RTE – Eurovisions (2017)

RTE – Eurovisions (2017)
English | Size: 1.13 GB
Category: Documentary

Explores the enduring fascination of the Eurovision – an event that creates trans-European shared memories and uncannily anticipates European social trends. Each May, 40 European and not-so-European countries from Ireland to Azerbaijan send pop groups or singers to represent them in a contest between nations, filmed simultaneously by multiple television channels. With its classic pop numbers, catchy refrains, razzamatazz and over-the-top lighting, the annual ritual of the Eurovision Song Contest has held audiences spellbound for decades. Each country sees it differently. The Scandinavians and East Europeans love it. The French and British are more ambivalent. But year after year, it goes on attracting the biggest television audiences in the world. Almost 200 million viewers switch on to cheer their favourites. [Read more…]

RTE – The Boys in Green (2020)

RTE – The Boys in Green (2020)
English | Size: 1.50 GB
Category: Documentary

Tells the story of the greatest period in the history of Irish football, as the achievements of Jack Charlton’s team put Irish football firmly on the global map.
From 1986 to 1995, the team that Jack built inspired unparalleled scenes of joy in the country and laid the foundation stones for Irish football for future generations. [Read more…]

RTE – Hot Air Ireland’s Climate Crisis (2019)

RTE – Hot Air Ireland’s Climate Crisis (2019)
English | Size: 1.63 GB
Category: Documentary

Hot Air Ireland’s Climate Crisis
The climate crisis discussion tends to be dominated by talk of the scale of the problem. In this documentary Philip Boucher Hayes examines what it is going to take for Ireland to play its part in solving the problem. He also identifies the gap between what the science says we must do and what the government and corporations are actually doing. [Read more…]

RTE – John Holland Submarine Inventor (2018) 720p HDTV

RTE – John Holland: Submarine Inventor (2018) 720p HDTV
English | Size: 797 MB
Category: Documentary

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John Philip Holland is the Clare born inventor of the modern submarine. A self proclaimed pacifist, he created one of the most formidable weapons of war. An Irish patriot, whose first working submarines were funded by Irish revolutionaries in the US, he later developed the first US and British submarine fleets. A self taught genius of the late 19th century, his remarkable legacy is neglected and forgotten. [Read more…]

RTE – The Game: The Story of Hurling (2018) 576p

RTE – The Game: The Story of Hurling (2018) 576p
English | Size: 2.25 GB
Category: Documentary


Celebrates Ireland’s blistering national sport.
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RTE – Keepers of the Flame (2018) 1080p HDTV

RTE – Keepers of the Flame (2018) 1080p HDTV
English | Size: 1.37 GB
Category: Documentary


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Tells the universal story of a generation dealing with the consequences of war and civil war, shedding light on Ireland’s post war psyche – on all sides.

The film delves into the archives of the Irish Military Service Pensions; what emerges is a personal retelling of a brutal and divisive period in the birth of a nation and the devastating legacy it left in its wake, for the individuals who took part and their families who suffered long after the fighting ended. [Read more…]