Documentary on One - RTÉ Documentaries

Documentary on One - RTÉ Documentaries Podcast

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.

Agatha Christie's Final Mystery
A radio documentary about how Dubliner John Curran's fascination with best selling novelist Agatha Christie has changed his life and brought a new Hercule Poirot story to the world for the first time in 30 years. (2010)...

DocArchive (1959): To Boston and Back
RTÉ producer Norris Davidson travels on a flying visit to Boston, America for the first time on the first direct flight of an Irish airliner. He begins his trip with a visit to his GP, to clear himself of Smallpox, then his Visa & to the Airport to board St. Bridget. This two-part travel feature which was also a entry for Prix Italia 1959. (1959)...

JG Farrell: 149 Days In The Life Of
JG Farrell, the 2 time Booker winning author moved to West Cork, Ireland in March of 1979. Shortly after, he drowned while fishing. Using interviews of neighbours, family and friends - this documentary tells the story of those 149 days in the life of JF Farrell. (2010)...


DocArchive (1996): Irony? An Essay on Irony
Why has the world become so Ironic now? from those who say one thing but hold another view. Although Irony, is used each day by thousands of people, it's also influenced our music, art and buildings. Richard Herriott explores the world of Irony and if Irony was banned - how would it change our lives? (1996)...

Dark Snow & Emma
Over the past decade Ireland has endured some extreme weather cycles from heavy snow to summer heat waves. There is an argument that these events are influenced by what's happening with the Greenland Ice Sheet. Each year the ice sheet is covered in new snow but recently more ice is melting than snow falling. Liam O'Brien visi