Last Wake wins PPI nomination for radio documentary

Athena Media’s radio documentary ‘ The Last Wake’ presented by Coilín O Scolaí and produced by Helen Shaw has been nominated for a PPI radio award in the documentary category. The programme which featured the work of Seamus Heaney, Anne Enright and Marina Carr, and crossed the island in gathering the changing story of death and dying traditions, is up for the award which takes place in Kilkenny on October 10th. The documentary was broadcast on Newstalk 106 and was funded by the BCI’s Sound and Vision Scheme. It was first broadcast in May and just given a repeat broadcast on Newstalk 106.

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