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Saturday 23 January, 2021

Opinion: Film and Irish History – the fine lines between fact and fiction
# Irish On Film
# Irish On Film

Opinion: Film and Irish History – the fine lines between fact and fiction

Jan 23rd 2021, 8:30 AM 17,827 Views 37 Comments

Dr Seán Crosson of NUI Galway looks at the treatment of historical Irish figures on film and says history will often suffer at the hands of dramatic effect.

Monday 16 November, 2020

Opinion: Wild Mountain Thyme does what Hollywood has always done - sells 'Oirland' to Irish America
# Movies
# Movies

Opinion: Wild Mountain Thyme does what Hollywood has always done - sells 'Oirland' to Irish America

Nov 16th 2020, 8:00 PM 26,234 Views 22 Comments

Film lecturer Dr Seán Crosson says we have often been offended by the portrayal of Ireland on screen, but that Hollywood isn’t aiming such movies at us.