Gerard Hurley’s The Pier, which combines traditional storytelling techniques and experiences gained while travelling to weave a wonderfully heartfelt story goes on selected cinema release this month.

Produced with funding from Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board (IFB), The Pier has secured national distribution and will screen in Dublin, Cork, Kerry, Galway, Sligo and Laois in January and February.

The dates of screening are

Sunday January 29th IFI Dublin
Tuesday February 2nd Classic Listowel, Kerry
Friday February 3rd, 4th, 5th, Skibbereen Town Hall, Co Cork
Friday February 3rd – Feb 9th Eye Cinema, Galway
Saturday February 4th, 7th, 8th, 9th Park Cinema, Clonakilty, Co Cork
Sunday February 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th Cinemax Bantry, Co Cork
Sunday February 5th,6th,7th,8th Qand A on 5th Triskel Arts Centre, Cork
Monday February 6th, 7th Macroom Briary Gap, Cork
Tuesday February 7th Phoenix Cinema, Dingle, Kerry
Thursday February 9th Carrick On Shannon Multiplex,
Wednesday February 15th, 18th The Model Sligo

Cork-born Gerard Hurley emigrated to the U.S.A. in 1987 and has been involved in screen writing and film production for the past 20 years. He will participate in a post-screening Q&A in the IFI on Sunday, 29th January.

Read Film Ireland‘s interview with Gerard Hurley


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