I can’t wait to go back and film more in the future.Beckey-Finn Britton, Bexter Productions. Film Student
Famine Ship (1999)
A 27-minute/16mm colour documentary on the conception and execution of John Behan's large sculpture entitled "Famine Ship".
Director: David Shaw-Smith
Location: Galway, Mayo, Dublin
Cearca's Coiligh (1999)
Observational reality format which sent a group of men and a group of woman to two identical adventure weekends away.
Director: Edel O’Brien
Location: Kilary Harbour Mayo
The Gillie (2000)
Feature documentary on the world of fly fishing and the role of the boatman on Lough Corrib in County Mayo.
Producer: Michael O’Keane.
Feature Documentary on one family's journey from Dublin to Mayo in search of a certain quality of life.
Producer: Michael O'Kane
Bonfires Over Bohola (2004)
This is an archive-based film that re-visits the surviving members of the last Mayo gaelic football team to win Sam Maguire in 1951. Features previously unseen footage shot in Mayo in the 195os by the Claremorris film-maker, PJ Gilmore.
Director: Colm O’Callaghan
Vets on Call (2003 - 2007)
Vets on Call is a 'docu-soap' eavesdropping on the busy lives of two dedicated veterinary surgeons as they work up to 20 hours a day in their huge, isolated large animal practice in the rugged West of Ireland. Set against a backdrop of breathtaking Co. Mayo scenery and stunning aerial photography, this series captures the real life drama of veterinary medicine.
Producer: Gillian Marsh, GMTV
Sunny Days No Homework (2007)
1 x 30 min documentary on Temple Mary, a two teacher school near Killala in Co Mayo.
Producer: Gillian Marsh, GMTV
An Báthadh Mór (2005)
On the night of October 28th 1927 a storm of incredible fury hit the Irish coast without warning. Men from Galway and Mayo fishing in small row-boats were caught in the sudden gale: forty-five were lost within shouting distance of their homes. Survivors battled for hours against the huge waves before staggering ashore blind and barely conscious. The film, narrated by Mick Lally, is the dramatic, moving account from men and women who remember that terrible night and its profound consequences.
Director: Petra Conroy
The Blue Tailor (An Táilliúir Gorm) (2008)
Director: Mike Grodner
Location: Inis Bigil
Who Shouted Stop (2008)
Leárgas team return to Charlestown 40 years after the publication of John Healy’s book.
Director: Sonia Nic Giolla Easbuig
Diabhal ag an Damhsa (2009)
On that chilly night, a tall brooding stranger entered Toreen Dancehall, with a whiff of danger emanating from him.... Drama documentary exploring the ramifications of that fateful night in June, 1958, when the devil himself is said to have appeared at a rural dancehall in Toreen, Co Mayo. Perfectly capturing the spirit of the 1950's dancehall era, this quirky documentary features interviews with eye-witnesses & non-believers alike.
Director: Paddy Hayes
Location: Glenfarne, Co Leitrim & Tooreen, Co. Mayo
The Pipe (2010)
Mise Raiftearaí an Fíodóir Focal (2010)
Sónta Production Company drama/documentary on the life and times of legendary Mayo poet, Anthony Raftery, to mark the 175th anniversary of his death. Shot on location in Brooklyn, upstate New York, Mayo and Galway.
Director: Seán O’Cualáin
Writer: Tadhg Mac Dhonnegáin