Emigrant Isle – web documentary shortlisted for SMEDIA Award

09 April 2013:  Emigration Isle, developed by DIT graduates Roxanne Mauck, Colin Gough and Irene Walsh, is a web documentary that looks at periods of Irish emigration over the past 200 years, illustrated through the lives of real emigrants.  Throughout the documentary you can meet and interact with different emigrants from varying time periods and discover the stories of their journey.  The individuals chosen offer an insight into the very powerful impact of emigration in Irish culture.  To explore the richness of their stories, go to

The documentary has been shortlisted for a SMEDIA Award and the authors need the public to vote to help them win.  Please take a look at the documentary and then exercise your right to vote! 


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