Claire produced two videos on behalf of the Department of Education and Science, one to promote Spanish (presented by Hector Ó hEochagáin), and one to promote Italian at post primary level. That role included drawing up the initial briefs, managing the tendering process and researching all contributors, as well as producing the videos. See more at: http://languagesinitiative.ie/spanish
Claire conceived the idea for this workbook on development issues designed for use with adult literacy students, and managed the project through to completion. The workbook was funded by the Development Education Unit of Irish Aid and was published in September 2008. The project was highly commended in the Once Off Initiatives category of the […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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.
‘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 […]
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 […]
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. […]