Beaulieu Sounds Beautiful, Beaulieu House, part of Drogheda Arts Festival.

Photo: Jenny Matthews

Film: A Look at Louth

DATE: TUESDAY 1 MAY
VENUE: DROICHEAD ARTS CENTRE
TIME: 2PM
TICKETS: €3/FREE FOR OVER 55’s

IFI Local Films for Local People: A Look at Louth

In association with Drogheda Arts Festival 2018

Calling all local history, nostalgists and archive film enthusiasts. From the earliest flickering images of Drogheda taken from a moving train by the frères Lumières in 1897; Dundalk cinema advertisements from the 1930s;  Bridge of the Ford, a documentary about Drogheda commissioned by the Medical Missionaries of Mary in 1948; a host of short films made by Gael Linn in the 1950s and ‘60s showing news stories all around the county – ICA HQ; pirate radio ships; beauty contests, dog shows, and mystery cinema fires; and a particularly exciting All Ireland Football Final from 1957.

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This programme of films from the IFI Irish Film Archive and features a host of stories made in and about Louth from 1897 to more recent times. 

IFI Irish Film Archive aims to bring customised county-specific Local Films for Local People programmes to audiences throughout the country. Since 2014 IFI have already visited Cork, Galway, Tipperary, Wexford, Waterford, Kerry, Cavan and Carlow.  

DATE: TUESDAY 1 MAY
VENUE: DROICHEAD ARTS CENTRE
TIME: 2PM