Friday 17th June
■18:30 | Da by Hugh Leonard
Starring Martin Sheen
A New York playwright is summoned to Ireland to bury his Da. While at his boyhood home, he encounters his father’s spirit and relives memories both pleasant and not.
■21:00 | The Butcher Boy by Pat McCabe
Director Neil Jordan, starring Stephen Rea
Young Francie has a lot to worry about, what with his alcoholic father and mentally unstable mother, and his unceasing battle against his arch-enemies, the Nugents. Not to mention Our Lady and the aliens…
Q&A with Stephen Rea
Saturday 18th June
■18:30 | Tara Road by Maeve Binchy
Starring Andie MacDowell and Stephen Rea
Two women- one American, one Irish swap houses and alter the course of their lives.
■21:00 | A Film With Me In It by Mark Doherty
Starring Dylan Moran
An actor down on his luck ends up with a large number of dead bodies on his hands. Together with his friend they hatch a hilarious plan of treating their predicament like a film scenario and try to rewrite the day.
Sunday 19th June
■18:30 | The Eclipse written and directed by Conor McPherson
Starring Aidan Quinn
In an Irish seaside town, a widower meets a visiting horror novelist and starts to see ghosts all around him.
Q&A Conor McPherson
■21:00 | Brothers directed by Jim Sheridan
Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Natalie Portman & Tobey Maguire
A young man comforts his older brother’s wife and children after he goes missing in Afghanistan.
Q&A Jim Sheridan in conversation with Dave Fanning