Some new short films that are 1916-themed…..
Christmas Fair and Concert at St Enda’s
Eoin Hahessy’s insightful, low-budget film, Michael, They’ve Shot Them, is to be shown on RTE 1
a celebration of Irish and Scottish culture – a mixture of traditional Irish stories and Scots songs and ballads.
Arrival of Irish Famine Orphan Girls in Melbourne
The Rooney prize is awarded for a body of work by a young Irish writer that shows exceptional promise.
The fear of his first battle with the 1st Battalion Royal Irish Fusiliers remained with Bill for the rest of his life. It was a bloody affair in which a victory of sorts was secured but at a high cost. Many of his Battalion were killed or captured.
‘Murder wasn’t enough. These guardians of one version of independence would ration even human sympathy.’
After all the excitement of the Rising, he worked doggedly to help people who had been part of it.
I can tune in to the true note
in a creature heart.