Beyond religion: Atheism in Ireland
New BAI-funded documentary up now whereever you listen to your podcasts or here:
Featuring interviews with members of Atheist Ireland (Dublin & Cork), parents bringing up their children outside religion; and an ex-Muslim, ex-Hindu, and ex-Catholic speak frankly about their experiences.
AGAINST THE WIRE
Supported by the Simon Cumbers Media Fund, and broadcast August 2020 on Newstalk. Listen:
Photo: Ahmad Rezai
Ireland & The slave trade
Talking to historians, academics and writers, producer Bairbre Flood traces the history of Irish involvement in the Atlantic Slave Trade, and examines some of the research in this area.
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The only Irish person recognised as Righteous Among the Nations for saving Jewish children during the Holocaust. Funded by the Broadcasting Authourity of Ireland (BAI), first broadcast on UCC98.3FM.
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Learning To Change In Israeli & Palestinian Communities
From Tamra to Tel Aviv, Nazareth to Jerusalem, I spoke to members of Mahapach-Taghir (change in Hebrew-Arabic) and Sadaka-Reut (friendship in Arabic-Hebrew), and to women from all communities, to see how they’re working on the ground in marginalised areas.
In a region renowned for conflict, these women’s struggle for community and solidarity across sectarian lines is even more remarkable. More
(Supported by the Simon Cumbers Media Fund.)
Broadcast on Newstalk 106-8FM, June 2019, listen to podcast here
Life On The Outside
Three women describe their experience of Direct Provision, seeking asylum in Ireland, the threat of deportation, what it means to be Irish & how they deal with racism. More
(Funded by the BAI )
The Hungry Road
Home to 10,000 refugees before its eviction in 2016 – what was life like for people living in the unofficial refugee camp in Calais, France, aka ‘The Jungle’? More
(Funded by The Mary Raftery Journalism Fund.)
Painting by: Kate O’Shea