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Golden Vale: Easi Singles

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A woman preparing food thinks about how convenient it would be to have individually wrapped slices of cheese. Suddenly, a packet of Easi Singles appears. The voiceover explains how convenient they are, before the woman breaks into a song about Easi Singles. To see more from The Irish Adverts Project, click here. (2077)

Aer Lingus: Earth Couple

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Advertisement employing a mixture of animation and still images in which an Aer Lingus plane flies among the clouds and tourists enjoy various destinations. A woman sings a cover version of Nana Mouskouri’s Deep and Silent Sea with alternative lyrics to represent Ireland and Aer Lingus. To see more from The Irish Adverts Project, click […]

Department of Energy: Savings

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A short advertisement encouraging the public to conserve energy. Illustrated still images help to list the various ways this can be achieved. To see more from The Irish Adverts Project, click here. (650)

A Terrible Hullabaloo

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The story of young Vinny Byrne, a fourteen-year-old boy who found himself fighting for Ireland in the Easter Rising. An eighty-year-old Vinny reminisces on his time with the volunteers, which took him around the city during the fighting. With Vinny’s Dublin brought to life by handmade miniature sets and puppetry, the film offers a uniquely […]

The Party

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Belfast 1972. Laurence welcomes his cousin and man-on-the-run Mickey to a party of drinking, dancing and young love. By morning, reality catches up with them.

The Cherishing

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When The Rising starts the local sweet shops are the first to be looted by Dubliners living in the tenements. Noel and Tom race off and leave their mothers and sisters at home but the havoc of the next few days will come right to everyone’s door. Funded by Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film […]

Baring Arms

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There are many ways to commemorate the 1916 Rising, only one involves bloodshed. Funded by Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board, After ’16 is a creative response by Irish filmmakers to the events of Easter 1916. This collection of nine short films is a mixture of live-action, animation and documentary, telling stories from the […]

Goodbye Darling

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Goodbye Darling is one day in the enduring love story of Irish Volunteer Michael Joseph O’Rahilly and his wife Nancy. It is day five of the 1916 Rising, and as the fighting intensifies, a concerned Nancy seeks comfort and diversion by playing the piano, unaware that her husband is leaving the beleaguered G.P.O. to lead […]

My Life for Ireland

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Ireland, Easter, 1916. In Dublin, Irish rebel Patrick Pearse leads a revolt to free Ireland from the grips of the British Empire. Owen, a young Irish patriot, wants to join them in their fight for freedom. Funded by Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board, After ’16 is a creative response by Irish filmmakers to […]

Mr. Yeats and the Beastly Coins

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Ten years after the Easter Rising, in 1926, the Free State government decided to create a new coinage for the new state. They invited the most famous poet in the world, W.B.Yeats, to chair the design committee. Behind-the-scenes battles were fought before the new coins became one of the most enduring success stories of the […]

Christmas in the City – Amharc Éireann: Eagrán 237

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In December 1963 Dublin was humming with excitement as crowds gathered in their droves to see the Christmas lights adorn the streets. Henry Street was overflowing with busy shoppers, enticed by the winter wonderland window displays and bargains at the market stalls on Moore Street. Children eagerly waited to meet Santa in his grotto, while […]

Christmas Morning

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Directed by Tiernan MacBride, this short film – nominated for a Palme d’Or in 1978 for Best Short Film – is a visual representation of the Irish folk song Arthur McBride and The Sergeant, played and sung by Irish singer Paul Brady. The lyrics tell the story of Arthur McBride (Paul Bennett) and his cousin […]