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An Island

Rory Byrne, 13 minutes, 2018

A solitary man sets out to conquer an isolated island.

Archie’s Bat

Shannon Egan, 2 minutes, 2019

A lonely young boy builds a unique bond with an unsuspecting creature and learns that sometimes it's better to let go and move on.

The Bird and the Whale

Carol Freeman, 8 minutes, 2018

A baby whale separated from his family encounters a caged bird - the sole survivor of a shipwreck.

Bird Food

Richard Keane, 5 minutes, 2012

A man plans to eat his lunch in the park, but the local pigeons have other ideas in this animated short from Richard Keane.  Notes by Sunniva O'Flynn  

The Bogman

Dylan Hennessy, 2019

A bog worker in the Irish midlands struggles to come to terms with the end of his era.

The Boy in the Bubble

Kealan O'Rourke, 8 minutes, 2011

Obsessed with magic and the supernatural, lovelorn Rupert casts a spell to protect himself from emotions after his first relationship falls apart. Unaware of the dangers of magic, his spell traps him in a bubble that separates him from the…

The Breadwinner

Nora Twomey, 94 minutes, 2017

The Kilkenny-based Cartoon Saloon animation studio (The Secret of Kells, Song of the Sea) returns with another Oscar-nominated triumph; directed by Nora Twomey – co-director of Kells – The Breadwinner is a beautifully realised ode to resilience under oppression and…


Rachel Fitzgerald, 2019

A puppet grows tormented at the hands of her manipulator.

City of Roses

Andrew Kavanagh, 10 minutes, 2016

One Halloween night a smouldering suitcase was pulled off a bonfire in Dublin, saving a true story of love, loss and hope.


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