Actress Emily Blunt surprises young Ballina actors

Emily Blunt with Jack Cronin
By Orla Hearns The young members of the Kilmoremoy Kids Drama Group in Ballina were probably non too impressed when their director Jack Cronin (15) called an impromptu rehearsal this evening. What they did not know was that Jack had...

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Ballina becomes “Big Apple” as movie shoot progresses

Duffy family with Christopher Walken
By Orla Hearns Ballina’s Mount Falcon estate will be transformed into a New York bar in the coming weeks when it will be used to film scenes for the movie “Wild Mountain Thyme”, which is being filmed locally at present....

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Jamie has landed in Crossmolina

Actor Jamie Dornan with Phil Bourke and Lorraine Mulligan in Crossmolina
  Two local women had the honour of being among the first locals to bump in to movie star Jamie...

Friday, 04/10/19 - 10:10am Read More

Ballina braced for huge crowds at movie open casting

Emily Blunt, who stars alongside Jamie Dornan in "Wild Mountain Thyme".
By Orla Hearns If you’re planning on attending the open casting for extras in the new Jamie Dornan movie, “Wild...

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Extras needed to film with Hollywood stars

Casting call notice
Get ready for your close-up Mayo – an open casting call will take place in Ballina Arts Centre on Saturday,...

Friday, 06/09/19 - 11:30am Read More