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# documentary

This year
# Podcast
The Journal's Redacted Lives wins silver at New York Festivals Radio Awards
The awards have celebrated broadcasting excellence since 1957.
# pray for our sinners
'Here's a group who risked everything for others, but didn't tell anyone about it'
We speak to the director of a new film about a ‘quiet resistance’ against the Catholic Church in Navan.
# Stolen
'Witnesses telling their stories, while they're still alive, is very powerful'
Stolen, a new documentary, explores mother and baby homes in Ireland.
# debenhams picket
'I don't know how they stood there for 406 days. I really don't'
A new documentary explores what the Debenhams workers experienced while on their picket, in their own words.
Last year
# redacted lives
Redacted Lives: New podcast will explore how families were torn apart by Mother and Baby Homes
Survivors of the mother and baby home system are finally telling their true stories.
# relentless
Connacht's new behind-the-scenes doc is something rugby needs more of
The show focuses on three Connacht players during the 2021/22 season.
# problems
Rugby World Cup winner Thompson says dementia makes him feel 'phoney'
The ex-hooker, 44, is one of scores of former players who have decided to sue a number of governing bodies for negligence.
# nothing compares
Sinéad O'Connor's legacy: 'This young woman from Dublin created so much reaction across the world'
We speak to the director of a new documentary about Sinéad O’Connor, called Nothing Compares.
# Ukraine
Money raised from auction of Normal People props to fund short film about Ukraine war
A signed pair of shorts and other Normal People memorabilia were auctioned off.
# Vicky
WATCH: Documentary about Vicky Phelan to open in cinemas next month
The trailer for the new feature documentary was launched today.
# documentary
Gareth Southgate says players need more help to prepare for life after football
Southgate has revealed he struggled to find a “purpose” after losing his job as Middlesbrough manager aged 39.
# real talk
Sir Mo Farah: 'The truth is I’m not who you think I am'
The four-time Olympic champion has revealed that he was brought into the UK illegally under the name of another child.
All time
# The master
'I'm still learning': The great man behind the bainisteoir bib
A documentary about the life Cork legend Éamonn Ryan will be shown on TG4 tomorrow night.
# Awareness
'I had gotten to the stage where I was starting to think about making myself sick'
Former Dublin minor hurler Cormac Ryan will appear in a gripping documentary about eating disorders among men this week.
# love yourself today
Damien Dempsey: 'I feel lucky that I do what I do - and other people get a lift from it'
The musician and director Ross Killeen tell us about the making of a new documentary about Dempsey’s Vicar St gigs.
# the missing children
'Four years on and still no action': Call for Tuam mother and baby home site to be excavated
A test excavation found a “significant” quantity of human remains, but a full excavation has still not happened – to the frustration of survivors and archaeologists.
Survivors, relatives and archaeologists are calling for the site to be excavated urgently, Órla Ryan reports
They want DNA testing carried out to identify the remains of the children buried in Tuam
A new documentary explores the search for the truth about what happened to those who disappeared
Illegal adoptees 'forced to break the law' by using their falsified birth certificates
'Is she dead or alive?': Call for inquests into deaths at mother and baby homes
# jagged
Alanis Morissette blasts documentary Jagged as ‘salacious’
The Canadian singer has refused to attend the premiere of the HBO film about her life.
# documentary
Defence Forces 'commends bravery' of female members who came forward to make harassment complaints
The terms of reference of an independent review into harassment and bullying in the Defence Forces are due to be finalised this week.
# Ian Bailey
Netflix won't delete Ian Bailey interviews from Sophie Toscan du Plantier documentary
The latest documentary, Sophie: A Murder in West Cork, will be available from today on Netflix.
# Thin Lizzy
Phil Lynott documentary tells the story of the 'shy, sensitive man behind the showman image'
We talked to director Emer Reynolds about making the documentary, which she called ‘a dream come true’.
Opinion: RTÉ's GunPlot looks back at the 1970 Arms Crisis with 2021 vision
GunPlot is a new TV Documentary and podcast series from RTÉ on the Arms Crisis of 1970. Researcher on the TV documentary, Róisín O’Dea looks at the crisis fifty years on …
# documentary
'The headline was, 'Clare lose player to Switzerland'' - Liam Griffin's brief Banner career
The Wexford All-Ireland winning boss is the subject of the latest Laochra Gael documentary.
# Closer Look
Paul Pogba to star in Amazon documentary series
The Pogmentary will follow the life of the France international, giving a unique insight into his life on and off the pitch and will air in 2022.
# give it a lash
Brilliant Jack Charlton documentary premieres on Irish television this weekend
Virgin Media One will show the emotional documentary on Sunday night, and the broadcaster has been running ‘Donate For Dementia’ ahead of its screening.
# documentary
New film highlights the doubts about Pele ahead of Brazil’s 1970 World Cup win
The documentary is released on Tuesday, 23 February.
# Reaction
'Just beautiful,' 'superb,' 'brilliant show' - tributes paid to Christy Ring documentary
‘Christy Ring: Man And Ball’ was aired last night.
# the small ball
'The story of a revolution': TG4 doc looks back at a decade that redefined hurling
‘Réabhlóid GAA’ will air at 9.30pm on Wednesday, 16 December.
# essential viewing
The film that will make you fall in love with sport again
The42 chats to directors Ian Bonhôte and Peter Ettedgui about ‘Rising Phoenix’.
# snapshot
Here is the trailer for the much-anticipated new Spurs documentary
The programme goes behind the scenes with Jose Mourinho’s men.
# Preview
The story of the bitter civil war that divided Irish cycling and impacted the 1972 Olympics
‘Green and Gold,’ which is produced by David Coughlan and Donal O’Herlihy, will be broadcast on RTÉ Radio 1 this Saturday at 1pm.
# documentary
'People writing in-depth reports who were never in Croke Park or Lansdowne Road in their life'
The failed Bertie Bowl venture is the subject of tonight’s ‘Scannal’ programme.
# documentary
'The doctor phoned me, said she had received the results and asked would I make an appointment'
A new documentary explores 1991 Down All-Ireland winning captain Paddy O’Rourke’s battle against advanced heart disease.
# fly on the wall
Watch the new trailer for Sunderland 'Til I Die ahead of Season 2's release
The popular documentary, which follows the Black Cats through their recent troubles, returns to Netflix on 1 April.
# Street leagues
'I never felt such support in my life': The football club that has become a lifeline for homeless people
Homeless people from all walks of life attend regular training sessions in what has become a vital resource for players.
# Lars Vilks
Jihad Jane: How the 'new face of terrorism' wound up in Waterford
A new Irish-made documentary tells Colleen LaRose’s, Jamie Ramirez and Ali Damache’s story.
# the story of water
Irish Water brand 'badly damaged' and 'continually politicised', brief for TV doc says
The Story of Water, which aired on Virgin Media before Christmas, was designed to “take back control” of the company name and story.
# TG4
'I do feel let down': Midlands Bord na Móna workers in documentary on peat transition
The documentary will be aired at 9.30pm on TG4 tonight.
# Climate Change
'Humans have overrun the world': David Attenborough issues stark warning ahead of new documentary
A new documentary looks back on the life of David Attenborough.
# Letizia Battaglia
A new Irish film tells the story of a female photographer who covered the violence of the Mafia
The Irish documentary Shooting the Mafia tells the story of photojournalist Letizia Battaglia.
# documentary
'People see this persona on stage and they read into it': Enigmatic musician PJ Harvey journeys to warzone for new film
A new documentary follows PJ Harvey from Kosovo to Washington DC, and then on to the making of her last album.