Centred around greyhound racing in a Catholic community after the “Troubles” have ended but where their legacy remains strong. Donal is a 14-year old who works in a greyhound racing kennel owned by Good Joe. If Donal’s favourite greyhound, The Mighty Celt, wins three races in a row, Good Joe has promised him full ownership
John Canyon is one of the last independent space transport entrepreneurs. Rough times force him to carry suspicious cargo to Earth without questions being asked. During the flight the cargo turns out to be multitude of unstoppable and deadly killer robots
Beginning with panoramic shots of the Colthurst estate and Blarney Castle – already a popular tourist attraction by the Edwardian era – this film takes a trip through County Cork via Leemount and Carrigrohane stations. It was filmed in late spring and shown at the Cork International Exhibition, which opened in May 1902. The light railway, which shared the road with other traffic, closed in 1934
Rachel, a rookie cop, is about to begin her first night shift in a neglected police station in a Scottish, backwater town. The kind of place where the tide has gone out and stranded a motley bunch of the aimless, the forgotten, the bitter-and-twisted who all think that, really, they deserve to be somewhere else. They all think they’re there by accident and that, with a little luck, life is going to get better. Wrong, ..
The story of former UVF member Alistair Little. Twenty-five years after Little killed Joe Griffen’s brother, the media arrange an auspicious meeting between the two
A disgraced American boxer retires to Ireland, where he finds love
Dublin; June 16, 1904. Stephen Dedalus, who fancies himself as a poet, embarks on a day of wandering about the city during which he finds friendship and a father figure in Leopold Bloom, a middle-aged Jew. Meanwhile, Bloom’s day, illuminated by a funeral and an evening of drinking and revelry that stirs paternal feelings toward Stephen, ends with a rapprochement with Molly, his earthy wife
Two years after the death of his beloved wife, Pat O’Brien (Tommy O’Neil) summons his children back to their homestead in the west of Ireland. Fionn (Liam McMahon) travels from New York, Gareth (Emmett Hughes) from London, and daughter Una (Slaine Kelly) returns from Dublin, fearing the worst. Pat is not the only family member bearing the burden of a secret. The O’Briens is a modern comedy about a dysfunctional Irish family and the town ..
Documentary – Recorded live at the Grand Opera House in Belfast, The Chieftains: An Irish Evening captures the beloved band performing several of their original Irish traditional/folk/pop hybrids. The program features guest appearances by Nanci Griffith and Roger Daltrey, notable ensemble pieces and solos and a brief Irish dance segment. Highlights include “Red Is the Rose,” “Full of Joy,” “Ford Econoline” and “Around the Horse and Mind the Dresser.” – Derek Bell, Jean Butler, Kevin ..
On the night of September 29, 2008, the Irish government decided to guarantee the entire domestic banking system.’The Guarantee’ tells the story of that night, and what led to it