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Over six episodes, this series will give fascinating new perspectives on sacred sites in different times and settings throughout history. Each episode entices viewers with a powerful hook, a fundamental new take on the sites in question and the people or group that constructed them. Was the fabulous rock-cut city of Petra once ruled by a ‘lost matriarchy’? Were prophecies at ancient Greek oracles triggered by tectonic turmoil and electromagnetic fields? Did the Knights Templar belong to an obscure cult that worshipped John the Baptist? Through expert analysis, scientific breakthroughs and fresh archaeological discoveries 'Sacred Sites' answers these long asked ...

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    Seven Women

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    Wrecking The Rising (Éirí Amach Amú) trailer video

    Wrecking The Rising (Éirí Amach Amú)

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    Sacred Sites

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    Bás nó Saoirse

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    Waterloo: Na Laochra Gael

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    A Terrible Beauty/Áille an Uafáis

Tile Films are an established HD factual documentary production company, specialising in innovative, Irish and international documentaries and series about people, history, nature, science, religion, art, culture and travel. The company was founded in 1989 by Stephen Rooke, one of Ireland's leading documentary filmmakers. The focus is on programmes which entertain and educate and have universal appeal.» read more about us

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  • MIPCOM 2016

    Friday 21st Oct 2016
    Tile Films had a very productive, engaging and successful week attending MIPCOM in Cannes, France.  See featured: Julie Sinnanon, CEO of Enterprise Ireland; ... » read

  • This Autumn...Paramedics Series 2

    Thursday 22nd Sep 2016
    "Paramedics" is a dramatic and emotive documentary series giving viewers a keen insight into the hectic routine of Ireland’s frontline emergency medical services. We ... » read

  • An Long Chaillte repeated

    Thursday 8th Sep 2016
    Don't miss your chance to catch An Long Chaillte which is to be repeated on TG4 on 20/9/16 @ 21:30PM and again on 25/9/16 ... » read

  • Déithe na Spéire to be repeated on TG4 2nd August

    Friday 15th Jul 2016
    If you didn't catch it first time around, our documentary Déithe na Spéire which explores the religious and mythological significance of Ireland’s most hallowed sites will ... » read

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  • "Wrecking the Rising" received a great review in The Herald today. See below for a snippet: "Despite the fantastical concept, Wrecking The Rising stays just the right side of all-out irreverence. Any budgetary constraints are overcome by Phelan's irresistibly clever and funny script (there's a great recurring gag about Joe Duffy). The three stars are marvellous too, creating characters that are immediately warm, likeable and believable. Once again TG4 has trumped the big guys and worked miracles on the paltry €6.71 it receives from every licence fee."

    » Wrecking The Rising (Éirí Amach Amú) - Monday 25th Apr 2016

  • Tile Films "Paramedics" was given a great review by Liam Fay of the Sunday Times. See below for a snippet of wrote: "Tile Films has drawn together an impressively diverse wealth of stories that speak volumes about contemporary Irish society. Encompassing everything from sports-related injuries to heroin overdoses, a day in the life of an ambulance staffer proovides an eloquent running commentary about the way we live now. Like the paramedics, the series is calm, purposeful and sharp-eyed. There's no shape-throwing or sensationalism, no attempt to use patients as tear-jerking props. " Don't miss the next episode of "Paramedics" this Thursday at 9pm on TV3

    » Paramedics - Sunday 10th May 2015

  • "TG4's Déithe na Spéire (The Gods of the Sky), made by award winning Tile Films, features new findings that suggest a shower of meteorites helped Christian monks to convert the pagan masses in ancient times. Experts, such as Celtic scholar Patrick McCafferty, explain how ancient Irish people changed from worshipping gods in the earth to gods in the sky - and eventually this helped bishops like St Patrick convert them to the new Christian Church. " See Déithe na Spéire on TG4 on Wednesday February 4th at 9.30pm

    » Sacred Sites: Ireland - Monday 2nd Feb 2015

  • "A Terrible Beauty," its title taken from a famous poem by W.B. Yeats and premiering at 8 p.m. Friday 26th September and 3 p.m. Sunday the 28th September at the Siskel Film Center, is a docudrama of extraordinary power. It is about bullets flying and bodies falling, but it will capture you on a deeply personal level.

    » A Terrible Beauty/Áille an Uafáis - Monday 13th Oct 2014 - see article link

  • A Terrible Beauty 1916-2016 is an ongoing project which has grown out of the TG4 docudrama A Terrible Beauty/Áille an Uafáis which dealt with events during the 1916 Easter Rising from a fresh and unbiased perspective. It is a "Living History" project that will consist of a digital portal for the stories of the participants and living relative of those involved in the Rising in Dublin, including those who led the fight for Irish freedom, those who opposed it, and those - both the famous and unknown - who were caught up in its wake. It will chronicle and preserve vital individual stories as a resource for all.

    » A Terrible Beauty/Áille an Uafáis - Tuesday 10th Jun 2014 - see article link

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