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  • Fighting Irish Of The Civil War/Fág An Bealach

    May 18, 2011 · (6 years) ago · by Stephen Rooke · 3434 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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  • Cé A Chónaigh I Mo Theachsa? / Who Lived In My House? – Season 2, Ep.3 Ballynahinch Castle Tg4 10pm Thurs 26th Jan 2012

    Jan. 18, 2012 · (5 years, 4 months) ago · by Dave Farrell · 3147 views


    The second series of  the very popular  a Chónaigh i Mo Theachsa? or Who Lived in My House with the Magan brothers,Ruan in the Directors seat and Manchán  the writer and presenter is back on our screens.

    Manchan and Ruán are a dynamic duo, who have travelled the world making a series of award winning documentaries titled “ManchánarSeachrán” for TG4. Following a 7 year break, Tile Films brought them back together again to produce the high-end, intriguing and highly entertaining series ‘Cé a Chónaigh i moTheachsa?

    Veteran traveller and broadcaster, ManchánMagan takes us on a fascinating journey into the history of our houses. With ...

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  • Have A Submission Idea For A Documentary Or Film?

    April 1, 2011 · (6 years, 1 month) ago · by Stephen Rooke · 2555 views


    We are always on the lookout for good documentary submissions here at Tile Films. If you have an idea for a documentary or film that you think we might be interested in, don't hesitate to get in contact with us. Have a look through our production list to see what we have produced in the past, and what's in the pipeline. 

    You can email us at info@tilefilms.ie or ring our Dublin offices on +353 1 61146

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  • Waterways - The Royal Canal

    Sept. 5, 2011 · (5 years, 8 months) ago · by Dave Farrell · 2522 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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  • Saving The Titanic Premiere - Cineworld Parnell St Dublin - 6.15pm Friday The 17th February 2012

    Feb. 4, 2012 · (5 years, 3 months) ago · by Dave Farrell · 2480 views


    WORLD PREMIERE:Maurice Sweeney and Executive Producer Stephen Rooke will attend the screening

    In the centenary year of the sinking of the RMS Titanic on 14 April 1912, the festival is delighted to present the world premiere of producer Stephen Rooke and director Maurice Sweeney’s recreation of this most iconic of sea disasters. Based on eye-witness accounts, Saving the Titanic tells the story of the disaster from below deck, exploring the question of what happened in the engine and boiler rooms after the collision. It follows nine men from the engineering crew – among them 18-year-old electrical engineer Albert Ervine from Belfast and Chief Engineer Joseph Bell (David Wilmot) – as they work among the huge, coal-fired furnaces and massive dynamos to satisfy the ship’s demand for power. Their personal stories of bravery are slowly revealed as the men ...

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

    Oct. 1, 2011 · (5 years, 7 months) ago · by Timmy O'Mahony · 2393 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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