• 1935 Memorial of the only time Real Betis won the La Liga
  • Alan McLean prepares the bust for the presentation to the fans at the Bomberos Penya
  • Seville, SpainPresenter Michael Andersen on location
  • Remembering O'ConnellEnrique Iñino remembers his father working with O'Connell when he was the manager at Real Betis and FC Sevilla
  • Patrick O'Connell BustPatrick O'Connell Bust prepared by sculptor Joe Moran
  • Rivalry in SevilleOne couple overcomes the rivalry between the two local teams - just as O'Connell
  • Sue and Mike O'ConnellInterviewing family members Mike and Sue O'Connell in Santa Luisa Park
  • Campaigners retrace O'Connells tracksCampaigners retrace O'Connells tracks. 1933 Penya, Seville.
  • Mike O'Connell visits Real BetisJulio Jimenez Heras, Real Betis Director of Communicationss, show Mike O'Connell around the Betis stadium
  •  One working. One standing on a pedastal. Just saying...
  •  Looking good for the cameras...
  • Seville"It feels like O'Connell has come home". The 7 prime movers behind the O'Connell bust project in the museum of Real Betis. March 2017
  • Sevilla-March-2017Sue and Mike O'Connell explaining O'Connell's last years in Spain. Park Maria Luisa, March 2017
  • The glamour of documentary-making. Wendy Andersen filming in the Real Betis museum
  • jquery carousel'OMG, can he never get it right?' Wendy Andersen filming in Seville. October 2017
  • The seven campaigners celebrate the arrival of the bust of Patrick O'Connell to the Real Betis Museum
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  • cafe TatubaEnjoying the local cuisine
  • Aztec Stadium, MexicoAztec Stadium: Fergus Dowd and Alan McLean celebrating Maradona's hand of God goal
  •  Frida Karlo museum in Cayocan
  • html5 slideshowQuick break for some food at a local market in Toluca
  • But the crew get to eat grasshoppers...
  • Main square in Mexico City
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  • Mike and Sue O'Connell, Alan McLean and Fergus Dowd visit the Alms House where Patrick stayed in London until his death in 1959
  • Searching for the unmarked grave in St Mary's Catholic Church
  • Sculptor Joe Moran presents the bust to sports journalist Sid Lowe, January 2017
  • Presenter Michael Andersen at Old Trafford
  • Filming at the Coatbridge museum, Scotland
  • Coatbridge museum, Scotland
  • html5 slideshowFilming on location in Scotland, October 2017
  • Simon Needham, one of the original campaigners, February, 2017
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  • Boland's mill
  • Campaign meeting, dublin
  • Fans at Celtic v Barcelona, 30 July 2016
  • Donal Falon
  • Mercantile commemoration of the Easter Uprising
  • FAI president
  • Fans at Celtic v Barcelona, 30 July 2016
  • Gerry Adams interview,  Belfast
  • Filming at the home of Harry Gregg
  • Sculptor Joe Moran shows us his workshop
  • Interviewing Martin O'Neill
  • Combing the streets of Dublin
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  • Campaign meeting of the Patrick O'Connell Fund
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