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A radio drama based on the story of Sneem’s William Melville has been recognised at an international radio awards ceremony.

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William Melville: Eve of War, which was produced by Henchman Productions, has won a silver award at the New York Festival’s International Radio Awards.

The drama tells the story of Sneem native William Melville, the first chief of the British Secret Service Bureau, who uncovered German plans to blow up the Bank of England ahead of the Great War.

Producer Daithi McMahon says it is great to see Melville’s story being recognised:

You can listen to the drama here: http://media.radiokerry.ie/mediamanager/embed/player/podcasts/51/item/50957