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Radio Kerry Documentaries

Radio Documentaries produced for Radio Kerry

Songs of Amergin

Artists, poets and academics respond to the legend of the Milesians and the arrival of Amergin on the shores of Ballinskelligs Bay

Whatever Happened to Willie Mulvihill

Documentary on missing man Willie Mulvihill, produced by Deirdre Walsh

The King of All Birds

The King of All Birds is a feature length documentary about the strong Wren tradition in Dingle, Co. Kerry. The tradition of the Wren...

People of Kerry

Produced by Francis Fitzgibbon. If you have a story to tell or want to get involved with the People of Ireland project, you can...


Produced by the students from the Radio Kerry/ETB Radio Broadcasting course

Glen of the Mad

The Glen is home to a special well known as Tobar na nGealt, the Well of the Insane, and ancient Celtic mythology claims that...

Sean Ó Conaill: Cill Rialaig Storyteller

A look at the life, art and times of the important Kerry storyteller Sean Ó Conaill.

Bridges, Boats and Bugles

JJ O`Shea takes a look at life on the Lakes of Killarney, past and present, in the company of local boatmen.



The Donkey: The forgotten hero of Kerry

In this 42 minute documentary produced by Joe McGill and Connie Broderick we examine the history of the donkey in Ireland. We look at the...

Kerry women’s group rep accuses Government of forgetting about new mothers

A representative from a women’s group in Kerry has accused the Government of forgetting about new mothers during the COVID-19 pandemic.Marian Relihan of the...

Women’s Resource Centre to reopen in Tralee

The Women’s Resource Centre is to reopen in Tralee.The drop-in centre for women was founded in 1986, but closed its doors for the final...

Call for more sheltered housing for older people similar to Rathmore scheme

COVID-19 should compel us, as a society, to look at care for older people.That’s according to Maura Walsh, manager of local development company, IRD Duhallow,...

Kerry’s COVID-19 Community Response Forum: Episode 13 – August 6th, 2020

Treasa speaks to Maura Walsh of IRD Duhallow, a local development company which has continued to provide services during the pandemic and to Alan...

CSO Surveys are not Scams – August 6th,2020

Marian Ryan, mid-west region field staff co-ordinator for the Central Statistics Office spoke to Jerry about the changes they have had to make in...

Lack of Support for New Mothers During COVID-19 – August 6th,2020

A listener wrote a letter to Radio Kerry to highlight the issue of maternity leave, along with the lack of supports for new mothers...