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Multi award winning documentaries from Ireland telling real life stories. With over 1,800 documentaries on offer, the Documentary On One Podcast has the largest archive of documentaries available in the world, dating as far back as 1954, right up to the present day. Winner of over 340 national and international awards. Latest podcast series, 'The Nobody Zone'. Immerse yourself in a world of sound, story and character.

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Multi award winning documentaries from Ireland telling real life stories. With over 1,800 documentaries on offer, the Documentary On One Podcast has the largest archive of documentaries available in the world, dating as far back as 1954, right up to the present day. Winner of over 340 national and international awards. Latest podcast series, 'The Nobody Zone'. Immerse yourself in a world of sound, story and character.

    Thomas and Tess

    Thomas and Tess

    Tess Murray never forgot her first love. She was a young teacher, engaged to Thomas McEver, a chemist who had moved to Dunmore Co. Galway as the Irish War of Independence was drawing to a close in the spring of 1921. But fate took a tragic turn one night when Thomas was abducted, brutally murdered and accused of being a spy. (2019)
     
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    • 41 min
    The Long Run

    The Long Run

    In January every year in a small Norwegian town, a race starts. It’s one of the longest, toughest dog sled races in the world and it’s dominated by tough Nordic men. In 2019, someone different turns up at the start with her dogs. She’s a 5’1”, bespectacled, 35-year-old woman & she’s racing for Ireland. Heads are turned then the race starts. (2020)
     
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    • 48 min
    The Grief of a Nation

    The Grief of a Nation

    On November 22nd 1963, two shots were taken in Dallas, Texas. One was a gunshot, killing the President of The United States, John F. Kennedy. The other, was a camera shot which changed two families’ lives forever. Those families went their separate ways in life - until decades later, when they were about to have another date with destiny. (2020)
     
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    • 44 min
    Timor Leste: Coming of Age

    Timor Leste: Coming of Age

    In 1999, Sarah Mac Donald travelled to East Timor as a journalist undercover. Whilst violence erupted around her, Sarah became godmother to a little Timorese boy, Natalizio. But as the years went by, she lost touch with him and his family. 20 years after they last met, Sarah is returning to an independent Timor Leste, in search Natalizio. (2020)
     
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    • 42 min
    Polonium and the Piano Player (Pt.2)

    Polonium and the Piano Player (Pt.2)

    Part 2 of 2. As Derek Conlon finds out he’s been poisoned and dragged into a world of Russian espionage, he realises that’s just the start of his problems. With relations between UK and Moscow deteriorating, Derek escapes to a new life. But the nuclear poison Polonium-210 appears to have decided his fate. (Originally produced by Sky News Storycast)
     
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    • 44 min
    Polonium and the Piano Player (Pt.1)

    Polonium and the Piano Player (Pt.1)

    Ep 1 of 2. When ex-KGB spy Alexander Litvinenko was murdered in a nuclear poisoning in London in 2006, an Irish man got caught up in the crossfire. Derek Conlon accidentally drank from the same radioactive cup used to poison Litvinenko – dragging him into a Russian world of espionage, murder and deceit. (Originally produced by Sky News Storycast)
     
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    • 43 min

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