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R Kelly accused of grooming 14-year-old girl in new BBC documentary
# Allegations
# Allegations

R Kelly accused of grooming 14-year-old girl in new BBC documentary

Mar 28th 2018, 9:16 AM 42,161 Views 44 Comments

R Kelly’s former girlfriend Kitti Jones made the allegations during the new BBC Three documentary.

Brand new documentary telling the story of iconic TV show Football Italia to premiere
# Golden Era
From The42
# Golden Era

Brand new documentary telling the story of iconic TV show Football Italia to premiere

Mar 15th 2018, 4:17 PM 10,548 Views 11 Comments

BT Sport will air Golazzo for the first time on 31 March.

'I remember Eoin Kelly ringing me and he said, 'Larry, they're gone'...I actually started crying'
# Documentary
From The42
# Documentary

'I remember Eoin Kelly ringing me and he said, 'Larry, they're gone'...I actually started crying'

Feb 27th 2018, 1:44 PM 31,698 Views 8 Comments

In his upcoming Laochra Gael programme, Lar Corbett reveals how Liam Sheedy’s departure as Tipperary boss hit him hard.

'Kremlin wants me to stop talking' - Star of Netflix documentary living in fear of Putin in the US
# Icarus
From The42
# Icarus

'Kremlin wants me to stop talking' - Star of Netflix documentary living in fear of Putin in the US

Feb 12th 2018, 5:00 PM 27,833 Views 55 Comments

Wearing a disguise, Russian whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov has given an interview to apologise for his role in the doping scandal.

Vincent Browne returns to our screens with documentary on life of Gerry Adams
# Gerry Adams
# Gerry Adams

Vincent Browne returns to our screens with documentary on life of Gerry Adams

Feb 6th 2018, 1:33 PM 16,312 Views 87 Comments

Gerry Adams: War, Peace and Politics airs this Wednesday and Thursday at 9pm on TV3.

Joanne McNally's 'refreshingly honest' Baby Hater doc was a huge hit with viewers last night
# Baby Hater
From The Daily Edge
# Baby Hater

Joanne McNally's 'refreshingly honest' Baby Hater doc was a huge hit with viewers last night

Jan 25th 2018, 12:21 PM 8,951 Views 5 Comments

The show explored why people have such strong feelings on women choosing to not have kids.

Life swivelled on axis: From surfing champion to becoming pastor at church he co-founded in Lahinch
# Shipwreck And Deliverance
# Shipwreck And Deliverance

Life swivelled on axis: From surfing champion to becoming pastor at church he co-founded in Lahinch

Nov 18th 2017, 10:00 PM 20,172 Views 19 Comments

John McCarthy says his life as a surfer meant he could do whatever he wanted but that it wasn’t a life built on anything solid.

United by Irish football and a sectarian pub massacre: The full story of Loughinisland is finally being told
# No Stone Unturned
# No Stone Unturned

United by Irish football and a sectarian pub massacre: The full story of Loughinisland is finally being told

Nov 11th 2017, 6:30 PM 26,601 Views 89 Comments

A new documentary names the suspects in the massacre that killed five people while they watched Ireland play in the 1994 World Cup.

'Beyond physical strength and mental toughness': Running 246km in 36 hours at the Spartathlon
# The Road To Sparta
From The42
# The Road To Sparta

'Beyond physical strength and mental toughness': Running 246km in 36 hours at the Spartathlon

Oct 26th 2017, 11:20 AM 3,166 Views 2 Comments

Ultramarathon runner Dean Karnazes looks at one of the world’s toughest endurance races.

The story of an Irish maths genius who broke Nazi codes is finally being told
# The Emergency
# The Emergency

The story of an Irish maths genius who broke Nazi codes is finally being told

Oct 21st 2017, 8:00 AM 36,789 Views 19 Comments

Richard Hayes died 40 years ago a virtual unknown in his home country.

RTÉ will re-show Anthony Foley documentary after large parts of Munster missed it because of Ophelia
# Munsterman
# Munsterman

RTÉ will re-show Anthony Foley documentary after large parts of Munster missed it because of Ophelia

Oct 17th 2017, 2:50 PM 43,965 Views 28 Comments

The documentary aired on the anniversary of the rugby legend’s death in Paris.

Anthony Foley documentary delivers the emotional story of a legend we can all relate to
# Munsterman
From The42
# Munsterman

Anthony Foley documentary delivers the emotional story of a legend we can all relate to

Oct 15th 2017, 8:25 AM 25,448 Views 5 Comments

Tomorrow will mark a year since Foley’s untimely death and the emotions still feel raw as some of his closest friends and sisters discuss the man who made Munster.

Column: The forgotten Tipperary man who pursued Ned Kelly's gang
# John Sadleir
# John Sadleir

Column: The forgotten Tipperary man who pursued Ned Kelly's gang

Oct 14th 2017, 8:30 PM 8,644 Views 10 Comments

Many Irish people have emigrated over the centuries and whilst making names for themselves abroad have been largely forgotten in their native land, writes Tom Hurley.

