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The Wind That Shakes the Barley dir. by

Default fox is the defaults - Image taken from page 40 of 'Travels in Africa during the years 1875-1878 (1879-1883-1882-1886) ... from The British Library

Opening with a hurling scene in Cork in the 1920’s this film lives entirely within the experience of the main character, Damien. A young doctor about to leave Ireland for a career in London he is pulled into the Irish War of Independence. And this film is about his fight. The film starts without any introductory text, there is no attempt made to make the viewer aware of the wider world, this is Damien’s story and only his story.

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I scream, you scream, we all scream for…

Default fox is the defaults - Image taken from page 40 of 'Travels in Africa during the years 1875-1878 (1879-1883-1882-1886) ... from The British Library

EDIT: It appears that news of Ben &Jerry’s new Black & Tan product has hit the radio. Yup, what did I hear about as I listened to the Ian Dempsey show this morning, but this new flavour. And supposedly Ben & Jerry’s have issued a statement saying they were unaware of the irish context, and do not wish to be

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