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Episode Six

Our final episode of Fleadh Radio 2015, hosted by Garry Kelly, features interviews with some of the winners from the 27th Galway Film Fleadh including director Tomm Moore for ‘Song of the Sea’ and producer Kathryn Kennedy for ‘My Name is Emily’. We also had a quick chat with the fleadh’s Gar O’ Brien, Kate O’ Toole, and Managing Director Miriam Allen to hear about some of their personal highlights from this year’s festival.

Fleadh Radio is a partnership between Galway Film Fleadh and GK Media.

This episode was recorded Monday 13th July 2015.

Episode Five

Our fifth episode of Fleadh Radio, hosted by Garry Kelly, features interviews with the filmmakers of the new Disney/Pixar movie ‘Inside Out’, director Dathaí Keane will be talking about his new film ‘An Klondike’ which closes this year’s festival, and Paul Webster talks about his latest documentary ‘Let Those Blues In’. Shorts Coordinator Liz Quinn and Programmer Gar O’ Brien also talk to Fleadh Radio about today’s highlights.

All films mentioned can be booked at www.tht.ie

Fleadh Radio is a partnership between Galway Film Fleadh and GK Media.

This episode was recorded Sunday 12th July 2015.

Episode Four

Our fourth episode of Fleadh Radio, hosted by Garry Kelly, features interviews with director Douglas Ray about his feature debut ‘Swansong’. We also talk to director Steve Graham about his music documentary ‘A Shot of Whisky’, and TG4’s Mícheál O’ Meallaigh joins us to chat about his career as a commissioning editor. Shorts Coordinator Liz Quinn and Programmer Gar O’ Brien also talk to Fleadh Radio about today’s highlights.

All films mentioned can be booked at www.tht.ie

Fleadh Radio is a partnership between Galway Film Fleadh and GK Media.

This episode was recorded Saturday 11th July 2015.

Episode Three

Our third episode of Fleadh Radio, hosted by Garry Kelly, features interviews with director Declan McGrath for ‘Mary McAleese & The Man Who Saved Europe’, Stephen Fingleton for ‘The Survivalist, and director Paul Mercier for ‘Pursuit’. Shorts Coordinator Liz Quinn and Programmer Gar O’ Brien also talk to Fleadh Radio about today’s highlights.

All films mentioned can be booked at www.tht.ie

Fleadh Radio is a partnership between Galway Film Fleadh and GK Media.

This episode was recorded Friday 10th July 2015.

Episode Two

Our second episode of Fleadh Radio, hosted by Garry Kelly, features music from yesterday’s outdoor concert at the Spanish Arch, interviews with director/producer Tony Walsh, writer Will Collins of the Oscar-nominated feature ‘Song of the Sea’, and the founders of Little Cinema. Shorts Coordinator Liz Quinn and Programmer Gar O’ Brien also talk to Fleadh Radio about today’s highlights.

All films mentioned can be booked at www.tht.ie

Fleadh Radio is a partnership between Galway Film Fleadh and GK Media.

This episode was recorded Thursday 09th July 2015

Episode One

Our first episode hosted by Garry Kelly features last night’s reaction to the opening film ‘My Name is Emily’. Shorts Coordinator Liz Quinn chats with Ailish Flaherty about the feast of short films this week, whilst Programmer Gar O’ Brien gives his daily recommendations for today. Macdara Kelleher of Fastnet Films also joins us to talk about his new film ‘Strangerland’ which screens tonight.

All films mentioned can be booked at www.tht.ie

Fleadh Radio is a partnership between Galway Film Fleadh and GK Media.

This episode was recorded Wednesday 08th July 2015.

Introduction

In the first of a new series of Official Fleadh Podcasts by GK Media, actress Kate O’ Toole introduces the fleadh’s programmer, Gar O’ Brien, who outlines the highlights of the 27th Galway Film Fleadh. The festival was officially launched by Mayor of Galway City, Councillor Frank Fahy at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Galway on Tuesday June 23rd 2015. All films mentioned can be booked at www.galwayfilmfleadh.com.

Managing Director and co-founder of the Galway Film Fleadh, Miriam Allen, chats with Garry Kelly (GK Media) on Fleadh Radio about her highlights of this year’s festival, special guest John C. Reilly, and why she believes the festival continues to go from strength to strength.

This interview was recorded on Sunday 12th July 2015.

Director Dathaí Keane talks to Garry Kelly about his new feature film ‘An Klondike’ which closes this year’s Galway Film Fleadh. The film tells the story of the Connollys — three Irish brothers who journey from the silver mines of Montana to the Klondike Valley in the hope of striking it rich.

This interview was recorded on Sunday 12th July 2015.

Mícheál O’ Meallaigh talks to Garry Kelly on Fleadh Radio about his career commissioning programmes at TG4 since its establishment in 1996. Since its inception, TG4 has made the transition from a three-hour-a-day broadcaster to producing 1,700 hours of original content per year.

This interview was recorded on Saturday 11th July 2015.

Director Terry McMahon and actor Moe Dunford, joint winners of The Best Irish Feature Award in association with VOLTA at the 26th Galway Film Fleadh, speak to Garry Kelly of GK Media about their award-winning film ‘Patrick’s Day’.

Director Stephen Bradley and Actress Deirdre O’ Kane join Garry Kelly of GK Media to talk about their new film ‘Noble’ which screens on Saturday July 12th (8pm) in the Town Hall Theatre as part of the 26th Galway Film Fleadh.

Director/Producer Ailish Sarah Flaherty, joint winner of The Best Short Documentary Award in association with Teach Solais at the 26th Galway Film Fleadh, speaks to Garry Kelly of GK Media about her award-winning documentary ‘The Sisters’.

Little Cinema’s Julia Puchovska, Liam Doherty, & Kenny Gaughan join Garry Kelly of GK Media to talk about Thursday night’s showcase of Short Films at 8pm in the Cinemobile.

Director Mark Titus, Producer Susan LaSalle, and Executive Producer Shane O’ Connell speak to Garry Kelly of GK Media about their feature documentary ‘The Breach’ which screens Saturday July 12th at 9pm in the IMC.

Director Mark Titus, Producer Susan LaSalle, and Executive Producer Shane O’ Connell speak to Garry Kelly of GK Media about their feature documentary ‘The Breach’ which screens Saturday July 12th at 9pm in the IMC.

Producer Alan Keane talks to Garry Kelly of GK Media about his Irish Film Board short ‘Personal Development’ which premieres at the Galway Film Fleadh on Saturday July 12th at 2pm in the Town Hall Theatre.

Director Clare Carroll, winner of The Best First Short Animation Award in association with Cartoon Saloon at the 26th Galway Film Fleadh, speaks to Garry Kelly of GK Media about her award-winning animation ‘A Girl’s Best Friend’.

Film Distributor Patrick O’ Neill of Wildcard Distribution talks to Garry Kelly of GK Media about his current slate of features at this year’s Galway Film Fleadh and his thoughts on the Irish Film industry.

Managing Director Miriam Allen

Managing Director of the Galway Film Fleadh, Miriam Allen, speaks to Garry Kelly of GK Media about the success of this year’s festival.