andy O'Mahony joins Dr. A. L. Rowse for afternoon tea at the Athenaeum in London on November 14th 1985. The many topics up for discussion include the left-wing politics of the Oxford scene in the 1920s and 30s, Rowse's admiration for Margaret Thatcher and his modernisation of Shakespeare's plays. (1986)
Andy O'Mahony joins Dr. A. L. Rowse for afternoon tea at the Athenaeum in London on November 14th 1985. The many topics up for discussion include the left-wing politics of the Oxford scene in the 1920s and 30s, Rowse's admiration for Margaret Thatcher and his modernisation of Shakespeare's plays. (1986)
Fergus O'Farrell was the Irish singer-songwriter behind the cult band Interferecnce, who died in Februrary 2016. His song 'Gold' featured in the soundtrack and Broadway adaptation of the movie Once. He has battled against incredible adversity, but he kept on making music. (2012)
Fergus O'Farrell was the Irish singer-songwriter behind the cult band Interferecnce, who died in Februrary 2016. His song 'Gold' featured in the soundtrack and Broadway adaptation of the movie Once. He has battled against incredible adversity, but he kept on making music. (2012)
Alyn Walsh has his dream job. He is a squirrel catcher. Dick Warner explores the unusual world of squirrel trapping with Alyn and finds out what drives him to do this job in such an isolated forest environment. Trapping squirrels is no easy task and though Alyn loves birds, wildlife …
Alyn Walsh has his dream job. He is a squirrel catcher. Dick Warner explores the unusual world of squirrel trapping with Alyn and finds out what drives him to do this job in such an isolated forest environment. Trapping squirrels is no easy task and though Alyn loves birds, wildlife …
With These Hands May 18, 2018
This multi award winning documentary is about Tralee man, Eric Roche - a world class virtuosic guitarist - and his younger brother Bryan. Considered by many as Ireland's greatest ever guitarists, this is a story of love, music, life and brotherhood. (2009)
With These Hands May 18, 2018
This multi award winning documentary is about Tralee man, Eric Roche - a world class virtuosic guitarist - and his younger brother Bryan. Considered by many as Ireland's greatest ever guitarists, this is a story of love, music, life and brotherhood. (2009)
In the shadow of the multi-million Custom House Dock's scheme, the people of Sheriff Street wonder if this development will provide much-needed employment to the area, which has fallen into serious decline through the closure of local factories, but many locals are sceptical about the promises for a brighter future. …
In the shadow of the multi-million Custom House Dock's scheme, the people of Sheriff Street wonder if this development will provide much-needed employment to the area, which has fallen into serious decline through the closure of local factories, but many locals are sceptical about the promises for a brighter future. …
The Long Goodbye May 11, 2018
The award-winning tender and loving story of a husband, Matt, and his wife, Mai, whose lives have changed entirely since Mai was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. This is a story of a solemn promise made in marriage 'In sickness and health, till death do we part'. (2007)
The Long Goodbye May 11, 2018
The award-winning tender and loving story of a husband, Matt, and his wife, Mai, whose lives have changed entirely since Mai was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. This is a story of a solemn promise made in marriage 'In sickness and health, till death do we part'. (2007)
Two nations tell apparently separate stories, yet these are both tales of war and of want, and both trace their roots to the destructive effects of apartheid. Local villages in South Africa and Mozambique try to rebuild after years of neglect through self-aid schemes set up by community leaders. (1994)
Two nations tell apparently separate stories, yet these are both tales of war and of want, and both trace their roots to the destructive effects of apartheid. Local villages in South Africa and Mozambique try to rebuild after years of neglect through self-aid schemes set up by community leaders. (1994)
In the last 100 years, we Irish have struggled with our native language. Now in 2011, less than 5% of us speak it on a daily basis. This is a story of passion - from 'non-Irish' people who see the beauty in the language and have been inspired to learn …
In the last 100 years, we Irish have struggled with our native language. Now in 2011, less than 5% of us speak it on a daily basis. This is a story of passion - from 'non-Irish' people who see the beauty in the language and have been inspired to learn …
Sonny Boy, one of the most successful theme songs ever written, introduced the "talkie" picture to Ireland. It was sung by Al Jolson in The Singing Fool, the film has screened at the opening of the Capitol Cinema in 1929. But, it wasn't until 1936 that Tom Cooper produced the …
Sonny Boy, one of the most successful theme songs ever written, introduced the "talkie" picture to Ireland. It was sung by Al Jolson in The Singing Fool, the film has screened at the opening of the Capitol Cinema in 1929. But, it wasn't until 1936 that Tom Cooper produced the …
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)