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Mayo's GMarshTV's The Pet Surgeons screens tonight on RTÉ One

THE PET SURGEONS is a brand-new RTÉ series that goes behind the scenes at one of Ireland leading veterinary practices, revealing the emotional owners, sick animals and dedicated vets who go to any lengths to make them better. Our pets are our guards, our guides and our unconditional loving companions. And so when things go wrong, we as owners are prepared to do whatever we can to make things right.

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Ballinrobe featured in RTÉ One's Find Me A Home

Episode 2 of RTÉ One property series Find Me A Home features a retired mid-wife Cliona who sells up in Greystones and moves to Ballinrobe in Mayo. She sells her house to be release funds to help her daughter buy a house also.  The episode will broadcast on Thursday 8th September, 8.30pm on RTÉ One.

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Galway Film Centre requires a part-time Technical Coordinator

Galway Film Centre is a resource organisation for filmmakers and administers the UNESCO City of Film designation in partnership with Galway City & County Councils.

Applicants should have a minimum of 3 years experience as a technician. Galway Film Centre run a large number of varied technical courses and this role involves coordinating all technical aspects of these courses.

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Roundtable for Artists, Makers, Creatives’ with Michael Atavar, Mayo Ideas Week Event in Ballina, 28th Sept.

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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The Fireman and the Nurse, short film shot in Mayo

Shot on location in Killala , Co Mayo.The Fireman and the Nurse will play the 7th Underground Film Festival which takes place in Dublin  (9th  - 11th Sep).

Teenage nights can change lives forever. It's 1994 and Anna and Paul lock eyes and lips at their local school disco but it is a long way from then to the day-to-day of a suburban marriage. Twenty years later they seek some assistance to save their crumbling marriage and it leads them to play roles they had long dreamed of.

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Cork Film Festival Seek Staff

Cork Film Festival requires a number of staff to help deliver this year’s festival, taking place from 11-20 November. See below for job roles and descriptions. The closing date for applications is Friday 8 September, except where specified.

Production Manager

Duration: October – end of November

The Festival requires a production manager to oversee all aspects of non standard screenings/events.

Responsibilities:

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Underground Films Knock Documentary in cinemas August 26th

New Irish feature documentary from Underground Films, Strange Occurrences in a small Irish village to open in Irish cinemas Friday, August 26th

An examination of the phenomenon of the Knock shrine, the film comes from the filmmakers behind award-winning One Million Dubliners.

In August 1879 fifteen people in the small village of Knock, Co Mayo, claimed to witness an apparition of the Virgin Mary.  After two official inquiries, the village was declared a Marian Shrine. Today, Knock’s 2,000 residents welcome over one million pilgrims annually.  

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Atlantic to screen in Charlestown followed by Q&A with director Richie O'Donnell

Film Screening!

'Atlantic'

Narrated by Brendan Gleeson

With a special Q&A by award winning director Richie O'Donnell (The Pipe)

Friday September 30th @ 8pm

CHARLESTOWN ARTS CENTRE

Barrack St, Charlestown, Mayo

artscentre@charlestown.ie | See Upcoming Events & FACEBOOK Page or call 087-9417959

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The Arts Council has announced the deadline for the 2016 Reel Art scheme.

The Arts Council has announced the deadline for the 2016 Reel Art scheme.  Launched in 2008, Reel Art is designed to provide film artists with a unique opportunity to make highly creative, imaginative and experimental documentaries on an artistic theme.  Operated in association with Filmbase and the Audi Dublin International Film Festival, Reel Art will wholly support two films with grants of €70-€80,000 per project.  Reel Art films will premiere at the Dublin International Film Festival in February 2018.

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Tune into Nationwide tonight. Western Care 50th Anniversary

WESTERN CARE/REPORT TERESA MANNION
The Western Care Association in Mayo is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The organisation was founded to support people with intellectual disabilities to live full lives as equal citizens. Nationwide reporter, Teresa Mannion has been visiting centres in Ballinrobe and Ballina to see their work.

Website: www.westerncare.com

RTE 1, 7pm, 13/07/2016

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