Building Ireland wins IHAI award
Building Ireland, the RTE1 documentary series co-presented by Dr Susan Hegarty of the DCU School of History and Geography, has won the Mary Mulvihill Media Award from the Industrial Heritage Association of Ireland.
Produced by Esras Films, BUILDING IRELAND was a six-part series of documentary TV Programmes screened on RTE1 which set out to explore and explain how Ireland's great building and engineering achievements came to be, and their impact on the development of our towns and cities. In the company of an enthusiastic team of experts, the series married local heritage with construction technology and engineering. Architecture, geography and engineering are the disciplines brought to bear; each programme focused on a prime example of Ireland's built heritage and recounted the fascinating story of its construction.
The award was presented at an award ceremony on 21st February 2017 in the ESB headquarters. In the photo are Peter Kelly (executive producer and managing director of Esras Films); Dr Susan Hegarty (DCU); Tim Joyce (OPW); Orla Murphy (UCD) and Brian Grey (director).
21st February, 2017