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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Sing Street Screening and Interviews with Actors at Westport Arts Festival

On October 2nd Westport Arts Festival have a special screening of Sing Street (Dir John Carney) followed by a Q&A session and a live music performance of a few of the films infectious songs with lead actors Ferdia Walsh-Peelo (Conor) & Mark McKenna (Eamon).

TOWN HALL THEATRE, Westport, Co. Mayo. 2.00pm - 4.30pm. October 2nd.  Admission €5.


Writer / Director: John Carney

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Supervising Sound Editor Eddy Joseph Masterclass At Westport Arts Festival

On October 1st Westport Arts Festival are running a Masterclass with supervising sound editor Eddy Joseph whose film credits include Batman, Pink Floyd The Wall, The Commitments, Michael Collins, Evita, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, Casino Royale and Quantum of Solace

Town Hall Theatre, Westport, Co. Mayo. 3.00pm. Admission €10.

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Clare Island Film Festival This Weekend

Full steam ahead for Island Film Festival!

All aboard for this fourth edition of the Clare Island Film Festival which takes place from September 16th to 18th

Events kick off on Culture Night Friday 16th September with the festival opening and screening of the award winning Irish documentary "ATLANTIC" at 8pm in the Community Centre.

Atlantic follows the fortunes of three small fishing communities - in Ireland, Norway and Newfoundland - bringing to the fore three very intimate stories from the global resource debate.

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Inaugural Film Mayo Tyrone Guthrie Bursary Announced

Film Mayo is offering its inaugural bursary award to filmmakers born or living in Mayo, to enable them to spend two weeks at The Tyrone Guthrie Centre at Annaghmakerrig, County Monaghan. Applicants should show significant achievement in their field or demonstrate a high degree of promise .


2016 - Monday 3rd October

Application Procedure:

Application forms and further information are available from Mayo Arts Office on 094-90 47471 or email

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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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