Letters To Ann Nov. 5, 2019

from Documentary on One Podcast·

In 1984, Anne Lovett, a 15yr old from Co. Longford died giving birth beside a grotto. Her baby son also died. After Anne’s death, the Gay Byrne show received so many letters, they devoted an entire programme to reading them out - a seminal moment in Irish broadcasting & 12 yrs later, Lorelei Harris, made this multi award winning documentary. (1996)



In 1984, Ann Lovett, a 15yr old from Co. Longford, died giving birth beside a grotto. Her baby son also died. After Anne’s death, the Gay Byrne show received so many letters, they devoted an entire programme to reading them out - a seminal moment in Irish broadcasting. And 12 yrs later, Lorelei Harris, made this multi award winning documentary (Broadcast 1996)