In 1933 Jim Gralton became the only Irishman to be ever to be deported by an Irish Government for his alleged communist activities. Jimmy Gralton was politically active during the War of Independence and, in the 1920s, erected a meeting… Read More ›
The Wind That Shakes the Barley
Across the world today thousands of people Irish or not, will dress up in something green for the many St Partick’s parades and events from Dublin to Sydney and Tokyo to Moscow in celebration of everything Irish. Interesting too that… Read More ›
Good news for art house cinema goers it’s expected that the Lighthouse cinema at Smithfield will reopened in time for this year’s Jameson Dublin International Film Festival and may be included as one of the venues for this year’s festival,… Read More ›
The Guard is continuing to do very well at the box office To date The Guard , staring Brendan Gleeson and Don Cheadle, has taken €2.6 million at the Irish box office, and likely to become the most successful Irish film at… Read More ›
Spendalot – Ireland’s generous tax breaks for film investment have failed to deliver the holy grail of a sustainable indigenous movie industry.
The following article appeared in The Sunday Times on June 20th 2010 written by Brian Carey. I was one of those who contributed to this article. For a very long time most within the industry have refused to acknowledge that… Read More ›