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Casting call for Calm With Horses

Are you interested in being cast as an extra for a movie being shot in Galway this month?

Cosmo Jarvis (Lady Macbeth ), Barry Keoghan (The Killing Of A Sacred Deer ) and Niamh Algar (The Drummer And The Keeper ) will lead the cast of director Nick Rowland’s feature debut Calm With Horses for Michael Fassbender’s DMC Film.

Calm with Horses is set to shoot in the West of Ireland this month in co-production with Element Pictures. Altitude Film Distribution will partner with Element Pictures Distribution for the film’s release in the UK and Ireland. Film4 will finance production along with the Irish Film Board and the newly announced Western Region Audiovisu- al Producer’s Fund (WRAP Fund ).

West Coast Casting are casting paid extras and special extras of all types, for filming in Galway and Clare in May and June. If you are interested in applying as an extra or special extra please email Mairead at

westcoastcasting [email protected] with your location in the subject line.

James Connolly to be commemorated in Galway

On May 12 1916, James Connolly, the socialist republican leader of the Easter Rising, was executed in Kilmainham Gaol, and the 102nd anniversary of his death will be marked in Galway.

In Left circles throughout Ireland, it is traditional to commemorate Connolly’s death on the Sunday directly after the date of his execution. As a result, the Galway commemoration, involving a wreath laying, will take place this Sunday, May 13, at 2pm at Liam Mellows statue in Eyre Square.

The event is organised by the Peadar O’Donnell Socialist Forum in conjunction with members of the Mandate trade union. Political commentator Eoin Ó Murchú will also give an oration focusing on the relevance of Connolly’s politics in Ireland today.

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