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‘Failte Ireland - Dublin in Words’
by Ross Killeen

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‘Failte Ireland - Dublin in Words’ by Ross Killeen

Over the years, Dublin has been the muse of many a talented wordsmith. But one poem in particular perfectly evokes the city’s unique atmosphere, rich history and “seedy elegance”. In this short online film, Dublin slam poet Stephen James Smith recites, Louis MacNeice's poem, ‘Dublin’ over a series of stunning, thought-provoking images of the city. These highlight the many different elements that make each visitor’s trip to Dublin truly unique. 

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  • Silver Direction

    Kinsale Shark Awards

  • Silver Editing

    Kinsale Shark Awards


Work with soul and purpose. An authentic documentary style, coupled with meticulous preparation is synonymous with Ross's directional approach.  360 degree research and a background in editing gives his work an appreciative and educated edge while his genuine passion in the projects he works on drives him to unearth insights that aren't always obvious.

  • Director Ross Killeen
  • Dop Simon Walsh
  • Producer Ellen Kenny
  • Production Coordinator Laura Briggs
  • Editor John Cutler
  • Sound Designer Peter O'Brien