This year 2022, marks 40 years since the publication of Maeve Binchy’s debut novel “Light A Penny Candle”. Maeve Binchy was one of Ireland’s greatest female writers who wrote novels about love and romance in Ireland. Regarded as the ‘Queen Mum of Irish popular fiction’, she published 17 books and sold more than 40million copies in 37 languages. Among her most popular books were ‘Light a Penny Candle’ (1982), ‘Echoes’ (1985), ‘Circle of Friends’ (1990) and ‘Tara Road’ (1998). Two of her books ‘The Lilac Bus’ and ‘Echoes’, were made into TV films, while ‘Circle of Friends’, ‘Tara Road’ and ‘How About You’ were all made into feature films.
ICC Digital is delighted to present the Digital Premiere of a beautiful new short film “Story Of A Lockdown Garden”, directed by Dublin’s acclaimed film director Sé Merry Doyle.
“Ghosts of the Faithful Departed” – Photography on Film -By David Creedon.
Here is a chance to watch the ICC’s special tribute to Ireland’s great poet Derek Mahon, who died in October 2020, starring Poet Niall McDevitt and directed by Sé Merry Doyle.
James Joyce Reluctant Groom’ tells the extraordinary story of how after living together for almost three decades James Joyce married Nora Barnacle in London on 4 July 1931. Featuring Irish Poet Niall McDevitt. Directed by Sé Merry Doyle
A short film starring the great Irish actress Nora Connolly performing Molly Bloom’s rapturous soliloquy from James Joyce’s Ulysses, directed by Sé Merry Doyle.
A short film ‘The Battle of Blythe Road’. Poet Niall McDevitt tells the story of W.B. Yeats’s involvement with the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn in Hammersmith in 1900.
A literary reading by Timothy O’Grady, captured in a film, directed by Sé Merry Doyle, featuring stunning photographs by photographer Steve Pyke, with music by Irish fiddler James Patrick Gavin with bass-player Tim Fairhall.
Today ICC Digital kicks off your week with a real gem, the wonderful short film “Patsy – The Horseman”, Directed by Luke Taggart.