New documentary tells the forgotten tale of tragic boxing champion Benny Lynch
# Dark Demons
From The42
# Dark Demons

New documentary tells the forgotten tale of tragic boxing champion Benny Lynch

Oct 13th 2017, 7:39 PM 6,699 Views 3 Comments

The son of Irish immigrants, the Glaswegian was world champion at 22 and dead at 33.

'Rape can happen to anyone - we need to listen to people's stories'
# Unbreakable
# Unbreakable

'Rape can happen to anyone - we need to listen to people's stories'

Sep 21st 2017, 6:20 AM 18,547 Views 61 Comments

A new documentary sees four women talking openly about their rapes and sexual assaults.

'Voice hearers like myself were once written off - we're due our own revolution and civil rights movement'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Voice hearers like myself were once written off - we're due our own revolution and civil rights movement'

Sep 14th 2017, 7:00 AM 19,228 Views 164 Comments

“I urge everyone reading this article to rethink ever using the s-word to describe someone again.”

'I felt humbled': Dr Eva on what changed her mind about healthy eating
# Health Divide
# Health Divide

'I felt humbled': Dr Eva on what changed her mind about healthy eating

Sep 9th 2017, 10:00 PM 56,569 Views 93 Comments

The doctor and weight management specialist discovered the health divide in Ireland while filming a new documentary.

A new documentary will feature RNLI lifeboats in Ireland - who launched 1,116 times last year
# Water Safety
# Water Safety

A new documentary will feature RNLI lifeboats in Ireland - who launched 1,116 times last year

Aug 12th 2017, 7:30 AM 8,641 Views 6 Comments

Saving Lives at Sea airs at 8pm next Wednesday on BBC Two.

Audio diaries detail Tom Crean's grandaughter's arduous journey in his footsteps
# A Hero's Journey
# A Hero's Journey

Audio diaries detail Tom Crean's grandaughter's arduous journey in his footsteps

Jul 30th 2017, 8:30 PM 15,391 Views 10 Comments

The documentary maker who compiled the diaries said they show the family share Tom Crean’s “traits of endurance”.

The new John Giles documentary is essential viewing for Irish football fans
# Worth A Watch
From The42
# Worth A Watch

The new John Giles documentary is essential viewing for Irish football fans

Jun 30th 2017, 8:00 PM 18,897 Views 31 Comments

RTÉ will air the hour-long film about the legendary Irish midfielder on Monday.

'We're racist to each other. We body shame each other': Irish Youtuber on the LGBT community
# Queer Britain
# Queer Britain

'We're racist to each other. We body shame each other': Irish Youtuber on the LGBT community

Jun 25th 2017, 9:30 AM 23,806 Views 37 Comments

Riyadh Khalaf is hosting the new BBC documentary Queer Britain.

Dara Ó Cinnéide's new TV series looks at how science and technology have changed GAA
# Gaa Nua
From The42
# Gaa Nua

Dara Ó Cinnéide's new TV series looks at how science and technology have changed GAA

Jun 18th 2017, 8:15 AM 6,872 Views 0 Comments

GAA Nua begins on Monday at 7.30pm on RTÉ One.

The Corkman, the Hollywood star and a road trip to Paradise
# Reel Life
From The42
# Reel Life

The Corkman, the Hollywood star and a road trip to Paradise

Jun 16th 2017, 8:00 PM 18,801 Views 7 Comments

How the star of Knocked Up and Tropic Thunder fell in love with a Scottish football club.

'He never hit me until I was pregnant, then asked, 'What did you do to make me that angry with you?''
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

'He never hit me until I was pregnant, then asked, 'What did you do to make me that angry with you?''

Jun 3rd 2017, 8:00 PM 30,113 Views 59 Comments

an RTÉ online documentary spoke to business women, students and mothers who shared their stories of domestic abuse.

Netflix's new true crime doc The Keepers has arrived just in time to binge this weekend
# The Keepers
From The Daily Edge
# The Keepers

Netflix's new true crime doc The Keepers has arrived just in time to binge this weekend

May 19th 2017, 6:44 PM 7,144 Views 1 Comment

It investigates the case of Sister Cathy Cesnik, who was murdered in Baltimore in 1969.

Documentary tells story of 'cancer bus' that takes patients from Donegal to Galway every week
# Turas Na HAilse
# Turas Na HAilse

Documentary tells story of 'cancer bus' that takes patients from Donegal to Galway every week

Apr 19th 2017, 7:37 PM 32,675 Views 33 Comments

A TG4 documentary, Turas na hAilse, follows the patients as they make this journey together.

Meet the people on the other side of the world who try to keep the Internet free from porn
# Humans At Their Worst
# Humans At Their Worst

Meet the people on the other side of the world who try to keep the Internet free from porn

Apr 14th 2017, 6:04 PM 19,244 Views 20 Comments

The Moderators is a new documentary which tracks the work of a group of trainees in India.

