TV Projects

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6 x 26 MIN FACTUAL SERIES RTE One, Nov – Dec 2015

In our newly formatted science series, Aoibhinn gets up close and personal with some massive spiders in a bid to better understand her arachnophobia, Kathriona investigates the fascinating connections between our gut and our brain which give a whole new meaning to “you are what you eat”, and Jonathan undergoes a version of waterboarding to find out whether the neuroscience of torture really adds up. And in Weird Science, Fergus reveals how we could quite literally give our fears the chop, and how some creatures go as far as spilling their guts in a last ditch fight for survival!

Check out the series website for full details – www.10thingstoknowabout.ie

 

The Science Squad Series 3

6 x 26 MIN FACTUAL SERIES RTE One, Oct – Dec 2014

The Science Squad is back! This year, Aoibhinn visits Uganda to highlight an Irish-led water purification project which could save the lives of millions, Kathriona investigates lifesaving diagnostics for pregnant woman which is being pioneered in Cork, and Jonathan meets the scientists planning a one-way trip to Mars! And in Weird Science, Fergus talks carnivorous plants, magnetic flips, and remnants of Cold War technology still floating above us…

Check out the series website for full details – www.thesciencesquad.ie

 

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Way to Go? Death and the Irish

1 x 52 MIN DOCUMENTARY – RTE One, July 2014

Presented by Norah Casey, who lost her husband Richard to cancer in 2011, this documentary examines Ireland’s Historical and Cultural attitudes to death in Ireland and looks at how they have changed in the modern day.

(Click here to view trailer)

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The Science Squad Series 2

7 x 23 MIN FACTUAL SERIES – RTE One, 2013

Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin, Kathriona Devereux and Jonathan McCrea return for a second series to investigate the exciting science and technology research that is currently underway in Ireland.

(Click here for series website)

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Lives on the Line

1 x 52 MIN DOCUMENTARY – RTE One, 2013

Narrated by Martin sheen, this film highlights the incredible work of human rights defender and environmental activist Dr Yuri Melini who continues to fight for the rights of indigenous Mayan communities in Guatemala, despite an assassination attempt on his life in 2008.

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The Science Squad Series 1

6 x 23 MIN FACTUAL SERIES – RTE One, 2012

Presented by Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin, Kathriona Devereux and Jonathan McCrea, this series highlights Irish research that is creating waves around the world.

(Click here for series website)

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Alec Reid: Secret Peacemaker

1 x 52 MIN DOCUMENTARY – RTE One, 2012

The incredible story of Father Alec Reid’s crucial role in the Northern Irish Peace Process. The film was screened as part of RTE’s Would You Believe series in Easter 2012.

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Green Gold?

1 x 52 MIN DOCUMENTARY – RTE One, 2010

RTE’s Environmental Correspondant Paul Cunningham investigates the opportunities for Ireland’s Green Economy.

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Mary Ward: Dangerous Visionary

1 x 52 MIN DOCUMENTARY – 2010

The life and legacy of Mary Ward, foundress of the Loreto Order in 1609, who dedicated her life to the education of women.

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The Rutland

2 x 52 MIN DOCUMENTARY – RTE One, 2010

Landmark observational documentary series on addiction and recovery at the Rutland Centre in Dublin.

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Secret Billionaire: The Chuck Feeney Story

1 x 52 MIN DOCUMENTARY – RTE One, 2010

World exclusive documentary on the self-styled ‘shabby philanthropist’ who talks about his rise from modest beginnings to billionaire status as the founder of Duty Free Shops, and about his decision to give it all away.

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The Investigators

13 x 30′ MIN FACTUAL SERIES – RTE One, 2007 & 2008

Science series highlighting some truly innovative Irish solutions to a number of the global problems facing mankind.

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Niall Tóibín: Seó Man

1 x 52′ MIN DOCUMENTARY – TG4, 2008

Profile of the fierce, controversial and hilarious Niall Tóibín, who has entertained and challenged us now for almost half a century.

Tales from the Big House

6 x 26′ MIN DOCUMENTARY SERIES – RTE One, 2002

Presented by David Norris, the series follows a journey through 6 of Ireland’s most beautiful historic houses within which the original families still live.

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5 x 5′ MIN ANIMATION SERIES – RTE One, 2005

Science-friendly animation series for kids, produced with RTE and the Royal Irish Academy.