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AFTER 16 (SHORTS)
Wed 19 October 2016, 12:00 – 13:50 IST
A Terrible Hullabaloo
9 min / Director / Editor Ben O’Connor
The story of young Vinny Byrne, a fourteen-year-old boy who found himself fighting for Ireland in the Easter Rising.
A Father's Letter
12 min / Director Joe Dolan
On the eve of his execution on May 7th 1916, Michael Mallin’s two-year-old son Joseph was brought to see him in Kilmainham Gaol.
My Life for Ireland
14 mins / Director Kieron J. Walsh
Ireland, Easter, 1916. In Dublin, Irish rebel Patrick Pearse leads a revolt to free Ireland from the grips of the British Empire.
Granite and Chalk
12 mins / Director/Editor Patrick HodginsAs rebels planned Ireland's 1916 Easter Rising, they were watched by two spies code-named Granite and Chalk.
11 mins / Director Maria-Elena Doyle
Goodbye Darling is one day in the enduring love story of Irish Volunteer Michael Joseph O’Rahilly and his wife Nancy.
13 mins / Director / Script Colm Quinn
There are many ways to commemorate the 1916 Rising, only one involves bloodshed.
14 mins / Director/Script Dave Tynan
When The Rising starts the local sweet shops are the first to be looted by Dubliners living in the tenements.
Mr. Yeats & the Beastly Coins
12 minutes / Directors/Producers Ann Marie Hourihane, Laura McNicholas
Ten years after the Easter Rising, in 1926, the Free State government decided to create a new coinage for the new state.
13 minutes / Director Andrea Harkin
Belfast 1972. Laurence welcomes his cousin and man-on-the-run Mickey to a party of drinking, dancing and young love.