An Chéad Laoch

 

 

An Chéad Laoch

JAMES BRENDAN CONNOLLY
In 1896 James Brendan Connolly, son of emigrant parents from the Aran Islands won the first athletics Gold Medal at the Athens Olympics. He also won silver for High Jump and bronze in the Long jump. He later set a world record for the long jump that stood for 13 years. A friend of president Teddy Roosevelt, he developed into a war correspondent and novelist - in his prime he was better known than Rudyard Kilping.
This documentary celebrates his life. col. 50 mins (2004)


Fáilte go Conamara

 
 
for BOB QUINN films (CLICK HERE)
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NEWS

The newly restored Atlantean films

are now available on two DVDs in pristine 16:9 format.


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Check out "NADA' IMAGES
 
 
Neolithic Anti-Dealer Art
(can't be bought, sold or moved)
 
"...some form of gnarled, self-conscious, confrontational howl."
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The Atlantean Irish

 

Book & film quartet of films.

 

The historic connection between Ireland & the Orient

 

The first episode can now be viewed on 'Dailymotion'


 


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NEWS
'Kill your Darlings' , a newish novel by Bob Quinn, is now available at Kindle Store.
 
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Available at www.conamara.org
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