The events are coming thick and fast for Kerry Film Festival as just over week after a very successful Open Air Cinema screening of Sing Street at Tralee Town Park comes a wonderful event at the Ashe Museum on June 24th with a symposium on Thomas Ashe followed by a screening of docu-drama,’Fingal’s Finest’ - "the extraordinary, and little-known, story of the 5th Fingal Battalion, Dublin Brigade of Irish Volunteers and their actions during the 1916 Easter Rising."
Full details of the event as per Kerry Film Festival media channels are:
"On the anniversary of the death of Thomas Ashe, Kerry Film Festival in association with Kerry County Council, Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs and Kerry County Museum will host a symposium on Thomas Ashe followed by a screening of docu drama, ’Fingal’s Finest’.
This is a ticketed event with limited seating.
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Programme of events:
Opening Address: Helen O’Carroll (Curator, Kerry County Museum)
Speaker: Michele Moriarty Jones - Thomas Ashe: Kerry's Forgotten Hero
Speakers: Colin and David Farrell - Director and Producer - Fingal’s Finest
Closing Film: Fingal’s Finest Documentary/Drama/52 minutes
Film Screening: ‘Fingal's Finest’
'Fingal's Finest' is the extraordinary, and little-known, story of the 5th 'Fingal' Battalion, Dublin Brigade of Irish Volunteers and their actions during the 1916 Easter Rising. While the rebels in Dublin City fought from behind the barricades, the Fingal Volunteers, led by Thomas Ashe, took the fight to their enemy.
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