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  • A Fanatic Heart: Bob Geldof on WB Yeats

    A Fanatic Heart: Bob Geldof on WB Yeats

    Big Red Engine editor, Emer O’Clery, worked with director Gerry Hoban on the first part of this 2 part documentary for RTE, which went on to win an IFTA for Best Secialist Factual. Musician and advocate Bob Geldof examines the life and work of one of the 20th century’s greatest […]

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  • Fab! The Night The Beatles Came To Dublin

    Fab! The Night The Beatles Came To Dublin

    The Beatles came to Dublin for 2 concerts on Nov 7th 1963 and caused a real stir. Using extensive archive and news reports of the time, diehard fans share their stories from the night the Beatles came to Dublin in this heart warming documentary. Edited by Emer O’Clery in Big […]

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  • Irish Book Awards 2014

    Irish Book Awards 2014

    Paul Durcan was winner of the Bob Hughes Lifetime Achievement Award at the Irish Book Awards 2014. Big Red Engine created this video for the show, which was played before Paul accepted his award, and a shorter version for RTÉ broadcast. The Irish Book Awards are sponsored by Bord Gáis Energy.

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  • A Parting Gift

    A Parting Gift

    Edited by Emer O’Clery, A Parting Gift is a two-part series which tells the story of the Body Donation Programme at Trinity College, Dublin. Filmed over 18 months, the programme captures different perspectives on the body donation:  from the motives and life-stories of donors to the experience of their bereaved families; the staff […]

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  • Darndale – The Edge Of Town

    Darndale – The Edge Of Town

    From the team that brought audiences the IFTA nominatedThe Estate comes a brand new fly-on-the-wall series, which spends a year on one of Ireland’s most notorious housing estates, Darndale in North Dublin. Despite its reputation as an unemployment, crime and drug black spot, it is home to a vibrant and close-knit […]

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  • From The Archive: Lucky Duffy’s on Capital D

    From The Archive: Lucky Duffy’s on Capital D

    Lucky Duffy’s newsagents closed its doors today for the last time after 111 years serving Parnell Street in Dublin. Back in 2007, for RTE’s ‘Capital D’, we went to meet Patty Duffy to have a chat about the local area. She goes to the theatre to see the play ‘The […]

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  • Féile Dreams

    Féile Dreams

    The documentary follows the pupils of St Paul’s Academy, a comprehensive school in one of the UK’s most deprived areas, as they take on the challenge of learning Gaelic football and competing in the prestigious Féile Peil na nÓg. In this clip from the documentary Féile Dreams, we meet one of the […]

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  • Seamus Heaney Tribute at The Irish Book Awards

    Seamus Heaney Tribute at The Irish Book Awards

    Big Red Engine has produced the videos for the Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards for 2 years now. In 2013 we put together this tribute to Seamus Heaney, who died shortly before the awards and had received the Lifetime Achievement Award the previous year. The clip features interviews and […]

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  • Batmen: the story of Irish Cricket

    Batmen: the story of Irish Cricket

    A one-off documentary, telling the story of cricket in Ireland, from its British Empire roots, to the recent World Cup victories. Featuring interviews with historians, journalists and many of the players from the national team. Edited by Emer O’Clery and graded by Scott Fairweather in Big Red Engine. Produced by […]

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