Seán Crosson braves the wild mountains of Connemara to review Seán Breathnach’s story of friendless and guileless recluse John Cunliffe who is suddenly propelled into manhood at the ripe old age of 28.
Sarah Cullen celebrates Clare Dunne and Malcolm Campbell’s drama about young mother Sandra who escapes her abusive husband and fights back against a broken housing system.
Michael Lee reviews Cathy Brady’s tale of two reunited sisters who discover secrets from their mother’s past.
Loretta Goff finds a lot to like in Conor O’Toole’s energetic comedy.
Irene Falvey takes refuge in the psychological thriller ‘Shadows’, which premiered at this year’s Galway Film Fleadh.
Liam Hanlon sinks his teeth into Chris Baugh’s comedy horror.
June Butler reviews Tomás Seoighe’s tale of a nation’s avenging angel.
Daniel Kiniry reviews Piotr Domalewski’s Irish-Polish, coming-of-age drama that explores the complications of family bonds and the cost of separation.
Gemma Creagh reviews this true story which tells the story of a terminally-ill father as he attempts to find a new home for his young son.
Seán Crosson reviews Michael McCormack’s IFTA-winning Breaking Out, an intimate journey into the heart and soul of musician Fergus O’Farrell.