News

Swinford represented on The Taste of Success tonight.

The Taste of Success, with a €100,000 prize sponsored by Lidl Ireland, continues with last year's winning mentor JP McMahon taking charge at the Connaught/Ulster roadshow in Westport.

The Taste of Success, Episode 3 of 8, RTÉ One, Tuesday November 8th at 8.30pm

On the third episode of The Taste of Success, hosted by Dáithí Ó Sé, we meet:

Fiona Ryan from Swinford in Mayo is a café owner who hopes her family recipe for apple tart can earn her a crust.

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The Fireman and The Nurse screening in Ballina Arts Centre

Writer/Director Gemma Doorly and Actor Tony Murphy were in Ballina Arts Centre last week to show a private screening of the award winning short film, The Fireman and the Nurse, to Mayo Youth Theatre who formed part of the cast of the film.  Mayo Youth Theatre participants Vanessa Byrne and Adam O’Malley were presented with framed posters of the short.  The Fireman and the Nurse was shot on location in Killala , Co Mayo in April 2016.  The screening was followed by a Q&A.

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Tiger Raid: Your chance to buy, stream or download

Tiger Raid has just been released in Ireland and the UK as a DVD/VOD release so it is available on all good platforms to buy, stream and download.

Tiger Raid, is a film adaptation of local Ballinrobe Writer, Mick Donnellan's play Radio Luxembourg.  It  was filmed in Jordan and its Stellar Cast includes Brian Gleeson, Damian Molony and Sofia Boutella.

If you haven't had the opportunity to see this film, make sure to see it now.

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Great Turnout for Screenwriting workshop with David Keating

"Thanks for putting on a great workshop . David really knows his stuff and I really enjoyed meeting the other writers, I found it really engaging and learnt a lot from taking part in the day"

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Best of luck to GMarsh TV on their IFTA nomination

Mayo Company GMarsh TV are delighted to have been nominated for the second year in a row for a children's series following the adventures of the lovely Doyle Family from Lahardane, Co. Mayo. Finger's crossed for 'Out and About' at tomorrow's (7th of October) award ceremony.

With two 6-part series forming the backbone of the current RTE autumn schedule the Crossmolina TV Company have been kept extremely busy.

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Director Risteard O'Domhnaill Q&A & Atlantic Screening Charlestown Arts Centre

There will be a Film Screening of ATLANTIC, on Friday September 30th in Charlestown Arts Centre, Barrack St, Charlestown, Co Mayo.  This Screening will be opened by the Director Risteard O' Domhnaill and will be followed by a Q&A.

Doors 7.30pm, Screening 8pm.

Limited Seating, Book by calling 087-9417959

Tickets: €10, Students: €6.

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Screenwriting Workshop with Writer/Director David Keating

Joined Up Screenwriting:

Tutor: David Keating

Date: Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

Duration: 1 Day

Venue: Castlebar, Co. Mayo

Film Mayo is delighted to run this one-day screenwriting workshop with David Keating, a critically acclaimed feature film director, screenwriter, producer and project mentor.

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Short film of “The Long Wet Grass” Based on awardwinning play and featuring original New York cast To shoot early October in Mayo

Shooting will commence shortly in Mayo on this low budget short film The Long Wet Grass.

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Roundtable for Artists, Makers, Creatives’ with Michael Atavar, Mayo Ideas Week Event in Ballina.

This special Mayo Ideas Week session is an initiative of Mayo County Council Arts Office and Inspiration Station and will take place in The Kennedy Glasgow Centre, The Quay, Ballina from 10.00 to 1.00 on Wednesday 28th September.  This session will be of particular interest to artists, architects, designers, craft artists and anyone who is engaged in creative production, but it is open to everyone to attend.

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