Thousands expected to descend on Schull for the Fastnet Film Festival
The Fastnet Film Festival is underway in Schull today.
Around 7,000 people are expected to descend on the West Cork town for the festival, including Hollywood star Saoirse Ronan.
Schull is bustling today!The @FastnetFilmFest is a massive boost to the local economy in West Cork.Thousands expected to attend including Oscar&BAFTA winners and Saoirse Ronan is also making an appearance.More @RedFMNews @CorksRedFM Here’s what you can expect if you’re attending pic.twitter.com/RC8Z7eAX7C— Fiona O'Donovan (@FionaRedFM) May 22, 2019
The festival which is now in its 11th year has nearly 50 separate events across 15 venues.
Speaking to RedFM News Festival Judge Geoff Wright says it's a great opportunity for aspiring talent:
Katarina Runske of Grove House is hosting the opening night tonight and she told RedFM News the festival is a massive boost to the local economy:
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