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THE OSCAR nominated Song Of The Sea, the much awaited follow up to 2009’s stunning The Secret of Kells, also Oscar nominated, from writer/director Tomm Moore, is finally on general release.
THE GALWAY Film Fleadh opened with a movie featuring Indreabhán actor Dónall Ó Héalaí and before the festival closes on Sunday, two more films featuring the Connemara actor will be screened.
Acclaimed Claremorris composer Patrick Cassidy is working on a major new television production to commemorate the centenary of the Easter Rising next year.
THE OSCAR nominated cartoon film, Song Of The Sea, will receive its Irish premiere at the Galway Film Fealdh when it is screened, as part of a gala event, at the at the Town Hall Theatre on Thursday July 9 at 6pm.
His music has been played on RTÉ, Today FM, the BBC, and regional stations throughout Ireland. His albums have been acclaimed by music critics and bloggers. The video for his most recent single features Barry Ward, an emerging name in Irish film.
Claremorris born composer Patrick Cassidy been nominated for the Discovery of the Year Award, in the 14th World Soundtrack Academy programme. This prestigious accolade, which rewards up-and-coming talent, will be announced and presented during the World Soundtrack Awards and Concert on October 20 at the Kuipke Events Centre in Ghent, Belgium.
TALES FROM The Poorhouse, the acclaimed 1990s Irish-langauge TV series, which starred Brendan Gleeson, Mick Lally, and Ruth McCabe is being screened in An Taibhdhearc.
Next week when the Scots go to the polls to vote whether to stay or nay, there'll be mixed feelings on this side of the country. We might have watched with pride the exploits of Mel Gibson as William Wallace, roaring on his compatriots (all of whom looked like Brendan Gleeson) in the battle against the Sassanach in Braveheart; we might have found ourselves running down that street with Ewan McGregor in the opening of Trainspotting; we might have found ourselves singing in the street at 4am to the lyrics of The Proclaimers; we probably roared on Archie Gemmill when he scored that wonder goal against the Dutch in the '78 World Cup, but here in Galway, there is only one thing that we have not yet forgiven the Scots for — and that's the stealing of Digital.
THESE DAYS, if an aspiring author is a good editor of his/her own work, and has a talent for self-promotion, it is possible to flog as many copies of a self-published effort – with a little help from Amazon – as the average first book of literary fiction from a mainstream publisher would sell the traditional way.
See the best of Irish films on stage in a new season of films celebrating Irish culture and literature, Thursdays at the Taibhdhearc.