Bankos Tales Productions

Bankos Tales Productions Limited ~ TV Documentary Productions



Includes the Nijinsky story, this year celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the legendary racehorse winning the Irish Derby and the British Triple Crown.





Next Airing 

TG4 ~ 11th April 2020  @ 19.15

Celebrating the 150thanniversary of Ireland’s most historic jumps race.        


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 The Irish Derby ~ Níos Mó ná Rása

                          (More Than a Race)


THE IRISH DERBY– Níos Mó Ná Rása” chronicles the history of this iconic horse race and how it mirrors the evolution of the thoroughbred horseracing industry.  ........... more

 TG4 \ BAI ~ 52 Min   









The Irish Grand National 

Chasing a Dream 

 (The history of the Irish Grand National) 

 This fascinating documentary captures the essence of the Irish Grand National, telling the story of one of Ireland’s best loved sporting traditions since its inaugural run at Fairyhouse 150 years ago in 1870.. .... more


RTE1 \ BAI ~ 77 Min ~ Broadcast 2017










Paddy  Mullins ~ The Great Stayer  

This compelling portrait of Paddy Mullins (1919-2010) told using rare archive footage and very special location access from the Mullins family and Cheltenham racecourse, the documentary chronicles the extraordinary life and times of the quiet man of Irish racing ..... more


Eir Sport \ BAI ~ 52 Min ~ Broadcast 2015

Also Aired RTE1 2016 









  Seeing Out the Distance 


Sir Peter O’Sullevan – The voice of racing:  “A brilliant, colourful and fast evocation of the spirit of Punchestown – the heartbeat of Irish history on the hoof”...... more


TG4 ~ 78 Min ~ Broadcast 2013







Horse Racing Syndicates

                             It Could Be You  


Produced for DVD ~ 35 min