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A Famine Doctor

A Famine Doctor – A Mimar Media radio documentary for RosFM Dr. John Harrison was a physician in the Roscommon Workhouse during the Great Famine. This documentary looks at his life, the medical practices at the time and the living conditions for the majority of the population during this dark period in our history. Funded by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland with

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Kilbride: Re-energising a Community in Rural Ireland

Kilbride: Re-energising a Community in Rural Ireland, focuses on a community which is representative of many rural Irish communities and their shared experience of decline. The parish consists of the main areas of Fourmilehouse and Derrane. Though a thriving area up until the 1970’s, the next decade brought change as the population decreased leading to School, Shop and pub closures in

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