Meet The Neighbours

2011 – Loosehorse / Scratch Films – RTE

I edited two episode from series two of ‘Meet The Neighbours’. The first series of Meet the Neighbours focussed on the town of Balbriggan, Co. Dublin. This second series returns to create a snapshot of four multicultural communities. Carrick-on-Shannon, Dundalk, Tallaght and Shandon Street in Cork city.

In Dundalk, where many cross the border for shopping, Nash has just opened a bridal shop. Irish Islamic convert Mohammad Lennon is campaigning for a designated burial ground for Muslims in the Dundalk area. At 53, he’s just become a father for the second time.
This episode was directed by Sinead Murphy and it was edited by me and Stephen Murphy

In Cork, American Pat is coaching the Neptune senior basketball team. Despite a lackluster start, Neptune find the stride and the Corkonians travel to Dublin’s National Basketball Arena for the final. Shandon Street mosque is overflowing. Every Friday followers spill out on the street to pray. The imam, Ehab is looking for a new premises. Danielle has recently lost her job and is studying. She finds it hard to meet people and does not know if her future will be in Ireland.
This episode was directed by Sarah Barrow

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