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Brady’s Bargain

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Brady has spent his life trying to outsmart the leprechauns and his big chance comes when he manages to capture one. Keeping the little man a prisoner, he starves the leprechaun until he reveals the secret of his wealth. Armed with this knowledge, Brady sets off across the moor to make himself a very rich […]

Beauty Now

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This satirical view of our contemporary attitudes about beauty is presented in the style of a 1950’s informational film. With kind permission of Boulder Media. (298)

Geist

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A shipwrecked fisherman is led to a dark secret and soon realises he is not alone. With kind permission of Giant Animation Studios. (172)

Ronson Escort 2000

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An advertisement for the Ronson Escort 2000, in which a woman wears the portable hairdrying system along with other gifts recieved from her family. To see more from The Irish Adverts Project, click here. (4307)

CIE: Traffic Control Room

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An advertisement for CIE highlighting the unseen work done by inspectors in their control room to keep Dublin’s traffic network running smoothly. To see more from The Irish Adverts Project, click here. (1845)

Granite and Chalk

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As rebels planned Ireland’s 1916 Easter Rising, they were watched by two spies code-named Granite and Chalk. This documentary delves into British intelligence to tell their story, one century on. 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 […]

A Father’s Letter

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On the eve of his execution on May 7th 1916, Michael Mallin’s two-year-old son Joseph was brought to see him in Kilmainham Gaol. That night, his father wrote a letter that would change Joseph’s life forever. In it he tells his family that he loves them and asks his little boy to be a priest. […]

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 […]

Waiting for the Light

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This compelling biography shines a spotlight on one of the titans of Irish cinema George Morrison. Waiting for the Light is a moving and illuminating portrait of the then 85-year-old Irish film auteur, George Morrison. Ciarín Scott explores his work, his life and his love in frank and intimate interviews interwoven with previously unseen stills […]

Glamour of Galway

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Galway old and new, is captured in glorious colour in this 1957 Bord Fáilte (now Fáilte Ireland) tourism film produced and directed by Colm Ó Laoghaire. Situated on the west coast of Ireland, Galway is one of the largest cities in Ireland and boasts a complex history dating back to medieval times. The film highlights […]

Dublin, Capital City of Ireland

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This silent tourism film made for the Irish Tourist Association (the precursor of Bord Fáilte and Fáilte Ireland) provides a warmly-hued panorama of 1940s Dublin. Dublin is presented as a city of romance and contrasts which has survived countless changes through a thousand years of history. On this particular day Croke Park was packed to […]

PRESIDENT KENNEDY IN IRELAND

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This documentary film produced by the Columban Fathers chronicles President John F. Kennedy’s historic visit to Ireland in June 1963, only 5 months before his tragic assassination. The producer, Father Gerry Smith, a Cavan-born missionary priest, had studied filmmaking in the U.S. He had made a number of films about ‘the old country’ before making […]