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# documentary

All time
# Reel stories
Documentary on the Irish woman who changed the face of boxing airs tonight
Girl On The Undercard tells the remarkable story of Deirdre Gogarty.
# miscarriage of justice
"Life, a long long time ago" - Documentary follows Guildford Four's Paddy Armstrong to London
An RTÉ documentary followed Armstrong on and told his story.
# Glasnevin
One Million Dubliners got such an emotional response, it's still trending on Twitter this morning
There was an overwhelming response to the story of Glasnevin Cemetery and Shane MacThomais.
# Grim
Deadly bacteria normally found in toilets was discovered in the microwave of these students
Meet Conor, Padraig, Brian and Paddy.
# Lockout
30 years on: A Dunnes Stores worker 'changed the face of the anti-apartheid movement'
The eleven workers who went on strike attended the funeral of Nelson Mandela last year.
# tuam babies
Just one priest agreed to be interviewed for documentary on mother-and-baby homes
Director Saskia Weber said she is hopeful more religious figures will come forward.
# information leak
The new Snowden documentary is fascinating - and critically flawed
Citizenfour is released in the US this month.
# chance to change
'Sex offenders can be isolated - sometimes I'm the only person they talk to'
We spoke to a probation officer featured in tonight’s hard-hitting RTÉ documentary.
# life and loss
One Million Dubliners: 'Everyone has someone buried in Glasnevin'
New Irish doc finds there is a whole lot of life in the country’s most famous burial place.
# Tommy Tiernan
People don't know what to make of the Tommy Tiernan documentary
Some think he’s a genius. Others? Not so much.
# revisionism
Who won the war in Northern Ireland? The British, so says a new BBC documentary
Filmmaker Peter Taylor says this is the only conclusion that can be made, for now.
# funsize films
Five continents, one year, 365 strangers
One Australian couple’s ‘pursuit of humanity’.
# Notorious
Conor McGregor is getting six more RTÉ documentaries
The half-hour programmes will be aired from January.
# the bee
4 kids to root for in this evening's RTE spelling bee documentary
Can you spell that? T. H. A. T.
# close to evil
Remarkable journey of Irish-based Holocaust survivor to face traumas of past
RTÉ to screen story tonight of how Tomi Reichental, survivor of Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, reached out to former jailor.
# the queen of ireland
Would you like to help fund a documentary about Panti Bliss?
Here’s how you can.
# tomorrow never came
12 people who were trapped in Garth Brooks hell last night
Will nobody think of the Ronan O’Gara documentary?
# TV guide
A new documentary on David Rudisha and his legendary Cork coach is on TV tonight
That’s tonight’s TV sorted anyway.
# Handbags
Battle of the Garth Brooks documentaries as TV3 move film forward to beat RTE
Fight! Fight! Fight!
# foreign teanga
Why are some foreigners being "ridiculed" for learning Irish?
Students at Conradh na Gaeilge told one documentary maker about the attitudes their Irish friends had towards them learning the language.
# the way they were
Sports Film of the Week: Together we Rise (Miami Heat)
Take some time out to enjoy this evocative documentary of the Heat at their pinnacle.
# The Blond Arrow
Watch the Football's Greatest documentary on Alfredo Di Stéfano
The half-hour programme features interviews with the late Eusébio, Bobby Charlton and the man himself.
# started from the bottom
New documentary on Lionel Messi's journey to the top screened in Brazil
Former World Cup winner Jorge Valdano was centrally involved in the creation of ‘Messi’.
# The Hangover
Irish documentary examines if 2010 World Cup was any good for South Africa
Evan McAuliffe travelled to the land of ‘Bafana Bafana’ during football’s biggest part and returned after the last revellers had left.
# 2 Tap
'We're as good as these people in the UFC' - Seery ready for Dublin event
The experienced flyweight is hoping to get his first UFC win when he meets Phil Harris at the O2 Arena.
# Men in Black
'Michael Fennelly giving a slap of the hurl across the arse. Yes you did. Free in'
Barry Kelly, the man who sent off ‘Kilkenny’s favourite son’, stars in Setanta Sports documentary on referees.
# worth a watch
Sports Film of the Week: Paradise Lost - a short documentary on the 1950 World Cup final
A moving look at the most disappointing day in Brazil’s rich footballing history.
# life of ryan
Here's what you can expect from the Ryan Giggs documentary tonight
The cameras followed the Welshman at the tail-end of last season as he was appointed Manchester United’s interim manager.
# The Torture Files
RTÉ documentary reveals evidence about torture methods used in Northern Ireland’s past
It proves that methods used during internment in 1971 were sanctioned by the British state.
Opinion: One year on from the Prime Time childcare exposé – what have we learned?
I watched last year’s Prime Time documentary in tears, as did many parents around the country. Have the inspection and regulatory changes that followed been enough?
# Hill Street
How one man's shop made skateboarding an Irish passion
Clive Rowen set up Clive’s on Hill Street in 1978. Now the owner of Skate City, he helped foster the burgeoning skate scene in Dublin.
# jackie crowe
€244 in arrears loses terminal cancer patient her life assurance policy
Jackie Crowe has gone public with her story in an effort to help others.
# Two Sugars
Documentary explores what it's like to be an intern in Ireland
One on the interns said that after the internship “It was like nothing, as if it wasn’t there”.
# Groundbreaking
Fifteen years on, how States of Fear changed Irish society
An event is being held to mark the anniversary of the programme which shed a light on a dark part of Irish society.
# Anniversary
'He believed he had a God-given right to win': Check out this fantastic film on Senna
On the annniversary of the late Formula One star’s death, this film looks back on his incredible career.
# Sports film
Watch the trailer for new documentary on Ireland's top rugby, football and GAA referees
‘Men in Black’ is due to air on Setanta Sports in the coming months.
# JFT96
Watch the new ESPN 30 for 30 documentary on Hillsborough in full
The latest sports film in the series aired for the first time last night to coincide with the 25th anniversary.
# documentary
'I can see why people see me as an inspiration, but I don't see it myself!'
A documentary about Joanne O’Riordan is released this week. We spoke to her about robots, Oscars and Barcelona.
# baby monkey
Here's the hilarious slap from Monkey Planet everyone was talking about last night
The monkey mammy had had enough.
# the missing
Channel 4 documentary on missing Esra Uyrun airs tonight
The mother of one left her home at Collinstown Grove in Clondalkin at around 7.15am on 23 February 2011. Her car was found in Bray.