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Ireland’s Young Film maker of the Year Junior Awards

Congratulations to the pupils in Our Lady of Mercy NS, Bantry, Co. Cork for winning an award at this event on 20th May 2020. Second class won an award for ‘Highly commended for best performance in Ireland’ with their film ‘Second Best’ which was shot on location in the various shops and library in Bantry.

Young Offender’s Star Demi Isaac Oviawe, who plays Linda, presented the awards. Demi announced that ‘The judges were very impressed with the large cast of characters and their commitment to making the film feel authentic, and the ensemble cast gave their all and their work paid off’ – high praise indeed for these young film makers ably directed by their teacher Ms. Maeve Keane. It is a fabulous film and we are all so proud of you!

Well done to all of you budding film stars! Please listen to the ceremony through this link – important part starts at 3.10!


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