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Educational Projects

Just World

The Just World website was an interactive website which gave students the opportunity to explore topics relating to the developing world, while at the same time practicing their literacy and other skills. This project was funded by the Development Education Unit of Irish Aid. The site site went live in February 2012 and was available […]

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Educational Projects

Access 1

Claire Cunningham produced and directed the DVD content for Access 1, the first year of a new English language series for German secondary school students learning English. All filming took place in and around Plymouth in the UK in 2012.

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Educational Projects

Access 2

Claire Cunningham produced and directed the DVD content for Access 2, the second year of a new English language series for German secondary school students learning English. All filming took place in and around Plymouth in the UK in 2012.

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Educational Projects

Access 3

Claire Cunningham has produced and directed DVD content for Access, an English course for secondary school students in Germany, since production started in 2012. Post-production of Access 3 will take place in Ireland in 2014/15 and the DVD will be published in 2015 by Cornelsen Schulverlage GmbH.

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TV Programmes

Pat McCabe: Blood Relations

Claire researched this highly-praised documentary on Irish writer Pat McCabe. Produced by Midas Productions and Mass Productions and broadcast on RTE One television, this programme received a ‘best of category’ torc for arts programming at the Celtic Media Festival in 2009.

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radio & podcasts

Bantry Bay

‘Bantry Bay’ was broadcast as a Lyric Feature on RTÉ lyric fm on Sunday 16 September 2018 at 6 pm. The programme is a dramatized reading, with music and sound effects, of a sequence of poems by poet Mick Delap which tells stories of Bantry Bay from 1796 to the present day. The story and […]

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radio & podcasts

Poetry Aloud

First broadcast as a Lyric Feature on RTÉ lyric fm on Sunday 6th January 2019; repeated Sunday 6th October 2019. Since it was launched as a national competition in 2006, Poetry Aloud has grown into a national phenomenon, involving students in second-level schools around the whole island of Ireland. Students stand up in front of judges […]

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radio & podcasts

My Modest Proposal

290 years after poet, cleric and satirist Jonathan Swift made what he called ‘A Modest Proposal’ to solve the problem of poverty in Ireland, six Irish poets – Jessica Traynor, Mary O’Malley, Kevin Higgins, Sarah Clancy, Rita Ann Higgins and Nick Laird – make their own modest proposals to tackle the social inequalities of today. […]

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radio & podcasts

An Oriental Romance: Thomas Moore’s Lalla Rookh

A programme to mark the 200th anniversary in 2017 of the publication of Thomas Moore’s epic oriental poem Lalla Rookh and the music it inspired. The programme is being made in collaboration with Project ERIN, which is based at the School of Arts, English and Languages, 
Queen’s University Belfast, and will feature new performances by mezzo […]

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radio & podcasts

Crossing The Sound

Poet Gerald Dawe brings us on a poetic odyssey through the west of Ireland. To be broadcast as a Lyric Feature on RTÉ lyric fm on Sunday 22nd December at 6 pm. The programme features poems by Gerald Dawe and contributions from actor Cathy Belton, Tom Kenny of Kenny’s bookshop and gallery, journalist Judy Murphy, […]