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Meeting on the Stairs: an independent Irish drama

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By Mary Furlong in New Film on Wednesday 8 February 2012

Meeting on the Stairs is an independent Irish drama by first time writer/director Lorna Fitzsimons. Lovingly made on a tiny budget with a young cast and crew, it tells a sometimes stark story beautifully. It debuted nationally at Clones Film Festival, internationally at Washington’s Capital Irish Film Festival, and is showing at The Underground Cinema, […]

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Alternative Miss Ireland

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By Mary Furlong in New Events on Wednesday 8 February 2012

I’ve been the resident portrait photographer at the Alternative Miss Ireland for sixteen years. It is without doubt the wildest night to be had in Ireland and raises an incredible amount of money for Irish HIV/AIDS organisations. The 18th and final pageant will be held on March 18 in the Olympia Theatre, Dublin.

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The Cultists Guide to Lovecraft on Film

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By Mary Furlong in Cool Websites on Tuesday 7 February 2012

H.P. Lovecraft and Scooby-Doo!! I’ve watched more episodes of Scooby-Doo than I like to admit and haven’t read a single word of Lovecraft’s, but that’s all about to change now that I’ve discovered this treasure trove of Lovecraftian arcana.

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No One Knows About Persian Cats

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By Mary Furlong in New Film on Tuesday 7 February 2012

No One Knows About Persian Cats is a film I really want to see. I was pretty indignant when I first heard what the film was about and then I remembered my Mum telling me that in the 1970s, Barry White was banned on the radio here in Ireland. Barry White!

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