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  • Waterways - The Royal Canal Aired On Sunday 2nd October On Rte1

    Oct. 1, 2011 · (5 years, 9 months) ago · by Timmy O'Mahony · 2435 views


    The first of six episodes of our new production: "Waterways - The Royal Canal" was aired on Sunday the 2nd October 2011 on RTE 1. In episode one, Dick Warner meets the crew of ‘Rambler’ – the 70ft barge he will travel the Royal Canal on.  He and the crew travel through the Liffey Sea Lock up through Sheriff Street and on the banks of the Royal Canal at Mountjoy Prison, Dick meets Ulick O’Connor. Ulick vividly recounts Brendan Behan’s notorious antics and humorous escapades. In Glasnevin cemetery Dick pays his respects to one of Ireland’s greatest heroes Michael Collins and his darling fiancée Kitty Kiernan. His friend Ken Whelan takes him fly fishing in Finglas and after a long days’ travelling, he and the Rambler ...

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  • Tile Get Bai Funding In Round 11 Tv

    Sept. 11, 2011 · (5 years, 9 months) ago · by Dave Farrell · 2173 views


    On the 5th of September 2011 the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) announced funding awards under Round 11 TV. Tile Films Ltd were granted funding, subject to contract for two projects.

    Breith agus Bás a 52 minute documentary for TG4 which tells the story of the Cannon family who have run Lettermacaward Post Office in Donegal for 100 years. Set against a background of revolution and tragedy the Cannon family’s story mirrors the growth of the new nation in a very personal way.

    The Graves of the Disappeared is a two part series for TV3 focusing on the period 1919-23 will reveal the true extent of the horror that took place during these years when hundreds of bodies were unceremoniously dumped in unmarked graves.

    Both projects will go into pre production later in the year with shooting to start in spring of 2012.
     

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  • Waterways - The Royal Canal

    Sept. 5, 2011 · (5 years, 9 months) ago · by Dave Farrell · 2550 views


    Celebrated  veteran broadcaster, writer and naturalist Dick Warner has completed his travels on the canal boat The Rambler to journey the length of the  Royal Canal. 

     “Waterways – The Royal Canal” is a series of 6 x 25 minute HD television documentaries, a  sequel to the 24 “Waterways” programmes made in the 1990s. It celebrates the final re-opening of the entire Royal Canal to navigation this year after more than half a century of dereliction. It  has been shot on High Definition and will be a spectacular, cinematic experience, telling the enthralling and richly visual story of Dick Warner’s journey down the Royal Canal. 

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  • Welcome To The Tile Films Website!

    Aug. 5, 2011 · (5 years, 10 months) ago · by Stephen Rooke · 2074 views


    2011 has been a busy year for Tile Films with three major projects in production and the creation of a new look website. Our new website makes it easier for you to find information about all of our great productions: past, present and future. 

    If you are visiting us for the first time, have a look at our about page to get more information about Tile Films and the people involved. We have a comprehensive listing of our documentaries and films in our "Production" section, along with videos, galleries and further information so have a browse.  

    We have also set up a Vimeo page, Facebook page, Twitter page and Youtube page, so if you use these services, feel free to add us!  

    If you have something you would like to contact us on, please do not hesitate. This includes suggestions, ...

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  • Fighting Irish Of The Civil War/Fág An Bealach

    May 18, 2011 · (6 years, 1 month) ago · by Stephen Rooke · 3493 views


     Directed by Keith Farrell and produced by Stephen Rooke, “Fág an Bealach” reveals the untold story of one of the greatest military units of the American Civil War: The Irish Brigade. Be sure to tune in. 

    To learn more, visit the Fág An Bealach production page

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