The Boys and Girl from County Clare

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Time Out says

This feeble musical comedy may delight fans of traditional Irish music, but its predictable story will bore the bejesus out of everyone else. It's the mid-'60s, and gruff bandleader Jimmy McMahon (Meaney) is preparing to square off in a music competition against his elder brother, John Joe (Hill), whom he hasn't talked to in 24 years. Each resorts to dirty tricks; the reopening of old wounds is as inevitable as one band member falling for a mop-haired flutist on the opposing team.

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Director:
John Irvin
Screenwriter:
Nicholas Adams
Cast:
Colm Meaney
Bernard Hill
Andrea Corr
Patrick Bergin
Shaun Evans
Philip Barantini
Charlotte Bradley
Catherine Byrne

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