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Inez: A Challenging Woman

Award-winning documentary exploring the life of renowned Northern Irish trade union leader and human rights campaigner Inez McCormack.

An award-winning documentary exploring the renowned Northern Irish trade union leader and human rights campaigner Inez McCormack, told in her own words just months before she died. The film is based on an interview she gave to her friend and writer Susan McKay, in October 2012 shortly after Inez learned that she had inoperable cancer and had just weeks to live. It also includes interviews with friends and colleagues of Inez, including former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton, President Michael D Higgins, former President Mary Robinson, former president of the ICTU Patricia McKeown and leading human rights lawyer Michael Farrell. Inez's husband, Vincent McCormack, is also interviewed. This documentary jointly won the Best Short Documentary Award at the prestigious Galway Film Fleadh in July 2014.

30 minutes

Last on

Wed 21 Jan 2015 22:35

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Credits

Role Contributor
Director Trevor Birney
Director Eimhear O'Neill
Producer Susan McKay
Executive Producer Justin Binding
Executive Producer Michael Fanning

Broadcast

  • Wed 21 Jan 2015 22:35