Monthly Archives: October 2016

Marion and the Princess

Miz Melly/ October 14, 2016/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

Ten years ago (oh my goodness TEN years ago), my husband Simon and I made a short film called Marion agus an Banphrionsa (Marion and the Princess). It was funded by the Irish Film Board as part of their Irish language short film scheme,Oscailt, and it premiered at the Cork Film Festival where it won the Gradam Gael Linn for Best Irish Language

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Episode 9

Miz Melly/ October 4, 2016/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

In the background of this wonderful conversation with performance artist Amanda Coogan, you can hear the joyful chat of two very happy children. To buy some time to have our interview, I suggested that my daughter, who is the same age as Amanda’s son, might come along with me to their house in Belfast. They’d never met but bonded instantly over

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