Premiere FilmOffaly Awards 2015
THE DEBT is a heartwarming coming of age story about a young boy Daithi (played by Lee O’Donoghue) who falls for classmate Jessica, and relies on his tomboy best friend Penny (Susie Power) to help win her heart.
Birr Theatre & Arts Centre
12th June 2015 at 7:30 pm
Fail Safe Films led the production with Writer and Director Helen Flanagan, Producer Simon Doyle, Director of Photography Deirdre O’Toole and Editor David Byrne. The Debt was shot in and around Birr in September last and utilizes the timeless quality of the town and its streets to great effect in this ageless story.
STRANGERS IN THE NIGHT is a comedy horror by Fantastic Films, written by Gavin Keane, directed by Conor McMahon and produced by Deirdre Levins. It tells the story of Damian (Michael Hough) and his Granny (Nora Relihan) who are visited by a banshee (Niamh Algar) to claim Granny, but it meets its match in her amorous grandson Damien. Strangers in the Night was filmed in Belmont in March 2015, and the crew based themselves in Banagher, home of its lead actor Michael Hough.
RSVP: Birr Theatre and Arts Centre 054 91 22911
Taking place in Birr, Co Offaly, Scripts Ireland’s Playwriting Festival creates unique opportunities for playwrights to have their work developed and produced. The scripts most suited for development will be chosen by the selection panel headed by playwright Eugene O'Brien.
Time: 28th November to 30th November 2019
Details of this year's Offaly Heritage Seminar have been announced. Keep Friday 15 Nov and Saturday 16 Nov free! There is a great range of field trips and speakers. Book with firstname.lastname@example.org. No charge for the event.
Time: 15th November to 16th November 2019
Wed 30 Oct – Sat 2 Nov MID TERM BREAK!
Time: 30th October to 2nd November 2019