Date 01.03.2020
Time 07:00 PM
Venue Palás Cinema
Organiser Screen Ireland
Event Page Click here

Throughout 2020, Pálás Cinema and Screen Ireland will present an exciting series of screenings and in-depth conversations with some of the best in Irish film.

Since the inception of Bord Scannán na hÉireann (Irish Film Board), now Fís Éireann (Screen Ireland), this cultural body has been nurturing Irish talent at home and abroad, supporting artists of all kinds.

Pálás will kick off this unique series with a screening of Cumar (2019). Through the eyes of six local artists, Cumar explores the confluences which have shaped Galway and Connemara’s unique cultural fabric.

In this timely film, you will encounter the distinctive voices of comedian Tommy Tiernan, writer Mike McCormack, poet Rita Ann Higgins, singer Róisín Seoighe, street theatre director Noeline Kavanagh, visual artist Pádraic Reaney and musician Máirtín O’Connor.

The film will be followed by a Q&A with producer Paddy Hayes and author Mike McCormack


Supported by the Arts Council and TG4


Director Aodh Ó Coileáin

Producer Paddy Hayes

Cast Mike McCormack, Rita Ann Higgins, Róisín Seoighe, Noeline Kavanagh, Pádraic Reaney, Tommy Tiernan, Máirtín O’Connor


Cumar (2019).  Image courtesy of Screen Ireland