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Radio Ulster brings together some of the best radio documentaries from UK and Irish broadcasters.

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Radio Ulster brings together some of the best radio documentaries from UK and Irish broadcasters.

    The Sinking of the Jack Buchan

    The Sinking of the Jack Buchan

    Enda McClafferty meets the sole survivor of the 1958 fishing trawler tragedy that killed his great uncle and four others.

    • 26 min
    The Upsides of Lockdown

    The Upsides of Lockdown

    Conor Garrett knows he's one of the lucky ones. None of his family or friends have contracted Coronavirus so far and he hasn't had to spend the time in quarantine alone. But working from home while trying to home-school two young sons hasn't been without its challenges. Conor's dad is also seriously ill and his niece Imogen - a recent medicine graduate - is facing one of the biggest dilemmas of her life: whether to join the NHS frontline helping to tackle Covid-19. As Conor loses track of the days and runs out of odd-jobs, he tries to find the positives in these tough times.

    • 25 min
    Alone Together - Across Ireland

    Alone Together - Across Ireland

    From having your wedding cancelled, to closing the doors of your business, and being hospitalized to making a recovery - people across Ireland share how their lives have been impacted due to COVID-19, from 16th March to the present day.

    Featuring Patricia McGinnis, Richard McBride, Maura Sloan, Angie Tandon, Ed Canning, Niamh Ni Chonchuir, Órfhlaith Ní Chearnaigh, Ryan Gaston, Lenny White, Jessica Anderson, Michelle Gallen and Luke McCann.

    • 26 min
    Alone Together in China

    Alone Together in China

    People from Ireland share their experiences of being at the heart of the COVID-19 pandemic in China. We hear from those living and working in Wuhan and other cities, as well as getting the perspective from the NI Chinese community, as people talk of face masks, fear and hi-tech surveillance - but also of hope. The programme traces the emergence of COVID-19 in January, through China’s near total lock down and onto the first signs that the virus was receding. Did the Chinese government’s draconian measures make it possible to beat COVID-19 and are these something we could ever achieve here? And with the threat of a second wave of infection from people coming into the China from abroad, how are foreigners there being viewed? This programme tells a story that touches every nation on earth but from a uniquely local perspective.

    • 26 min
    Alone Together - Across the World

    Alone Together - Across the World

    NI & Irish people living across the world, tell us what life is like for them, since the invisible enemy of COVID-19 brought life as we know it to a halt. This is a snapshot of lives in lockdown across the globe from Mid-March to April 2020.

    Featuring Catherine Clancy, Paul Nelson, Morgan Fagg, Siobhan Ni Chiobhain, Jenny Goggin, Sinead McCambridge, Sean Burke and Alison Crozier.

    • 25 min
    Keep Calm and Carry On

    Keep Calm and Carry On

    Local people across NI share the life experiences that have made them who they are today.
    To dig deep – to find the strength they might not have realised they had - to keep calm and carry on.
    With presenter Tessa Fleming, in association with BBC Radio 4’s Listening Project.
    For details of organisations which offer advice and support with any of the issues that have been raised in this programme - go online to bbc.co.uk/actionline.

    Produced by Cathy Moorehead.

    • 26 min

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