OUR SHORT FILMS
BEACH DÚCHASACH ÉIREANNACH
Log hives are one way to help in the conservation of an beach dúchasach Éireannach or the native Irish bee .
Short film with West Clare native Michael O'Donoghue who has gone down this path .
When the last mac tíre or wolf was killed in Ireland is unclear .
The forests they roamed are gone too but a few trees from that time remain .
Final of three short films with forager Andrew Malcolm .
FRAN AN GIORRIA
Second of three short films with forager Andrew Malcolm, the story of a rescued hare or giorria as gaeilige .
DELICATE BALANCE OF LIFE ON THE EDGE OF EUROPE
Charter skipper and farmer Luke Aston talks of life in a small community out on the Atlantic seaboard and the forces challenging its existence . Part of our 'Margins' series of films
WHAT MIGHT BE | BEARA TEMPERATE RAINFOREST
Regeneration of the land is now widely discussed as the conversation around climate change intensifies . Eoghan Daltun of the Beara Rainforest on his woodland.
DAWN CHORUS ON THE WESTERN SEABOARD OF EUROPE
Trea and Kevin Heapes planted a woodland 12 years ago . Now it comes alive .
A STORYTELLER FROM ALASKA ON THE WONDERS AND CHALLENGES OF ANTARCTICA
Glacier Bay ranger Ingrid Nixon is a gifted communicator and storyteller . Here she sheds light on life in Antarctica . Part of our Margins series of films .
A FARMER WHO FINDS WONDER AS A MARINER ON THE HIGH SEAS
Kildare farmer Paul O'Neill recently crewed aboard RV Celtic Mist on an historic voyage from Ireland to Iceland . Part of our Margins series of films .
ART HISTORIAN TURNED INTERNATIONAL CRUISE DIRECTOR
Seattle native Kelsey Simmons studied art history but now directs cruise expeditions around the globe . Part of our Margins series of films .
I filmed with composer and musician Nico Brown as he brought his boat from Adrigole to it's wintering berth in Castletownbere . I asked him for words for the passage which he wrote and recorded shortly afterwards .
DOLPHINS DYING ON THE WILD ATLANTIC WAY
Something is killing Common Dolphins at an alarming rate in Irish waters. Scientists are in a race to find out what it is.
IRELAND'S UPLANDS REIMAGINED
An isolated wood on the edge of Wicklow National Park could be a template for uplands around Ireland believes Irish Wildlife Trust's Pádraic Fogarty.
"Losing my grandmother to Alzheimer's disease was a life-changing experience for me. I have dedicated the last twelve years of my life to researching different care models that focus primarily on social engagement." Eimear Farrell, curator ARTzheimers 2017 www.artzheimers.com
WILD ATLANTIC WILDLIFE
Zoologist and Ocean Yachtmaster Niall MacAllister's unique marine adventure tours aboard 'Jessy' of Adrigole on the west coast of Ireland
CYCLE FOR LARCC
On a bright Saturday morning in October, over 200 cyclists roll through the gates of Longford Rugby Club. A story about community and love and kindness.
DUBLIN BAY ACOUSTIC SURVEY
The IWDG began an historic acoustic monitoring survey in UNESCO designated Dublin Bay Biosphere as 2016 came to a close. It is part of the Alexandra Basin Redevelopment Project marine mammal mitigation plan.
TALES FROM A MARINE SANCTUARY
The Irish Whale and Dolphin Group (IWDG) embarked on an awareness project in 2016 to celebrate 25 years of the Irish Whale & Dolphin Sanctuary. The 'IWDG Whale & Dolphin Sanctuary Cruise' started in Fenit, Co Kerry and took their flagship boat Celtic Mist clockwise around the coastline of Ireland. I scrambled aboard in Greencastle, Co Donegal (go visit) and spent a day with volounteers surveying for purpoise who live in the area.
KILLER WHALES, DOLPHINS AND OTHER WILDLIFE ON THE CONTINENTAL SHELF
This short film shows some of the wildlife marine scientists aboard the Celtic Explorer see during a week long voyage on the Continental Shelf off the West Coast of Ireland.
SINCE YOU WENT AWAY