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The Tryzzian Exiles

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Three alien criminals from the planet Tryzzia are exiled to a distant planet for their heinous crimes. The planet is Earth! Who will stand against these evil extra-terrestrials and thwart their killing spree, or are we all doomed? Roy Spence is an award-winning amateur filmmaker. For the past 50 years, Spence has been making and […]

Belleek, An Enduring Heritage

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This award-winning documentary on Belleek pottery was made jointly by filmmakers Roy Spence and J.J Tohill. Narrated by RTÉ newsreader Cyril Smith, this stunning documentary highlights the talent and craftsmanship that goes into each and every single piece of fine china and the generations of skilled artisans who create these works of art. Roy Spence […]

Maidens in Distress

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This delightful film documents a trip by ferryboat to the Maidens lighthouse on the little island of Magee, Co. Antrim, to deliver essential supplies to the lighthouse crew.  Shortly after this movie was shot, the lighthouse became fully automated and the need for this service disappeared. Roy Spence is an award-winning amateur filmmaker. For the […]

Tudor Style

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A short documentary film on the privately owned Tudor Cinema built and run by Roy Spence’s identical twin brother Noel. The film shows the preparation and organisation involved in running the small 66 seat private cinema and is a loving tribute to classic cinemas of a bygone era. Roy Spence is an award-winning amateur filmmaker. […]

Along the Milky Way

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A comical documentary film by Roy Spence focuses on the various stages of a bottle of school milk. The commentary is given by a pint-sized cartoon character called Junior who appears on the milk-bottle cap. He explains the whole procedure to a little girl at school who has confused the words ‘diary’ and ‘’dairy’. This […]

Dublin: Feed a Bin

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Advertisement for an anti-litter campaign in Dublin city. A bin comes to life to tell a passer-by how hungry he is as the public are choosing to litter the streets rather than feed him. Animation was created by Jimmy Murakami, the American animator and director best-known for When The Wind Blows and The Snowman. To see more […]

Yoplait: Mrs Dolan

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An advertisement for Yoplait in which a woman who usually dislikes yogurt is tricked into tasting Yoplait, and discovers that she likes it. The advertisement features Joan Brosnan Walsh – an actress best-known for her part as Mags Kelly in the soap opera Fair City. To see more from The Irish Adverts Project, click here.

Spar: So Near So Spar

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Advertisement featuring a jingle singing about all the things Spar is; ‘so fresh’, ‘so friendly’ and ‘so low in price’. It also highlights the wide variety of products available in Spar shops, including international food products. To see more from The Irish Adverts Project, click here.