Podcast: January 23, 2016

Flood Bros. Disposal present The Skinny & Houli Show. We welcome a new sponsor to the show, McCann’s Irish Oatmeal, and call Skinny in Florida to hear some jokes and stories from Skinny and his cousin Jack (what’s wrong with) Wright. Old friends and filmmakers Dave and Colin Farrell join us to talk up the success of their film A TERRIBLE BEAUTY, the definitive documentary docu-drama on the 1916 Easter Uprising in Ireland. DVDs of the film are now available online,

Old friends and filmmakers Dave and Colin Farrell join us to talk up the success of their film A TERRIBLE BEAUTY, the definitive documentary docu-drama on the 1916 Easter Uprising in Ireland. DVDs of the film are now available online, www.1916film.com, and we recommend that everyone see this terrific film.  As an adjunct to their film, the Farrells have also established, Stories from 1916, on their website including interviews with relatives and descendants of many patriots who took part in fighting for Irish freedom.

Father and Son Dave and Colin tell us some fascinating tales from the interviews including Patrick Holahan, Maude Gonne, and the late Ernie O’Malley, who was wounded in the Irish civil war, went on to be a best-selling author, and when he was down on his luck, John Ford made him a technical advisor on THE QUIET MAN. Fascinating stuff, and you can learn more at www.1916film.com and www.storiesfrom1916.com.