DOINEANN makes cinematic history

An Irish language film shot and produced in Northern Ireland has hit the big screens in what’s been hailed as a cinematic first. DOINEANN – which means ‘stormy weather’ – was filmed on Strangford Lough and is inspired by Rathlin Island. The gripping thriller is set on a remote island where a mother and her baby mysteriously disappear.

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Brennan in DOINEANN

Acclaimed Belfast actress Bríd Brennan has spoken about what it means to her to appear in the first Irish language film to be developed and filmed in Northern Ireland. DOINEANN, which is the Irish for ‘stormy weather’, is the feature debut from Damian McCann with the screenplay penned by Aislinn Clarke. The film also stars LOVE/HATE actor Peter Coonan, Clare Monnelly (MOONE BOY) and Sean T. O’Meallaigh (VIKINGS).

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