Diary

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The Irish Pub director, Alex Fegan, shares a joke with Mike Wiley of the Irish Fair Minnesota, where they both promote the festival and the film on abc5 Eyewitness News in St. Paul.
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The Irish Fest poster outside the Cinema Kiev on the 17th March 2015. The Irish Pub was one of six Irish films selected as part of the Molodist International Film Festival’s celebration of Irish cinema.
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10 Huge Irish Pub posters adorned the great hall in the Kiev Cinema, which is Kiev’s oldest cinema!
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Audience members queue up for a Tullamore Dew before the Irish Pub screening, which was a jam packed. There were 200 people present and the film was followed by a Q&A with the director Alex Fegan.  
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The historical Roxy cinema in Saskatoon playing The Irish Pub on the 26th October 2014
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The Irish Pub represented Ireland at the Windows on Europe Film Festival.
 The winner of the Audience Award for Best Film is THE IRISH PUB, which scored an average of 4.8 stars out of 5!
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A sold out screening of The Irish Pub  during the Washington DC release at the E Street Cinema on the 25th October 2014
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Q&A at the E Street cinema, Washington DC on the 25th October 2014. Photo by Kevin Kingston with thanks!
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The audience at Kendall Square theatre for The Boston Globe hosted screening of The Irish Pub, October 23rd 2014. There was full house for the event.
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Director Alex Fegan anwering questions from the audience in Kendall Square theatre with Globe columnist Kevin Cullen on the 23rd October 2014.
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Alex Fegan outside the TIFF Bell Lightbox and a full house inside for the Toronto Irish Film Festival. A huge thank you to Michael Barry, John Galway and all their team for a terrific evening. The after party, which went on until the early hours was on in Dora Keohes. What a super pub that is!!

 

Music Box theatre, Chicago

The Irish Pub at the historic 600 seater, The Music Box Theatre in Chicago. The Irish Pub played twice at the Chicago Irish Film Festival in both the Music Box and the Gallery Theatres due to popular demand. It also played in Fado’s Irish pub in what was the first Irish Pub pub screening and it went down extremely well.

 

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 Another Sell out at the amazing 700 seater Somerville Theatre, Boston

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Director Alex Fegan with the Boston Irish Film Festival mascot outside the Somerville Theatre.

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On to New Haven where the film played as part of The New Haven Film Festival.

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In Washington DC, The Irish Pub had to turn away late arrivals as the house was again full during the Solas Nua screening organised by the brilliant Kate Flannery. Caitriona Perry from RTE did a lovely piece for RTE Radio 1 on this screening, which can be heard here.

 

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In Syracuse The Irish Pub played at one of America’s most famous Theatres, The Landmark. A huge crowd turned up for what was an incredible event.

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A commemorative hurl for The Irish Pub

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Director Alex Fegan talking via Skype to Pauline Patterson in the Prytania Theatre in New Orleans.

 

Bergenfield Red carpet

 Denis Dwyer and Alex Fegan with the mayor of Bergenfield and the organisers of the festival outside the Bow Tie Cinemas, where the film played into two theatres simultaneously.

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We were extremely honoured that The Irish Pub won Best Feature Film at Bergenfield!

NY Screening

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In New York the film played in the internationally award winning Dead Rabbit Pub. A fantastic night was had afterwards in the pub where we were looked after exceptionally well by the owners, Sean Muldoon and Jack McGarry.

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The Irish Pub also played in O’Lunney’s, Times Square, The Pig ‘n’ Whistle and Swifts Hibernian Pub to large audiences in a New York The Irish Pub pub crawl.

 

 

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The Irish Pub director Alex Fegan conducts a Q&A via the wonderful world of modern technology as part of the 1st Irish Theatre Festival in New York, hosted by the New York Irish Center on the 19th September 2014

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LONDON 2013

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Director Alex Fegan introduces The Irish Pub to a full house in the Tricycle Theatre, London for the London Irish Film Festival

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Q&A with Shelly Marsden post screening.

The Irish Pub went on to win BEST FEATURE at the Festival

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Dublin Premiere 2013

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Q&A at the Dublin Premiere

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The Publicans that feature in The Irish Pub at the post premiere party

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Party after The Irish Pub premiere in The Lighthouse Cinema, Dublin