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FOURTEEN SHORT film programmes, featuring drama, documentary and animation, and films from Britain, Mexico, Norway, Lebanon, and the United States, will be screened at this year's Galway Film Fleadh.
Oscar Wilde was certainly onto something when he dubbed Connemara “A Savage Beauty.” The Oughterard Trails Festival, running from June 23rd to 25th, aims to highlight this beauty by showcasing the wonderful walks, scenery and heritage of this unique area.
IRANIAN FILM, The Salesman, exploring the moral questions facing a married couple, following a sudden violent act at the apartment they are temporarily living in, closes the current Galway Film Society season.
You might not have heard of it until the Oscar ceremony, but the winner of the best picture award at the Oscars Moonlight will open in Mayo Movie World in Castlebar this evening with a screening at 8.30pm.
Are you ready for Spring? The village of Clonbur is the place to be next Saturday morning Feb 25 when the first of the Spring festivals get off around the country.
In terms of professional recognition and box office takings, the 1952 film The Quiet Man was a big success, the romantic comedy-drama was a gamble for Irish American director John Ford who was, until then, known largely for his high octane Westerns. The gamble paid off and Ford scooped his fourth Best Director Oscar for The Quiet Man. Though the film's stars John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara did not receive nominations, the film was nominated for seven awards and eventually won two at the 1953 Academy Awards. Its success was good news for Ireland, especially along the Mayo-Galway border, and the village of Cong in particular, where the film had been shot. Ford and his Hollywood entourage arrived in the west in the summer of 1951 to begin recording the film's outdoors scenes. The production had brought welcome employment to the area and the end result showcased the beauty of the region to a global audience.
THE GALWAY Film Fleadh is now accepting submissions for dramatic, documentary, and animated feature films for this year's festival, which runs from Tuesday July 11 to Sunday 16.
There is probably no more sentimntal song in the world than Robbie Burns ‘Auld Lang Syne’, traditionally sung at the conclusion of New Year gatherings in Scotland and around the world, especially in English-speaking countries.
BALLYBANE LIBRARY will host a storytelling session to celebrate the creativity of local parents and grandparents, on Wednesday December 14 at 10.30am.
JULIE FEENEY, the award winning and critcally acclaimed Athenry born vocalist and composer, plays her only Galway show this year, at The Forge, Moycullen, on Saturday December 10 at 8.30pm.