Local Heroes: Drogheda

2011 – Animo Television – Dir: Daragh Byrne

I edited a short piece about Drogheda and how it has been so poorly effected by the harsh economic times we live in. The film was put together as part of the “Local Heroes” series on RTE. In the first episode of the show, the organisers of the project gathered the townsfolk together for a meeting chaired by Pat Kenny to discuss what could be done to boost Drogheda and as part of that meeting they showed the film I cut which you can watch below

The film got a cracking reception on the night and the people of Drogheda found the whole thing quite moving, as, it has to be said, did I when I watched it within the context of the final tv show. Its rare that you get the chance to see how the work you’ve done effects people, especially those people who were in the film itself. The series was directed by Parked directer Daragh Byrne and produced by Jean Devlin from Animo Television and the full episode that this featured in was edited by Stephen Murphy

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s