Séiplinigh na nImirceach
A documentary series for TG4
TX: 22.10.06
Duration: 25 mins x 4

This four part series produced by Esras Films for TG4 was broadcast on Sunday 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th of May 2008 at 21.30.

From Connemara and Dingle to Huddersfield and Chicago, Séiplinigh na nImirceach tells the story of four different chaplains who in the course of their work found themselves far from home. This four part series from Esras Films recalls the work of the Emigrant Chaplains, and the experiences of the emigrants whom they were sent to help.


SAMPLE PRODUCTIONS:
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TAIRNGREACHT ACLA (The Achill Prophecy)
The 17 century prophecy and the two disasters of the Achill Branch Line.
AICÍD - The Great Flu Pandemic in Ireland
Charting the source and impact of the 1918 Flu Pandemic in Ireland.
SÉIPLINIUGH NA nIMIRCEACH
The work of the Irish Emigrant Chaplains.
DÁMA CHNOC MHUIRE
The lifelong involvement of Dame Judy Coyne with Knock.
FÍNIÚIN INISH MEÁIN
Documentary on the remarkable story of James Concannon.
AS A SEAL UPON YOUR HEART
Martin Sheen traces the life of St. Paul of the Cross.
THE SEARCH FOR TRISTAN'S MUM
Groundbreaking documentary about an Irish child illegally adopted.
MIR FRIENDS
Donegal and the Soviet Union meet in space.

STRADBALLY HALL DAYS
The Cosby family's endless efforts to keep their estate going.

PREACHERS
The lives of three Irish preachers set to the soundtrack of Johnny Cash.
NATION BUILDERS
Historical documentary series on prominent Irish public servants.
LA NINA BONITA & AN ROISIN DUBH
The story of Eugene Downing who fought in the Spanish Civil War
THE CONCLAVE
Following the Conclave after the death of Pope John Paul II.