Press

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Older Than Ireland makes the front page of the iconic magazine Ireland’s Own.

Ireland's Own

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The Irish Times

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May 29th 2014

“In putting The Irish Pub together, Fegan was afforded a truly profound insight into the character of his country and those he calls compatriots.”

Culture Northern Ireland

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April 4th 2014

RTE US Correspondent, Caitriona Perry’s feature on The Irish Pub US Tour

Morning Ireland

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May 22nd 2014

“An exquisite film that entertains while teaching us a thing or two about an institution that has long been an integral part of Irish society”

The Wild Geese

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February 26th 2014

“This film made me want to just hop on a plane to Ireland and visit one (or all) of these pubs.”

The Toronto Film Scene

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The Irish Pub Director Alex Fegan interviewed on Toronto’s CP 24 Channel.

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February 26th 2014

“It’s as relaxing and charming as sitting down in a snug with that elusive after-hours pint slipped to you on the sly by a kindly barkeep.”

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Director Alex Fegan and Toronto Irish Festival Director Michael Barry about to go Rogers TV, Toronto.

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February 28th 2014

Toronto

“A tribute and a wistful primer on a way of life”

National Post

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May 2014

“The Irish Pub wins Best Feature in Bergenfield Film Festival”

Irish Central

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March 3rd 2014

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Another recommended documentary is “The Irish Pub” (9 p.m. March 7). Director Alex Fegan comes to Chicago to share his beguiling chats with Irish pub owners.

Chicago Sun Times

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October 4th 2013

 ”A joy from start to finish, The Irish Pub takes a place amongst a list of the best documentaries I have ever seen.”

RTE

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October 4th 2013

“Absolutely Beautiful”

News Talk Radio Review of The Irish Pub

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March 4th 2014

“Alex Fegan’s The Irish Pub is yet another example of resonating, passionate Irish storytelling.”

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March 4th 2014

Boston’s Dot News calls The Irish Pub “Glorious”

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October 4th 2013

“Simon says: this movie made me really happy. That never happens.”

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October 4th 2013

 ”If you’ve ever wondered where the phrase “going for a jar” came from, or just what the original purpose of an enclosed snug was, ‘The Irish Pub’ has the answers, along with a whole lot of entertainment.”

Moviewaffler.com

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October 4th 2013

“This is a really smart, well-made movie that says a lot with relatively few words.”

Collegetimes.ie

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October 4th 2013

“This is a rather brilliant documentary, one with real heart.”

Bachelor.ie

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October 4th 2013

★★★★@The Evening Echo

“The Irish Pub is a timely reminder that this is a part of our culture that’s in trouble but worth preserving.”

Evening Echo Review

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October 4th 2013

★★★★@Movies.ie

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“There’s a world of joy and pain hidden in the dark corners here.”

Movies.ie

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October 4th 2013

★★★★ 1/2@Hayes at the Movies

“The Irish Pub is filled with nostalgia, laughter, sadness and love.”

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October 4th 2013

“The Irish Pub is an absolute gem of a movie that should be seen by everyone.”

Trad Connect

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October 31st 2013

“The Irish Pub will resonate with Hibernian viewers the world over.”

Padraic Coffey

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October 4th 2013

“The film presents the pub as it is: A vital weight dwarfed and eroded by time”

Le Cool

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October 6th 2013

“The Beauty of The Irish Pub is it’s simplicity”

Sunday Business Post

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October 6th 2013

“The physical spaces are visually exciting, with a wealth of detail. They are beautifully shot and lit.”

Sunday Times

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October 6th 2013

★★★★ Phantom

“Four stars and a whiskey chaser.”

Phantom 105.2 Radio Review of The Irish Pub

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October 9th 2013

What a joy of a movie!

Ovation Review

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October 12th 2013

“This film was beautifully shot with lots of great images of Irish Pubs & their design; I loved every minute of it.”

Love Irish Pubs

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September 18th 2013

“Heart-warming and touching, this will make you laugh while pulling at your heartstrings. “

The Daily Update

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October 3rd 2013

“Fegan certainly has an eye for cinema. The way he composes or blocks the shot is fantastic, almost painting a picture in some instances calling to mind the work of Edward Hopper. “

Spooool.ie

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October 4th 2013

“The Irish Pub is a joyful and melancholic love letter to publican houses all over Ireland.”

Jensinewall

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October 4th 2013

“Fegan filmed on his own and arrived at each pub without warning and the results are utterly natural, often imbued with warmth and frequently very funny.”

Gareth Naughton Blog

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October 4th 2013

“The Irish Pub truly does deliver, a beautiful film that celebrates Irish life at its very best.”

Irish News Review

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September 15th 2013

“The Irish Pub is as much a celebration of the Irish personality as it is our everlasting love for a few jars.”

Entertainment.ie

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October 12th 2013

“The humour is warm and plentiful, making the very act of viewing the film a more social experience than most. These are real people, their comments off the cuff and often hilarious.”

Click Online

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October 3rd 2013

RTE TV NEWS

Interview with Alex Fegan on The Irish Pub

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October 2nd 2013

Today FM

Ray D’arcy Interviews Lisa (The Harp, Ballitore), Ray (De Barra’s, Clonakilty) and Paul (Gartlan’s, Kingscourt) about The Irish Pub film.

