Filming Completed on ‘Castle of the Island’ Documentary

Castleisland Horse Fair Day 1-11-2017
Cameraman, Paul Pearson and director, Rob McGuire shooting footage for their Castle of the Island project at Castleisland Horse Fair on November1st. ©Photograph: John Reidy.

An update from producer / researcher, Rob McGuire includes news that filming has been completed on his documentary project, The Castle of the Island.

After a post production and editing process, the project will reveal the lost history of the local Desmond or Norman Castle.

Rewarding Experience

“As founder of The Castle of the Island Society, as well as researcher and producer of the documentary, it has been a rewarding experience in bringing this forgotten story back to life,” said Rob.

“I will continue to work in collaboration with Red Viper Films in completing post production works. We hope to acquire further financial support in the coming weeks in order to complete all of the necessary tasks on time.

Premiere in March 2018

“Once all of the work is complete, we will hold a premiere of the documentary in the River Island Hotel in Castleisland in March 2018.

“The trailer of the documentary is now available to view on line. It can be found on our Facebook page The Castle of the Island.

“I must confess that it has been an exciting and uplifting experience to finally have the opportunity to reveal the lost story of this unique castle for the first time.

The Castle’s Story

“The documentary aspires to preserve the castle’s story in respect of our medieval ancestors as well as for the current and future generations to cherish, respect and enjoy,” he concluded.

People wishing to see a trailer of the film can click on the link here:


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