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Mission Possible

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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.

‘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.

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