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October 2nd 2013

RTE Radio 1 Interview with Alex Fegan on The Irish Pub

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October 2nd 2013

Interview with Alex Fegan on The Irish Pub

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October 2nd 2013

The Arena.

Art, Culture and Entertainment

Marty Morrissey interviews Alex Fegan

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September 27th 2013

Interview with Alex Fegan on The Irish Pub

IFTN

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February 18th 2014

Movies to watch before coming to Ireland

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“My Favorite Film of 2013″

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John Byrne of RTE rates The Irish Pub as the second best film of 2013 after Rush directed by Ron Howard

RTE Ten

John Byrne Rates The Irish Pub no. 2

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October 9th 2013

Tom Dunne interview with Alex Fegan on The Irish Pub

News Talk

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October 5th 2013

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Donald Clarke Feature on The Irish Pub

“This week, a charming new film called The Irish Pub sets out to celebrate one of Ireland’s greatest gifts to the universe.”

The Irish Times

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7th October 2013

Pavel Barter Full Page Feature on The Irish Pub

Celluloid pub crawl

“A homage to one of Ireland’s most fabled institutions”

Metro feature on The Irish Pub

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4th October 2013

Pouring his heart out

Hotpress Feature on The Irish Pub

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7th October 2013

Gareth Naughton Full Page Feature on The Irish Pub

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“[The Irish Pub] is, more often than not, very funny”

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7th October 2013

Aidan O’Connor Feature on The Irish Pub

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15th November 2013

Q&A with Alex Fegan

Newstalk

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20th November 2013

Shelley Marsden Feature on the Irish Pub

“A celebration of Ireland’s best loved institution and, more specifically, the characters that keep them going in a very difficult climate.”

The Irish World

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The Irish Pub on Aer Lingus Flights for the Months December 2013 and January 2014

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Winner Best Actor Michael Power Portsmouth International Film Festival

Winner Best Actor Michael Power North Wales International Film Festival

Nominated Best Drama Aesthetica Short Film Festival

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Review of Zephra

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“With a compelling landscape, thoroughly plotted, and convincingly acted and directed, ‘Zephra’ was an accomplished work in every respect.”

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“Michael Power Wins Best actor at North Wales International Film Festival”

Scannain

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THE COURT ASTRONOMER

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 Official Selection: Galway Film Fleadh

Official Selection: Belfast International Film Festival

Official Selection: Corona Fastnet Film Festival

Official Selection: Underground Film Festival

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July 2012

“A very engaging and clever story with a great conclusion”

Spunout Review: The Court Astronomer

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The Court Astronomer Duckets grove

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MAN MADE MEN

 

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RTE  Radio 1 News Feature on Man Made Men in Arizona

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October 2009
“MAN MADE MEN – A Triumph of Irish Independent Cinema”

Review by John Mulligan

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Man Made Men Director Alex Fegan with genome maestro Craig Venter, the first man  to transfect a cell with a synthetic genome and create life from life-less materials!

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 10th November 2011

Film Ireland Magazine – “Man Made Men’s multi-layered plot wowed the audience”

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21st June 2011
Carlow People – Ducketts Grove in New Light

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18th May 2011
Dublin People – “Local Filmmakers win major award at US Festival”

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11th May 2011
News Talk 106-108 – Interview on Man Made Men

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10th May 2011
Phantom 105.2FM – Interview with Alex Fegan

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4th May 2011

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Irish Independent – Feature Article on Man Made Men

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November 17th, 2011

Fast, Cheap Movie Thoughts

Interview with Alex Fegan

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15th April 2011
Irish Times – “Made Men, Made Movie”

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14th April 2011
Star Newspaper – On Jane Downes and Man Made Men

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13th April 2011
RTE: US Festival Honour for Irish Sci-fi Film

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13th April 2011
Irish Film and Television Network on Man Made Men’s win

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13th April 2011
Film Ireland on Man Made Men’s Award

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7th April 2011
Man Made Men: Review

“Man Made Men – The CITIZEN KANE of Conspiracy Films”

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April 2011

Man Made Men: Review
Tucson Filmmaker Magazine – “I totally recommend this film”

 

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March 2011
The Brainpan – Man Made Men: a “spectacular film from Ireland”

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November 2010
Irish Times – “Irish Films to be Shown in New Light”

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November 2010
‘Man Made Men Movie on Screen’

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September 2009
“Jane Downes, The Apprentice and MAN MADE MEN”

Article from The Sun

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July 2009
The Sun – “€4,000 Irish Flick Set for L.A”

Irish Sun

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July 2009
“Budget be damned, it’s one of my favorite scenes from any film I’ve seen this year”

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July 2009
“Glenamaddy Actor Stars in MAN MADE MEN”

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June 2006
The Sun – “Irish Crew Make Movie for €4,000”

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June 2009
News Talk Interview with Alex Fegan about MAN MADE MEN

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June 2009
MAN MADE MEN WINS AWARD

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BIG TROUBLE IN LEGO LAND

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The First Article on Alex Fegan as a Director

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Older Than Ireland IMDB Page

Salt ‘n’ Vinegar IMBD Page

The Irish Pub IMDB Page

Zephra IMDB Page

Man Made Men IMDB Page

The Court Astronomer IMDB Page 

Sliced IMDB Page