Only one person to blame for this inexcusable behaviour – DeValera! Published on 28 Nov 2013 Winner of the Globe Gold Award (Documentary section) at the Intermedia World Media Festival in Hamburg, this two part series sees RAF veteran Cathal O’Shannon uncover the truth about the war criminals and collaborators who found refuge in Ireland in the years after World War 2. In Programme Two, Cathal O’Shannon investigates how the cold war opened new channels for Nazis seeking sanctuary here. He tells the story of ‘the most dangerous man in Europe’ and Hitler’s favourite soldier – Otto “Scarface” Skorzeny, a [More]
Published on 28 Nov 2013 Winner of the Globe Gold Award (Documentary section) at the Intermedia World Media Festival in Hamburg, this two part series sees RAF veteran Cathal O’Shannon uncover the truth about the war criminals and collaborators who found refuge in Ireland in the years after World War 2. O’Shannon begins with an investigation into the notorious Andrija Artukovic, Nazi Minister of the Interior in Croatia and the man responsible for the deaths of over 1,000,000 men, women and children in concentration camps. His time here is shrouded in mystery, as the Department of Foreign Affairs still refuses [More]
Published on 11 Feb 2016 In 2009, Animo produced The Forgotten Irish for Tv3. This two part documentary series examined the Irish men and women who were forced to emigrate to the UK during the economic stagnation of the 1950s. It looked at how many of the men became involved in building the motorways and rebuilding war-torn cities around England, while many women worked in domestic service or healthcare. Despite the enormous contribution these emigrants made, both to their new countries and to Ireland by sending money back home to their families, many of these elderly emigrants are now living [More]
Why Ireland split into the Republic of Ireland & Northern Ireland – here is a perfect history lesson from Norman times to the modern state. An excellent and simple account of the mish-mash of the island’s development through history, accident and predetermination. It was never taught in schools at least until very recently if at all so many Irish people not to mention British or people really have had any idea what the hell is going on. Now they can. Watch this delightful 12 minutes account  of how we got to where we are. Published on 21 Jun 2015 A [More]
Michael Collins is one of my hero’s in life. He had everything Devilera didn’t – decency and talent. Good judgement, he had a good sense of balance and judgement. I cannot speak highly enough about him. He was murdered – it is thought- by his ‘colleague’ in arms Devilera but whatever happened to him his greatness lives on and on. This documentary is revealatory evidence to the fact. When Collins died, so did Ireland.