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From coffee ads to Michael Collins - delve into the IFI archive while in isolation
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From coffee ads to Michael Collins - delve into the IFI archive while in isolation

Mar 26th 2020, 6:45 AM 18,056 Views 15 Comments

Give up yer aul Netflix and Disney+.

'I never felt such support in my life': The football club that has become a lifeline for homeless people
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'I never felt such support in my life': The football club that has become a lifeline for homeless people

Updated Feb 27th 2020, 8:45 AM 13,676 Views 2 Comments

Homeless people from all walks of life attend regular training sessions in what has become a vital resource for players.

'900 hours of footage that tells the story of Ireland': Video from the last 30 years archived at IFI
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'900 hours of footage that tells the story of Ireland': Video from the last 30 years archived at IFI

Apr 16th 2019, 8:30 PM 9,150 Views 10 Comments

The collection, provided by Loopline Film, features rare early footage of U2 as well as documentary features and programmes.

'It brings back all sorts of memories ... I'm crying now': New project brings archive Irish clips to nursing homes
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'It brings back all sorts of memories ... I'm crying now': New project brings archive Irish clips to nursing homes

Jun 24th 2018, 9:00 PM 10,479 Views 2 Comments

Hard-to-find TV shows, ads and docs were being shown as part of the Reel Memories project .

Hillary Clinton and James Comey are coming to Dublin on Friday week (separately)
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Hillary Clinton and James Comey are coming to Dublin on Friday week (separately)

Jun 13th 2018, 3:51 PM 13,915 Views 43 Comments

Don’t expect them to be meeting up for a pint or anything though.

Restored newsreel footage shows Ireland's fight for Independence
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Restored newsreel footage shows Ireland's fight for Independence

May 3rd 2018, 5:57 PM 26,993 Views 30 Comments

The footage was restored from the original nitrate film and will be available on the IFI Player.

A rake of old Irish TV ads have been restored online and it's just pure nostalgia
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A rake of old Irish TV ads have been restored online and it's just pure nostalgia

Apr 26th 2017, 6:47 PM 20,079 Views 5 Comments

The amount of jingles.

Irish Water fined after polluting river in Cavan
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Irish Water fined after polluting river in Cavan

May 4th 2016, 5:40 PM 19,655 Views 39 Comments

The judge said the delay in rectifying the issue, and the serious level of pollution, merited a conviction.

6 things I learned when I got to hold an Oscar today
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6 things I learned when I got to hold an Oscar today

Feb 26th 2016, 6:33 PM 5,914 Views 1 Comment

How’d ya like that, Leo.

Archived film footage is being screened across the country in the communities that made it
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Archived film footage is being screened across the country in the communities that made it

Nov 9th 2014, 7:15 PM 12,750 Views 4 Comments

A screening will be held in Kerry and Leitrim this month, could your area be next?

Shhh! Let's go to the cinema just like it's 1914
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Shhh! Let's go to the cinema just like it's 1914

Jul 24th 2014, 9:30 AM 6,308 Views 7 Comments

Charlie Chaplin, looping-the-loop, and suffragettes in action get a rare outing on Dublin screen.

Want to be a film critic? Here’s your chance
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Want to be a film critic? Here’s your chance

Dec 9th 2013, 3:45 PM 11,141 Views 6 Comments

The Irish Film Institute has set up an award scheme for potential movie critics in tribute to late programmer Pete Walsh.

Column: Sean-nós singing resonates with something deep within people
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Column: Sean-nós singing resonates with something deep within people

Sep 22nd 2013, 12:00 PM 706 Views 16 Comments

Having had the privilege of teaching sean-nós singing in the Múscraí Gaeltacht of County Cork, I really wanted to share the wonder of this intimate shared experience through film, writes Máire Ní Cheallachair.

Column: How did this young woman scandalise her entire village? By writing poetry.
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Column: How did this young woman scandalise her entire village? By writing poetry.

Sep 21st 2013, 12:00 PM 536 Views 12 Comments

As a young woman, Salma was forced into a life of virtual isolation – in first her father’s and then her husband’s home. But when her raw and eloquent poetry finally found an audience, the reaction was explosive, writes filmmaker Kim Longinotto.

Are European leaders turning blind eye to Azerbaijan's human rights record?
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Are European leaders turning blind eye to Azerbaijan's human rights record?

Aug 24th 2013, 5:30 PM 5,079 Views 5 Comments

Irish-produced film asks question as Eurovision 2012 hosts put under the lens for corruption and alleged human rights abuses.

Story of late-term abortion doctors in USA set for Irish film festival
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Story of late-term abortion doctors in USA set for Irish film festival

Aug 15th 2013, 4:24 PM 9,929 Views 113 Comments

Stranger Than Fiction festival in Dublin will see Irish premiere of controversial documentary, with one of the doctors to attend the screening.

Rare screening of Vietnam war documentary in Dublin
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Rare screening of Vietnam war documentary in Dublin

Jan 31st 2013, 7:05 AM 4,753 Views 19 Comments

Winter Soldier will have three screenings at the IFI this weekend.

Irish Film Institute highlights Roman Polanski films
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Irish Film Institute highlights Roman Polanski films

Jan 4th 2013, 7:30 PM 5,771 Views 31 Comments

Controversial director under the spotlight in January schedule of films as two of his major movies are re-released.

Every Hitchcock film ever to play in Irish Film Institute
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Every Hitchcock film ever to play in Irish Film Institute

Dec 4th 2012, 8:30 PM 4,363 Views 10 Comments

Well, every one of his 52 surviving films. Which is rather a lot.

Festival shines light on homelessness in Ireland
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Festival shines light on homelessness in Ireland

Apr 17th 2012, 6:45 AM 2,459 Views 10 Comments

The classic Irish dark comedy Adam & Paul will be shown at the IFI on Saturday as part of an international festival raising awareness about homelessness.

Irish Film Institute gets new Director
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Irish Film Institute gets new Director

Apr 2nd 2012, 6:18 PM 2,490 Views 7 Comments

Ross Keane moves into the hot seat as current IFI head goes to IMMA.

Watch: Saoirse Ronan with JFK and Michael Collins in IFI funding appeal
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Watch: Saoirse Ronan with JFK and Michael Collins in IFI funding appeal

Nov 4th 2011, 11:06 AM 1,548 Views 7 Comments

The Irish actress has joined an appeal for funding to preserve the film institute’s historic archive.