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  • Fighting Irish Of The Civil War/Fág An Bealach

    May 18, 2011 · (7 years, 9 months) ago · by Stephen Rooke · 4576 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 · (7 years, 1 month) ago · by Dave Farrell · 3841 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 · (7 years, 10 months) ago · by Stephen Rooke · 3413 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 Aired On Sunday 2nd October On Rte1

    Oct. 1, 2011 · (7 years, 4 months) ago · by Timmy O'Mahony · 3131 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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  • Waterways - The Royal Canal

    Sept. 5, 2011 · (7 years, 5 months) ago · by Dave Farrell · 3109 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 On History Channel Uk At 6pm And 10pm On Saturday The 14th Of April

    April 14, 2012 · (6 years, 10 months) ago · by Dave Farrell · 3042 views


    100 years after the sinking of the Titanic, Saving the Titanic is the untold story of the self sacrifice and dignity of the ship's engineers,stokers and firemen in the face of impending death.

    Seeking to answer the question of what happened in the engine and boiler rooms after the collision Saving the Titanic tells the story of the disaster from below deck, with the action taking place between the time the crew embark the Titanic at Southampton and the eventual sinking of the ship. Based upon eye-witness accounts, this is the remarkable story of nine central characters from the engineering crew as they work among the huge, coal-fired furnaces heating the boilers and massive dynamos whirring to satisfy the ship’s demand for electricity. These nine men – among them 18-year-old electrical engineer Albert Ervine from Belfast and Chief Engineer Joseph Bell – are the heroes of ...

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