Bannerboy Films

Short Film Profile

Only a Few Minutes Away – short film

We completed post-production on this short thriller in early 2018. It was screened in the Eye Cinema, Galway in May as part of a collage of shorts.


All That Jazz (2016)

A 2017 edit of Lake Geneva footage with the Jazz sound-track, Rigby provided by musician, Mike Nielsen


Promotional Trailers / Revealers for Galway Film Fleadh (GFF)

In 2017 Bannerboy collaborated with the GFF to cut promotional Trailers / Revealers for a number of full-length films being shown at the Fleadh.




‘Should the Sun go down on Galway Che?’ (2013)

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This story concerns Che Guevara’s connection to the West of Ireland and the 2012 proposal by Galway City Council to erect a statue in his honour on the Salthill promenade. This Short screened at a number of Film Festivals around Ireland. The film is now available online and a  link to it can be found HERE .


Tina McLoughlin – Music Maker (2014)

Short film about German Irish musician, Tina McLaughlin now resident in North Dublin


‘Woodford Treshing Day’ (2010)


The short documentary was filmed on the Lyon’s farm in Woodford , Galway in September 2010
and captures the traditional customs of Treshing and Butter-making.


‘Deirdre’s Passions’ – Way out West  (2009)

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The story of  late Galway author Deirdre Manifold, one-time girlfriend of Irish writer Patrick Kavanagh. It screened at the 2009 Galway Film Fleadh , Kerry Film Festival and shortlisted for Best Documentary at the 2010 Fastnet Film Festival.

 Deirdre's Passions short Film Galway 2009

The Deirdre’s Passions documentary looks at the 5-year relationship between the titular old woman and Irish writer, Patrick Kavanagh.



‘One Galway – Two Wheels’ (2008)

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‘One Galway – Two Wheels’ is a short documentary project assisted by GFC in 2008. It scripted and directed by Ger Considine and focused on Cycling issues in Galway. Sponsored by the Galway Cycling Campaign, it screened at the Belfast NvTV Community TV and Adventure Festivals.



Patrick Kavanagh Literary Events (Ongoing)

These promotional videos were filmed at the various Kavanagh Literary events in Galway.


Crumlin hospital cheque handover

The story of one man’s endeavour to participate in the Navan-Galway Charity Cycle. A cheque for Eur35,000 was presented by the group to Mr Eamonn Coughlan TD for  Crumlin Children’s Hospital

The Burning Buts – Charity Cycle


Other Bannerboy Films include:
Tom Frawley, Lahinch
Eddie Leneghan – It’s the way he tells them
Our Lady’s Well, West Clare
Music Maker – Tina McLoughlin

Tommy Browne, Traditional Musician
The Game….

A selection of Bannerboy’s Short films  can be found online at the Directors YouTube Channel


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