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“For the honour of old Knock-na-gow I must win”: Representing Sport in Knocknagow (1918)
Knocknagow (1918) has a special significance for followers of sport in Ireland. Most immediately, it contains one of the earliest surviving depictions of hurling on film—and hurling’s earliest depiction in a fiction ...
Horror, hurling, and Bertie: aspects of contemporary Irish horror cinema
(University of Waterloo, Department of Fine Arts (Film Studies), 2012)
In Ireland, generic international cinematic forms have provided an important means through which filmmakers have attempted to tell Irish stories while engaging international audiences. However, in general Irish filmmakers ...