Over the course of two years Yellow Asylum Films followed the stories of Irish people who wish to end their lives by assisted death or euthanasia. Fundamentally the programme is an intimate and sensitive look at a morally, ethically and challenging issue through the eyes of those it affects the most.
The story of Comdt. Pat Quinlan and the men of A Company 35th Battalion of the Irish Army United Nations contingent, sent to the Congo in 1961, who became involed in war with mercenary-led Katangese separatists funded by a Belgo/UK-owned mining company.
Sports broadcaster Colm Murray has Motor Neuron Disease. It is progressive, incurable, terminal. Yet he is determined to be of service. With characteristic fortitude Colm willingly partakes in the world class scientific research, trials and studies led by his doctor, Professor Orla Hardiman. He seeks to understand the disease that has gripped him and play whatever small part he can in the ongoing search for a future cure.
Concentrating on the later work of the great poet WB Yeats the film examines the supposed mystery that surrounds the whereabouts of his final burial place.