Song of Granite

Directed by Pat Collins
Biography | Ireland, Canada | 2017 | English, Irish | English Subtitles | 97 Mins




Song of Granite revolves around the life of the great traditional Irish singer, Joe Heaney. The harsh landscape combined with the myths, fables and songs of his Connemara childhood helped shape this complex and fascinating character. With an approach that marries traditional narrative episodes with documentary footage, the film celebrates the music Joe Heaney created while painting an unflinching portrait of Heaney, the man.

Colm Seoighe, Michael O’Chonfhlaola, Macdara Ó Fátharta