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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.

    Cairo Cellmates

    Cairo Cellmates

    After 4yrs in an Egyptian prison, Ibrahim Halawa, a 22yr old Irish student, was acquitted of all charges against him in Sept 2017. We revisit the documentary we made on Ibrahim’s story in June 2016 with Peter Greste, the acclaimed journalist, who shared a cell with Ibrahim and who had never previously spoken out about this controversial case. (2016)
     
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    • 39 min
    Seamus Darby and the Goal That Made Champions

    Seamus Darby and the Goal That Made Champions

    Séamus Darby was the Offaly hero who scored a late goal in the All-Ireland football final of 1982 depriving Kerry of their historic 5-in-a-row. He tells the story of how one of the most famous goals in GAA history impacted on his life and family and a journey which took him from Ireland to the UK and back to Tipperary where he now lives. (2015)
     
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    • 39 min
    Then There Was Light

    Then There Was Light

    On November 5th 1946, the ESB erected the first pole of rural electrification. This was the beginning of a promise to bring electricity to every home in Ireland. 70yrs after this momentous change in modern Ireland, we piece together the story of rural electrification, including tales of fear and hope and love and loss as the nation illuminated. (2016)
     
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    • 38 min
    The Announcement

    The Announcement

    In 2015, 22 year old student Laura Molloy sought medical help after discovering changes in her body she didn’t recognise - and that Google simply couldn’t answer. Laura’s doctor examined her mysterious ailments. What happened next turned conventional medical wisdom on its head - and changed her life, and those around her, forever. (2018)
     
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    • 38 min
    Never Knocked Down

    Never Knocked Down

    Legendary boxing trainer Angelo Dundee said the two best chins in boxing belonged to Muhammad Ali and a Connemara man, Sean Mannion. Originally from Rosmuc, Galway, Sean was never knocked down in 57 professional bouts, including a world title fight (2014)
     
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    • 40 min
    The Nobody Zone: Episode 8 - End Of The Line

    The Nobody Zone: Episode 8 - End Of The Line

    Answers lead to more questions as we try to close the book on the Kieran Kelly story. And more stories come from the shadows of The Nobody Zone. But is it too late to find the truth?
     
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    • 52 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
433 Ratings

433 Ratings

Richard Awkward ,

A Great Story, Beautifully Told

A great story, beautifully told. A very exciting journey, retracing the steps of these audacious punters in their quest to beat the bookies!

Paul D Ireland ,

Conor Walsh

Beautifully narrated and excellently told piece of work. A credit to Conor’s music.

Eugene photo ,

Terrific

Highly recommended, gripping story very well told, tantalising finish with another mystery!

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