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]
Published on 13 Sep 2014 As the old saying goes, “In each other’s shadow the people will live.” Rural communities fight for survival against budget cuts, unemployment and emigration. Set in Ballydehob, West Cork