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The Story Relived is a storytelling venture, telling tales of real people and events in a way that blurs the line between fact and fiction. Written by Gerard Ryan

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May 15, 2018

The Easter Rising in Ireland saw many men fight for Irish independence, and this is very well documented. Instead, we look at the women who played an integral role during this period.

A lot of the source material and inspiration for this short piece came from Sinéad McCoole's fantastic book 'No Ordinary Women'. I...

Apr 8, 2018

A teenager struggles with grief and tries to cope with death through art therapy.


Borrtex - Thank You For This World

Borrtex - Touch of Ice

Mar 25, 2018

We revisit a storm of biblical proportions in the small town of 19th century Monaghan.


Borrtex - We Are Saved

Lofiuser - Radiant Jaguar

Mar 11, 2018

A tale of two Irish indentured servants in 18th century America. We follow their attempted escape then the years following their servitude where they found their humility through the lives of others.

Borrtex - You Are Not Funny
Borrtex - We Are Saved
Borrtex - Sense of Music

Feb 25, 2018

This is a tale of religious fanatics, misguided medical practice and the dismissal of depression and mental health in 1920s Ireland.



Intro: Matthew Squires and The Learning Disorders - The Heretical Physics

Main: Diogenes in Hell - Helios...