New Irish Shorts 2

Thu 7 July / Town Hall Theatre / 12.30
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Life is a journey from childhood to old age, and this programme of six short films takes us through the struggles that come with each stage. This programme features work from debut filmmakers and more established directors.

The Debt

When lovestruck ten year old Daithi falls for his classmate Jessica, he turns to his best friend Penny to help him win her heart.
Director Helen Flanagan
Producer Simon Doyle

The Boring Diary of Frances Noone

It’s 1987 in Northern Ireland. Frances Noone is ten years old and terminally bored.
Director Cara Holmes
Producer Edwina Forkin


After a relationship abroad goes awry, Jane returns to Connemara to find that what she wants may not be so far from home after all.
Director Linda Bhreathnach, Justin Davey
Producers Linda Bhreathnach, Justin Davey

A Long Shot

A couple who are struggling financially are tested when Larry bets on Ireland to win a football match against Germany – with Sarah’s rent money.
Director Andrew Jordan
Producer Bobby Byrne

Wifey Redux

A man becomes obsessed with driving off his teenage daughter’s new boyfriend in this dark comedy based on the story by Kevin Barry.
Director Robert McKeon
Producers Michael Donnelly V, Robert McKeon,


On her 50th wedding anniversary a woman returns to the hotel where she spent her honeymoon. Will her estranged Husband return to honour a promise?
Director Jonathan Shaw
Producer Lisa Kelly