Nuala O’Connor


Nuala O’Connor has worked for nearly twenty years in broadcasting; in RTE for nine years as a researcher and radio producer, and for the past ten years in the independent film sector. In 1987, Nuala established Hummingbird Productions with Philip King to produce high quality music and arts documentaries. With Philip King she worked as assistant producer on ‘Bringing It All Back Home‘ and is the author of the book which accompanied the series.   Nuala went on to produce documentaries including  A River of Sound,  Christy,  Meitheal  and  Bláth Gach Géag dá dTig, collaborating with Donal Lunny, Liam O Flynn, Seamus Heaney, Sinead O Connor, and Mary Black

Subsequently with Philip King and Tina Moran she was a founder director of South Wind Blows Productions, initially directing a documentary Irish history series The Limits of Liberty with Professor Diarmaid Ferriter. In 2013 she co-directed  An Glaoch -The President’s Call    with President Michael D Higgins and also that year wrote and directed  From Moment to Moment  about the Irish band The Gloaming . In 2014 she worked as co – producer on the recent acclaimed  Ceiliuradh  concert at the Royal Albert Hall.

Nuala also worked as the traditional music reviewer for the Irish Times for many years.”