Documentaries on Flirt
The station is delighted to announce the addition of two new Sound & Vision documentaries to our line up; In Search of a Better World and Ó Bhruach na Coiribe.
In Search of a Better World is a six part documentary about activism in Galway featuring Suas, NUI Galway's MA in Public Advocacy, Amnesty, Women's Studies, ALIVE and the Irish Centre for Human Rights. The makers interviewed over a dozen activists including Sarah Clancy, Dan O'Neill and Dr. Ray Murphy, along with on the street vox-pops discovering what Galway people know about the important issues involved. The series airs at 16.30 each Thursday from the 26th of April.
Air dates and contributors;
26/04/2012 Suas (Evie Fennelly, Adelaide Nic Chárthaigh, Colman Farrell, Claddagh NS)
03/05/2012 MA Public Advocacy (Lyndia Peters, Fiona Bateman, tour of Earl's Island)
10/05/2012 Amnesty (Marie-Anne Michel, Dan O' Neill, Sonke Multi-Cultural Choir)
17/05/2012 Women's Studies (Olivia Snider, Mary Clancy, Vagina Monologues)
24/05/2012 ALIVE (Peter Glynn, Lorraine Tansey, ALIVE ceremony)
31/05/2012 Irish Centre / Human Rights (Sarah Clancy, Ray Murphy, Human Rights speakers in NUIG)
Ó Bhruach na Coiribe is a twenty-five part series profiling renowned alumni of NUI Galway. Each ten minute episode will air weekdays at 17.40 from Monday 23rd of April, and has a brief biography of each subject before we find out what their life as a student was like, and their professional life thereafter. The series features interviewees from all walks of life from media and the arts to sport, science and business. You'll be hearing from Gavin Duffy, Professor Frank Imbusch, Dr. Thomas O'Connor (on J. A. McClelland), Senator Fidelma Healy-Eames, Ríona Hughes and John Breslin to name just a few.
The station looks forward to broadcasting these new series and invites you to tune in on 101.3fm and online.
Both series were produced with the assistance of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland's Sound & Vision scheme.