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# ifi - Thursday 26 March, 2020

From coffee ads to Michael Collins - delve into the IFI archive while in isolation
# Irish Film
# Irish Film

From coffee ads to Michael Collins - delve into the IFI archive while in isolation

Mar 26th 2020, 6:45 AM 18,062 Views 15 Comments

Give up yer aul Netflix and Disney+.

# ifi - Thursday 27 February, 2020

'I never felt such support in my life': The football club that has become a lifeline for homeless people
# Street Leagues
# Street Leagues

'I never felt such support in my life': The football club that has become a lifeline for homeless people

Updated Feb 27th 2020, 8:45 AM 13,690 Views 2 Comments

Homeless people from all walks of life attend regular training sessions in what has become a vital resource for players.

# ifi - Tuesday 16 April, 2019

'900 hours of footage that tells the story of Ireland': Video from the last 30 years archived at IFI
# Loopline
# Loopline

'900 hours of footage that tells the story of Ireland': Video from the last 30 years archived at IFI

Apr 16th 2019, 8:30 PM 9,152 Views 10 Comments

The collection, provided by Loopline Film, features rare early footage of U2 as well as documentary features and programmes.

# ifi - Sunday 24 June, 2018

'It brings back all sorts of memories ... I'm crying now': New project brings archive Irish clips to nursing homes
# Irish Cinema
# Irish Cinema

'It brings back all sorts of memories ... I'm crying now': New project brings archive Irish clips to nursing homes

Jun 24th 2018, 9:00 PM 10,484 Views 2 Comments

Hard-to-find TV shows, ads and docs were being shown as part of the Reel Memories project .

# ifi - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

Hillary Clinton and James Comey are coming to Dublin on Friday week (separately)
# Awkward
# Awkward

Hillary Clinton and James Comey are coming to Dublin on Friday week (separately)

Jun 13th 2018, 3:51 PM 13,918 Views 43 Comments

Don’t expect them to be meeting up for a pint or anything though.

# ifi - Thursday 3 May, 2018

Restored newsreel footage shows Ireland's fight for Independence
# IFI
# IFI

Restored newsreel footage shows Ireland's fight for Independence

May 3rd 2018, 5:57 PM 27,000 Views 30 Comments

The footage was restored from the original nitrate film and will be available on the IFI Player.

# ifi - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

A rake of old Irish TV ads have been restored online and it's just pure nostalgia
# Very Old School
From The Daily Edge
# Very Old School

A rake of old Irish TV ads have been restored online and it's just pure nostalgia

Apr 26th 2017, 6:47 PM 20,213 Views 5 Comments

The amount of jingles.

# ifi - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

Irish Water fined after polluting river in Cavan
# Ballinagh
# Ballinagh

Irish Water fined after polluting river in Cavan

May 4th 2016, 5:40 PM 19,676 Views 39 Comments

The judge said the delay in rectifying the issue, and the serious level of pollution, merited a conviction.

# ifi - Friday 26 February, 2016

6 things I learned when I got to hold an Oscar today
# IFI
From The Daily Edge
# IFI

6 things I learned when I got to hold an Oscar today

Feb 26th 2016, 6:33 PM 5,920 Views 1 Comment

How’d ya like that, Leo.

# ifi - Sunday 9 November, 2014

Archived film footage is being screened across the country in the communities that made it
# Keeping It Local
# Keeping It Local

Archived film footage is being screened across the country in the communities that made it

Nov 9th 2014, 7:15 PM 12,751 Views 4 Comments

A screening will be held in Kerry and Leitrim this month, could your area be next?

# ifi - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Shhh! Let's go to the cinema just like it's 1914
# Wartime Watching
# Wartime Watching

Shhh! Let's go to the cinema just like it's 1914

Jul 24th 2014, 9:30 AM 6,314 Views 7 Comments

Charlie Chaplin, looping-the-loop, and suffragettes in action get a rare outing on Dublin screen.

