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A Pint of Plain

Thaddeus O'Sullivan, Derrick O'Connor, 30 minutes, 1975

This second of O’Sullivan’s extant films was his graduation piece for his Master’s degree. Taking its title from a parodic ballad by Flann O’Brien about the supposed comfort to be found in drink, A Pint of Plain was filmed on…

A Quack Too Far

Melissa Culhane, 2019

A fox must deal with a very noisy duck before he can get his precious sleep.

A Second of June

Frank Stapleton, 40 minutes, 1984

Frank Stapleton’s Ulyssean, richly textured day in the life of two young people wandering through the streets of Dublin set against a backdrop of street traders, amusement arcades and protests during the visit of President Ronald Reagan to Ireland in…

A Sense of Joy

Roisin Jones, 2019

A cantankerous musician endeavours to break a magical curse by passing on a sense of joy to others; something which doesn't come naturally to him.

A Shine of Rainbows

Vic Sarin, 101 minutes, 2009

Ireland’s coastline is imagined as a place of wonder in this enchanting story about young orphan boy Tomás (John Bell), and the life-changing experiences he has when taken in by the loving Máire (Connie Nielsen). Shy and easily frightened, Tomás…

A Song for Ireland

Arthur McCaig, 55 minutes, 2001

A Song for Ireland is one of eight documentaries made in Northern Ireland by Irish-American filmmaker Arthur MacCaig. It traces a history of Ireland through music and explores how the nation’s musical heritage has been influenced by its long and…

A Vision: A Life of W.B. Yeats

Alan Gilsenan, 75 minutes, 2013

The life and work of W.B. Yeats holds a particular place in hearts and imaginations across the world. This film is a response to that vast body of work – a visual and avowedly experimental ‘film-poem’. Using solely the words…

A White Horse

Shaun O'Connor, 11 minutes, 2019

When 17-year-old Bridget escapes from a psychiatric hospital, she rings home from a rural phone box...but her parents are waiting for the call.

A Woman of Aran

Tommy O'Donnogue, 7 minutes, 2019

Brid O'Griofa, a native of Inisheer, reflects on life in pre-modern times.

A Woman’s Place

Declan McGrath, 59 minutes, 2018

To celebrate one hundred years of women’s suffrage, artist Noel Murphy embarked on a six-month journey to paint the 53 sitting women members of the Houses of the Oireachtas in one single portrait, unveiled in the Oireachtas on International Women’s…

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