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Music From The Series

Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin's album "Templum" features the theme from In Search of Ancient Ireland.

The CD is available through Virgin Records.

Listen to the music clip

About The Film: Web and TV Credits

Production Staff
Ronnie Godeanu, Producer
Peter Tierney and John Uhl, Production Assistants
David McCarthy, Executive Producer

Design Staff
Sabina Daley, Art Director
Karen Mattson, Designer
Ruiyan Xu, Production Artist
Leela Corman, Map Illustrations

Technical Staff
Brian Lee, Technical Director
Brian Santalone, Pagebuilding

Writers
Carmel McCaffrey and Leo Eaton
Paul Bacon (Cartographer's Journey)

Thirteen Online is a production of Thirteen/WNET New York's Kravis Multimedia Education Center in New York City. Anthony Chapman, Director of Interactive & Broadband. Bob Adleman, Business Manager. Carmen DiRienzo, Vice President and Managing Director, Corporate Affairs.

Biographies

Leo Eaton has produced and directed television and film in Europe and the United States for more than 30 years, and has been honored with most of television's top awards. Eaton has executive produced and created (with Chris and Martin Kratt) PBS' 2001 Emmy Award-winning pre-school nature series ZOBOOMAFOO and has also served as director of that series. Eaton is the co-author of IN SEARCH OF ANCIENT IRELAND, the companion book to the three-part PBS series of the same name. Publication is slated for September 2002 by publisher Ivan R. Dee.

Carmel McCaffrey is a native of Dublin, Ireland, and currently teaches Irish history, literature, culture, and language at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. McCaffrey is the co-author of IN SEARCH OF ANCIENT IRELAND, the companion book to the three-part PBS series of the same name. Publication is slated for September 2002 by publisher Ivan R. Dee.

Paul Bacon is a freelance writer, cartoonist, and Web editor based in New York. His work has appeared in the Thirteen and PBS online project THE 1900 HOUSE, SALON, MOTHER JONES, the SAN FRANCISCO EXAMINER, THE DAILY FEED, and MIGHT magazine.

TV Credits

Written, Produced and Directed by
LEO EATON

Narration by
GERARD MCSORELY

Historical Consultants
DONNCHADH Ó CORRÁIN
BARRY RAFTERY
JOHN WADDELL
PATRICK R. WALLACE

Series Historical Consultant
CARMEL MCCAFFREY

Executive Producer
WILLIAM R. GRANT

A Co-Production of Thirteen/WNET New York, Café Productions, and Little Bird.

Corporate support for IN SEARCH OF ANCIENT IRELAND is provided by Tourism Ireland. Additional funding is provided by public television viewers.




In this section:
Introduction
About the Episodes
Filmmaker Q & A
Production Diaries
Broadcast Schedule
Web and TV Credits
Grianan of Aileach
Iron Age homestead
Top: The Grianan of Aileach in County Donegal.
Bottom: A reconstructed Iron Age homestead.