# ifi - Monday 9 December, 2013

Want to be a film critic? Here’s your chance
# Everyone's A Critic
# Everyone's A Critic

Want to be a film critic? Here’s your chance

Dec 9th 2013, 3:45 PM 11,144 Views 6 Comments

The Irish Film Institute has set up an award scheme for potential movie critics in tribute to late programmer Pete Walsh.

# ifi - Sunday 22 September, 2013

Column: Sean-nós singing resonates with something deep within people
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Sean-nós singing resonates with something deep within people

Sep 22nd 2013, 12:00 PM 731 Views 16 Comments

Having had the privilege of teaching sean-nós singing in the Múscraí Gaeltacht of County Cork, I really wanted to share the wonder of this intimate shared experience through film, writes Máire Ní Cheallachair.

# ifi - Saturday 21 September, 2013

Column: How did this young woman scandalise her entire village? By writing poetry.
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: How did this young woman scandalise her entire village? By writing poetry.

Sep 21st 2013, 12:00 PM 551 Views 12 Comments

As a young woman, Salma was forced into a life of virtual isolation – in first her father’s and then her husband’s home. But when her raw and eloquent poetry finally found an audience, the reaction was explosive, writes filmmaker Kim Longinotto.

# ifi - Saturday 24 August, 2013

Are European leaders turning blind eye to Azerbaijan's human rights record?
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Are European leaders turning blind eye to Azerbaijan's human rights record?

Aug 24th 2013, 5:30 PM 5,083 Views 5 Comments

Irish-produced film asks question as Eurovision 2012 hosts put under the lens for corruption and alleged human rights abuses.

# ifi - Thursday 15 August, 2013

Story of late-term abortion doctors in USA set for Irish film festival
# Controversy
# Controversy

Story of late-term abortion doctors in USA set for Irish film festival

Aug 15th 2013, 4:24 PM 9,934 Views 113 Comments

Stranger Than Fiction festival in Dublin will see Irish premiere of controversial documentary, with one of the doctors to attend the screening.

# ifi - Thursday 31 January, 2013

Rare screening of Vietnam war documentary in Dublin
# Winter Soldier
# Winter Soldier

Rare screening of Vietnam war documentary in Dublin

Jan 31st 2013, 7:05 AM 4,760 Views 19 Comments

Winter Soldier will have three screenings at the IFI this weekend.

# ifi - Friday 4 January, 2013

Irish Film Institute highlights Roman Polanski films
# Film
# Film

Irish Film Institute highlights Roman Polanski films

Jan 4th 2013, 7:30 PM 5,778 Views 31 Comments

Controversial director under the spotlight in January schedule of films as two of his major movies are re-released.

# ifi - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

Every Hitchcock film ever to play in Irish Film Institute
# Call Me Al
# Call Me Al

Every Hitchcock film ever to play in Irish Film Institute

Dec 4th 2012, 8:30 PM 4,363 Views 10 Comments

Well, every one of his 52 surviving films. Which is rather a lot.

# ifi - Tuesday 17 April, 2012

Festival shines light on homelessness in Ireland
# Homeless Festival
From The Daily Edge
# Homeless Festival

Festival shines light on homelessness in Ireland

Apr 17th 2012, 6:45 AM 2,460 Views 10 Comments

The classic Irish dark comedy Adam & Paul will be shown at the IFI on Saturday as part of an international festival raising awareness about homelessness.

# ifi - Monday 2 April, 2012

Irish Film Institute gets new Director
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Irish Film Institute gets new Director

Apr 2nd 2012, 6:18 PM 2,497 Views 7 Comments

Ross Keane moves into the hot seat as current IFI head goes to IMMA.

# ifi - Friday 4 November, 2011

Watch: Saoirse Ronan with JFK and Michael Collins in IFI funding appeal
# Irish Film
From The Daily Edge
# Irish Film

Watch: Saoirse Ronan with JFK and Michael Collins in IFI funding appeal

Nov 4th 2011, 11:06 AM 1,552 Views 7 Comments

The Irish actress has joined an appeal for funding to preserve the film institute’s historic archive.