Film memorabilia auction to raise funds for arthouse cinema

The Galway Film Fleadh will host an auction of film memorabilia this Saturday to raise funds for the Solas Picture Palace arthouse cinema.

The auction will take place in the Radisson Blu Hotel and will be conducted by James Heaslip, along with actress Fionnula Flanagan, who has donated items to the auction, including her script from the hit show Lost.

Other items up for grabs will be a pair of hand-tooled cowboy boots worn by Pierce Brosnan in Laws Of Attraction; Stephen Rea has given signed script of The Soldier’s Wife which went on to win the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay as The Crying Game; a magnum of Moet et Chandon, signed by various actors; Katherine Hepburn’s signed print of two women with parasols; film posters, including Oblivion, signed by Tom Cruise; a Lotsa Huggin’ Bear from Toy Story 3; and even the chance to go out to dinner with Fionnula Flanagan.

Viewing starts at 2pm in the Radisson Ballroom and the auction starts at 4pm. For more information see


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