Ireland's Property Crisis: 'You're just waiting on a system that may or may not work properly'
# Homeless In Dublin
# Homeless In Dublin

Ireland's Property Crisis: 'You're just waiting on a system that may or may not work properly'

Apr 3rd 2017, 11:31 PM 21,359 Views 95 Comments

Colin McSweeney is one of 4,875 adults nationwide relying on emergency accommodation every night.

'Four doctors told me this would kill me': The devastating effect HPV can have on men and women
# Cancer
# Cancer

'Four doctors told me this would kill me': The devastating effect HPV can have on men and women

Mar 31st 2017, 12:07 AM 60,941 Views 84 Comments

A heartbreaking US documentary ‘Someone You Love – The HPV Epidemic’ premiered in Dublin last night.

Documentary on Ireland's barber culture: From trendy city spots to mobile shops at cattle markets
# Barber Shop
# Barber Shop

Documentary on Ireland's barber culture: From trendy city spots to mobile shops at cattle markets

Mar 26th 2017, 11:00 AM 14,860 Views 24 Comments

“We wanted to get a lot of different takes on the trade and we got some really good characters and really great stories.”

The story of the hundreds of Irish men and women who left Ireland for China up to 100 years ago
# The China Mission
# The China Mission

The story of the hundreds of Irish men and women who left Ireland for China up to 100 years ago

Mar 26th 2017, 8:05 AM 21,536 Views 31 Comments

The producer of a TG4 documentary series says the story is largely unknown to the Irish public.

'These kids had literally seen people murdered in the streets in front of them'
# A Rugby Story
From The42
# A Rugby Story

'These kids had literally seen people murdered in the streets in front of them'

Mar 5th 2017, 9:30 PM 12,539 Views 5 Comments

Rashid Kadura is making a documentary about the hardcore rugby community in Benghazi, Libya.

'No one could quite understand him' - The story of the Irish maverick on the brink of '80s F1 glory
# Essential Viewing
From The42
# Essential Viewing

'No one could quite understand him' - The story of the Irish maverick on the brink of '80s F1 glory

Feb 16th 2017, 3:01 PM 34,439 Views 31 Comments

A documentary on the life of Tommy Byrne is showing on RTÉ One tonight.

Russian hooligans reveal how they're preparing for next year's World Cup in new BBC documentary
# Violent Scenes
From The42
# Violent Scenes

Russian hooligans reveal how they're preparing for next year's World Cup in new BBC documentary

Feb 16th 2017, 12:18 PM 36,482 Views 74 Comments

Filmmaker Alex Stockley von Statzer travels to the tournament’s host nation to speak to members of notorious firms.

'He was a bubbly young fella. Full of life, full of divilment' - Remembering Ireland's car crash victims
# After The Crash
# After The Crash

'He was a bubbly young fella. Full of life, full of divilment' - Remembering Ireland's car crash victims

Feb 8th 2017, 6:15 AM 23,665 Views 14 Comments

A new documentary looks at the personal stories behind Ireland’s car crash victims.

'Inspirational': This Irish documentary is getting great reviews at the Sundance Film Festival
# It's Not Yet Dark
# It's Not Yet Dark

'Inspirational': This Irish documentary is getting great reviews at the Sundance Film Festival

Jan 29th 2017, 9:00 PM 28,337 Views 2 Comments

Another hit is the Irish documentary In Loco Parentis, about a boarding school in Co Meath.

'Mayo Boy, Vietnam Hero': The fascinating story of Patrick Gallagher
# US Marines
# US Marines

'Mayo Boy, Vietnam Hero': The fascinating story of Patrick Gallagher

Dec 10th 2016, 11:30 AM 24,485 Views 91 Comments

The Ballyhaunis man kept his service with the US Marines a secret until he won a top honour.

Filmmaker Risteard Ó Domhnaill: 'It's time for us to take ownership of our natural resources'
# Column
# Column

Filmmaker Risteard Ó Domhnaill: 'It's time for us to take ownership of our natural resources'

Dec 8th 2016, 1:00 PM 334 Views 23 Comments

How many of us really know what is going on in our coastal communities, asks director of The Pipe, Risteard Ó Domhnaill.

"He watched the Late Late Show": The night an unknown Jeff Buckley played the Trinity Ball
# Irish Odyssey
# Irish Odyssey

"He watched the Late Late Show": The night an unknown Jeff Buckley played the Trinity Ball

Nov 12th 2016, 11:00 AM 30,515 Views 27 Comments

The musician, who covered Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah, died in 1997.

"We still have a long way to go" - does a stigma still apply to being gay in rural Ireland?
# Reality Bites
# Reality Bites

"We still have a long way to go" - does a stigma still apply to being gay in rural Ireland?

Nov 9th 2016, 6:00 AM 8,433 Views 12 Comments

A new documentary, The Only Gay in the Village, explores the reality for gay people living in Ireland’s rural areas.