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.



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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