The annual Fingal Film Festival opens their doors to the public for a new film festival format, tickets go on sale this week at Eventbrite.

Friday, 11th August will see the launch of the Festival’s sixth annual event and this year the team have changed venue to Swords Castle in Co Dublin.

Fingal Film Festival promise a great line up of comedy, live music and independent film.
Launching the festival on Friday, courtesy of High Flyers Distribution UK, will be the Irish premiere Feature Film Knights of the Damned, from the Producers of Games of Thrones & special effects by the team who created Harry Potter. Live music will feature throughout the whole weekend with Paddy Casey taking to the stage on Saturday night. Live comedy from Giz a Laugh & Rorys Stories.

Casting & Acting workshops will be held for adults and young people with guest speaker Eva Jane Gaffeney from Louise Kiely Casting. There will also be a Foley Design workshop from Jean Mc Grath and Coaimhe Doyle from Ardmore Sound & Screen Scene plus children’s animation workshops guest speaker Darren Murrey from Brown Bag Films.

These events will feature all over the weekend alongside the screening of independent films from all over the world. Sunday will focus on a Family Fun day with “ Morning Glorville “ yoga – rave – music for everyone, followed by indie screenings plus live music, drawing the festival to a close.
For more information on the full schedule, please visit

Tickets can be purchased from Eventbrite at



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