29th Galway Film Fleadh 11th – 16th July 2017

New Irish Shorts 4

Fri 14 July / Town Hall Theatre / 10:00 / Teens and up
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This selection of six varied shorts takes us on very different journeys, from the comical to the supernatural, these films ask us what is more important: what we have, what we have lost, or what we are willing to lose; featuring work from debut filmmakers to more established directors.


Clondorca is a horror about a father’s shame after he and his son glimpse something frightening on a lonely, dark road.

Director Ged Murray
Producer David Lester Mooney


A story about a migrant worker returning home after many years abroad. A film about immigration and homecoming and a film which is ultimately about rising above the suffering inherent in life.

Director Linda Bhreathnach
Producers Linda Bhreathnach & Marina Yarnell Donahue

The Date

Brian and Sinead meet for a drink in their favourite dive bar and reminisce on the love they used to share.

Director Selina Cartmell
Producer Claire Gormley

A Break in the Clouds

A young couple struggle to adjust to life following the birth of their first child.

Director Tristan Heanue
Producers Paddy Slattery & Tristan Heanue


Busy-body mother Maureen battles Principal Finan during a parent-teacher meeting concerning her son Greg and his unusual behaviour during the school’s nativity play rehearsals.

Director Kevin de la Isla O’Neill
Producer Sharon Cronin


After nearly taking his own life, a young man’s future depends on his grandfather’s ability to face the past.

Director MD Neely
Producers Liam O’Neill, Stephanie Whonsetler, M.D. Neely & Eric Epperson