IFTA WINNER 2016: MY LIFE CHAMPION OF THE WORLD
My Story: Sport Stacking tx on 7th April 2021 on RTÉ2. Available on RTÉ player. More info here https://ronanmccloskey.com/blog/
My Life: Made to Measure: CBBC’s most watched programme on TV and iplayer combined across the entire week it was broadcast! It was also the best performing My Life film since 2019! TX 19th Feb 2021.
Tajus the Kickboxer (Ronin Films) plays out on RTÉjr 27th Oct 2020. I also filmed the Northern Irish content for Countryfile Ramble 2020 TX on 1st Nov 2020. For more info see the blog section.
Born to Riverdance plays on BBC1 at 7:30 on 13th May 2020 with 3.4million viewers and 18% share. Now available on iplayer. Also May 2020 Wonder Walls acquired by Sky Arts New Zealand.
April 2020 – I co-directed the contestants’ films for the Mastermind Final which was the highest rated quiz final on UK TV since 2010!
Feb 2020: Fight Dirty (Nice One / Fizz TV) now available on BBC iplayer. My Pigeons & Me (Tyrone Prods) available on BBC iplayer.
Autumn 2019: Wonder Walls, the Story of Irish Street Art (Ronin Films) transmitting on RTÉ on Monday 9th December 2019
April & May 2019 ITV: John Bishop’s Ireland. Comedian John Bishop explores aspects of Irish life while on a nationwide stand-up tour.
August 17: Pet Island returns to RTÉ1 on Thursday nights at 8:30pm. The series has also sold to a number of territories including Russia and China.
4th July 17: Nathan Goes to Nashville gets record audience on RTÉ1 @ 9:30pm. Nominated for an RTS Award for Factual Entertainment.
March 2017 -Ninja Girl broadcasts on CBBC as part of the acclaimed My Life series.
Murder in Melbourne (Ronin Films) plays out prime time in Australia on Channel 9 on Sunday 13th Nov 16 @ 9:30pm
My Life: Champion of the World wins the IFTA for Best Childrens & Young People’s Programme.
Murder in Melbourne now represented by DRG.
March 2016. RTÉ1. Murder in Melbourne.
Murder in Melbourne, 1 x 50 minute documentary plays on RTÉ1. Massive interest around the world, including lots of newspaper and radio coverage.
Skillfully directed by Ronan McCloskey, this was an engrossing and deftly structured film that used the devices of true crime TV without becoming reliant on them. The Sunday Times
Interesting article about the documentary in the Guardian here.
March 2016: Pet Island Series 2 on both BBC & RTÉ…..!
This is the second series of Ireland’s National Pet Show. Series one has been acquired by many television territories around the world. Series two mid-delivery to Flame.
LA Vice (Ronin Films) produced in July 2015 and now available here on All4. This has been the most successful series of shorts yet on All4.
CBBC MY LIFE documentary (Tyrone Productions) broadcast on CBBC in early December 2015. Also broadcast on RTÉ2 & CBBC on St. Patrick’s Day 2016.
Smack Em Up airs on RTÉ2 Jan 15. The amazing story of Fergal Devitt, one of the world’s most accomplished professional wrestlers on his final tour of Japan! This documentary has become cult viewing amongst wrestling fans around the globe. Did excellently on BBC iplayer also and has been acquired by a number of other territories.
Pet Island series one on RTÉ. This is an original format, narrated by Pauline McLynn and described by the Sunday Times as ‘entertaining yet subtly disturbing’. Represented by Flame Distribution internationally.
Check out my youtube channel here. Over 3 million views.
RUN GRANDAD RUN gets a great reaction on BBC1 Northern Ireland.