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Notes by Sunniva O’Flynn
In celebration of Seachtain na Gaeilge we present a series of short films made in the Irish language. All films are presented in Irish with English subtitles.
CÁ nIMÍONN AN tAIRGEAD?
In the first of two short films made by the Department of Posts and Telegraphs to encourage thrift, a slovenly housewife wastes food and electricity; a young woman fritters away her earnings on hats and magazines; and a bachelor spends his money on horses, drink and dogs.
FILM INFO: Gerard Healy, 10 mins, Ireland, 1954, Black and White
A THAISCE AGUS A STÓR
In this Technicolor cautionary comedy, Milo O’Shea and Maureen Toal play two young office workers whose engagement is doomed unless they create some financial security.
FILM INFO: Ronald Liles, 15 mins, Ireland, 1961