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The Last Wake



The Last Wake is a radio documentary produced by Athena Media for Newstalk 106. It explores the fading tradition of waking the dead in Ireland and hears stories from the north, south, west, east and Dublin's inner city. It is produced by Helen Shaw with the support of the BCI Sound and Vision funding scheme. Narrated by Coilin O Scolai and researched by Andrew Clancy, the documentary was first broadcast on May 25th 2008.