An Irish Goodbye

Shorts A : Family First

As the saying goes “you can pick your friends, but not your family” but that doesn’t stop a few of these young people from making decisions not everyone may like.

Films in this Program

CHICKEN OUT | Richard Keane

A cash-strapped dad gets a job as the mascot of a chicken takeaway to make ends meet for his young family. They need to fly the nest of his overbearing mother, but can the plucky dad make it dressed as a giant chicken?

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Mama Old Chair

MAM’S OLD CHAIR | Sheena Walsh

A story about community, memories and the joy that can be garnered from a simple object. The chance find of an old chair highlights how locally sourced items can be recycled and reused for generations.

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THE WAKE | Annika Cassidy

Three young brothers attempt to navigate their grandmother’s wake when a bitter rivalry breaks out over who will get to say the prayers of the faithful at the funeral mass.

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SHINE | Declan Curran

A young man struggles to express his dreams and ambitions to his traditional family and friends.

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Double Yellow

DOUBLE YELLOW | Ruairí Heading

A nervous getaway driver waits while his impulsive brother holds up a bank.

AN IRISH GOODBYE | Tom Berkeley, Ross White

A black comedy following the reunion of estranged brothers Turlough and Lorcan after the untimely death of their mother and Lorcan’s desire to complete her unfulfilled bucket list of wishes….all one-hundred of them.

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