Mission Possible

Documentary on Newstalk

17-04-2023 • 46 minutos

The fascinating stories of five religious Irish women who worked in the missions abroad; why these women chose the life that they did and the challenges they faced not only on their missionary posting but also the difficulties encountered on return home to Ireland. CREDITS: ‘Mission Possible’ was produced, recorded and edited by Grainne McPolin. Assistant Producer: Kelly Crichton Music: composed and arranged by JJO’Shea Music: ‘African Percussion’ Pollypony Studio facilities Thanks to Kerry College, Monavalley Campus, Tralee, Co Kerry Special thanks go to: Missionary Sisters of St Columban Missionary Sisters of The Holy Rosary Missionary Sisters of Our Lady of Apostles Daughters of Charity of St Vincent de Paul Dr Carmen Mangion Historian Birkbeck University of London Dr Yvonne McKenna Sociologist and Author of ‘Made Holy: Irish Women Religious at Home and Abroad Sr Kathleen McGarvey OLA Mr David Rose Secretary General AMRI Sr Susanna Choi Congregational Leader Missionary Sisters of St Columban ‘Mission Possible’ documentary is dedicated to the memory of Radio Presenter Sheila O’Regan RIP. ‘Mission Possible’ was funded by a grant from the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland with the Television Licence Fee. https://www.newstalk.com/documentary-and-drama-on-newstalk/mission-possible-1454985