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The Job of Songs

Lila Schmitz, 74 minutes, 2022

Travellers from all over the world gather in the village of Doolin, County Clare, hoping to connect with their Irish heritage through traditional Irish music. But things are changing: facing rapid modernisation at the hands of tourism, confronting depression and…

Joe, Searching

Naoimh Reilly, 17 minutes, 2017

A man who searches for missing women is frustrated by the lack of official response.

John Don’t Know Nothin’!

Conor Kehelly, 14 minutes, 2019

John, the successful star of a family sitcom, has a heated conversation with his taxi driver on his way home from work.

John McGahern: A Private World

Pat Collins, 52 minutes, 2005

Completed a year before his passing, Collins’ exploration of arguably the defining Irish writer of the modern era was filmed just prior to the publication of McGahern’s acclaimed memoirs, which form the backbone of this definitive portrait of the man’s…


Hugh Rodgers, 8 minutes, 2018

Johnny is a young Traveller who has to come to terms with his sexuality, and wants to help his deeply traditional community to do the same. Available as part of a curated series of shorts GAZE on Tour 2018.

Journey to the Edge

Peter Kelly, 100 minutes, 2019

Every four years, an elite group of sailors endeavour to sail single-handed, non-stop in a circumnavigation of the planet, through the most unpredictable and perilous conditions imaginable. They are the competitors in the Vendee Globe Race – one of the…


Colm Quinn, 10 minutes, 2011

Lying in hospital after the birth of her new born baby girl, teenager Nicola (Jane McGrath) finds herself trying to deal with the kindness of friends in this whisper quiet vision of trauma. With her mother Jane (Derbhle Crotty) and…


Emer Reynolds, 95 minutes, 2021

12-year-old Mully (Charlie Reid) has lost his mother, and discovers his debt-ridden father stealing the charity money they’ve raised in her name. Grabbing the cash, Mully flees the scene, steals a taxi and is shocked to find a woman, Joy…


Rebecca Daly, 15 minutes, 2006

Against a dark background of run-down tower blocks, ten-year old Kylie (Leanne Kearney) indulges her love of driving in this enigmatic short from first-time director Rebecca Daly. A feeling that Kylie’s imagination has crept into her reality pervades throughout as…


Kieron J. Walsh, 82 minutes, 2012

A hectic crime caper mixing brutal violence with the revelry of New Year’s Eve, Jump uses an out-of-sequence narrative packed with a large ensemble cast to tell a story of a young couple’s chance meeting and subsequent attempt to steal…

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