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Dudley Sutton ...
Pat Duffy
Tom Georgeson ...
Father Duffy
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Maureen Duffy
Tallulah Pitt-Brown ...
Kathleen Duffy
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Tony McNulty
James Bradshaw ...
Malachy McNulty
Nevan Finegan ...
Sean McNulty
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Danny
Angus Barnett ...
Milos O Shea
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Michael O'Malley
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Tom Flannery
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Donna
Ray Callaghan ...
Doc Murphy
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Lord Hailstock (as Kevin R. McNally)
Vass Anderson ...
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Upon discovering that their town is up for sale, crafty Irish villagers scheme to raise the money to prevent the buy-out. They hold a poetry contest with a tempting grand prize -- the deed to their local pub. But what could happen when a duplicitous American rapper emerges as the best poet around? Written by Anonymous

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The luck of the Irish just ran out. See more »

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Maureen Duffy: "Once there was a time," my dad would always say before tellin' us stories that would send me off to my dreams. "Once there was a time when the land was taken from the people and split into parts to be ruled by kings and men and laws. But the people were protected by the magic ones, who sailed out from the mist on ships from the sky, full of light and music and beauty." And it said, by those who ought to know such things, that the magic ones no longer walked among us. But to hear me dad tell it...
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Black-Irish comedy
20 October 2007 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

You've seen it before and if you have, I certainly have seen too much of it. What will they think up next, I wonder, considering they haven't thought up anything since they were born?

Let me summarize it: lovely ethnic community in trouble; evil (or rather obnoxious) guy trying to steal their livelihoods; differently ethnic street punk, accidentally finding himself in the posture of the hero; normal cliché loud smart-mouth, always saying something sounding funny, but which isn't; lovely ethnic girl who is at first repulsed and then attracted by our hero; hero seeming to fail miserably, then succeeding, mostly due to luck.

And no, I did not spoil anything, since you've seen it all before. That was my point!


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