The Zoo

Three times nominated for an IFTA, this fascinating series for animal lovers of all ages gives an incredible glimpse into life behind the scenes at Dublin Zoo. From birth and death to love and loss, The Zoo TV series brings the dramatic highs and lows of life for Dublin Zoo’s animal inhabitants and the people who take care of them to our screens.


Over the course of two hour long programmes this gripping documentary series follows a determined group of young men and women who have in common a lifelong dream; becoming a soldier with the Irish Defence Forces.

It’s a Park’s Life

For the first time in Irish broadcasting history a landmark six part observational series "It's a Park's Life" reveals the inner workings of Europe’s largest city park through the eyes of those that live in, work in and love the park. With unprecedented access, the Phoenix Park has opened ALL its gates to Moondance Productions to follow the organisations that work within its 1,750 acres and the residents who live in the 350 year old park. Made with the co-operation of the OPW.


Dangerous missions, daring rescues and thrilling non-stop action…Meet the Firefighters. This thrilling series brings viewers closer to the heart of the action than any show before it, journeying deep into the heart of the fire scene with the firefighters themselves to experience the danger, drama and raw emotion for themselves.

Shaping History

This intriguing hour long documentary will follow internationally acclaimed Irish artist Rowan Gillespie as he embarks on one of his greatest projects yet - a set of sculptures for Hobart's waterfront in Tasmania, depicting and honouring the untold story of the female Irish convicts who, along with their children, came to Hobart from Ireland.

Peacekeepers: The Irish in South Lebanon

"Peacekeepers: The Irish in South Lebanon" follows the personnel of the 47th infantry group as they prepare to deploy overseas with the United Nations’ peacekeeping forces in Lebanon. This documentary takes you on the journey travelled by the Irish Defence Forces in Lebanon from 1978 to the present day interweaving the history of the conflict with the present day experience of the Irish Peacekeeper.

Moondance Productions

Moondance Productions is a television production company based in Dublin (Ireland) specialising in factual, reality and documentary series.

A finalist in the New York Festival in 2017, we have been nominated for a Prix Europa Award, and three times for an IFTA (Irish Film and Television Academy). We are a young, dynamic, innovative, forward thinking production company doing a damn good job!

Established to produce strong and compelling programmes for both the Irish and International markets, our shows are presently broadcasting in Ireland, UK, USA. Belgium, Holland, Denmark and Africa.

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