Sat 09 July / Town Hall Theatre / 21.00

2022 / Ireland / 98 min / Irish Feature / Drama

Lakelands follows Cian, a young Gaelic footballer who struggles to comes to terms with a career-ending injury after an attack on a night out. Cian undertakes a search for his own identity in a small town where Gaelic football is a religion, and identity is defined by what you can do on the pitch. Featuring the directorial debuts of Robert Higgins and Patrick McGivney, and a cast of emerging Irish stars including Éanna Hardwicke (Vivarium, Normal People) and Danielle Galligan (Netflix’s Shadow and Bone). 

Lakelands won the Fleadh’s Best Marketplace Project Award in 2021 and returns to the Fleadh this year for its World Premiere.

Followed by Q&A with directors: Robert Higgins & Patrick McGiveny and cast

Director(s): Robert Higgins & Patrick McGiveny
Writer(s): Robert Higgins & Patrick McGivney
Producer(s): Robert Higgins & Patrick McGivney
Cast: Éanna Hardwicke, Danielle Galligan, Lorcan Cranitch, Dafhyd Flynn, Dara Devaney & Gary Lydon

Principal funder