From top: Laura Gaynor (front row  far left) with the cast and crew of Pernicio, at the Royal Television Society Awards on Tuesday and at last night’s Young Directors Awards  Laura Gaynor, Sligo filmmaker (and old pal of the ‘sheet) who’s currently a production trainee at BBC – took home TWO awards this week On […]

When The Butcher Stopped Ordering Meat. A just-uploaded, award-winning short documentary by filmmaker Laura Gaynor. Laura writes: Michael Quirke holds a PhD in Philosophy and is carving mythology for 50 years. His father was a butcher – as was his grandfather – and so was Michael, til one day, he wasn’t. Previously: Laura Gaynor on […]

‘Rapture’. An epic, 60-second ‘spec ad’ for Ryanair. Produced by Laura Gaynor, who writes: Good news! Our end of the world comedy spec commercial ‘Rapture’ is nominated for ‘Best Spec Commercial’ at the Emerging Director Awards tomorrow! Starring Rob Earley, Aidan J Collins and Tracey Lynch (as seen in Derry Girls) – [ full credit […]

Love Irish films? Like d’telly? Read on. Laura Gaynor writes: Virgin Media are running a special series of Irish films during the Dublin International Film Festival, and we’re delighted to be a part of it. Our short dark comedy Pernicio is screening on d’telly (Virgin Three) tonight at 23.25 – right after The Commitments! If […]

Edited this video about how long-term renting can affect your mental health. 🏠 Based on a Brainstorm article by @thatdanishgirl Insights from @orlamuldoon @UL @RossMacmillan4 @OfficialUoMpic.twitter.com/h8NqsGzKDH — Laura Gaynor (@_LauraGaynor) February 13, 2020 Laura Gaynor on losing your mind looking for a gaff of your own.

“I can’t get this balaclava on for love nor money” ‘Thick As’ A comedy short set in Belfast made for Channel 4’s ‘Comedy Blaps’. Directed by Fergal Costello, produced by Luke Mason and starring Ian Beattie, Tracey Lynch, Chloe Hodgens, Tara Cush and Shane Todd. Thick As (Comedy Blaps, Channel 4) Channel 4 Comedy Thanks […]

Déanann @_LauraGaynor léirmheas ar an gcéad phodóstán in Éirinn, (Jacobs Inn Dublin). An bhfuil siad chomh maith agus a deirtear? An aireofá plúchta iontu? An bhfuil siad faiseanta? Chas Laura leis an big bad boss, @OsgurOCiardha chun na ceisteanna seo a fhiosrú.@LovinDublin pic.twitter.com/KlClcaq480 — BLOC (@BLOCTG4) August 1, 2019 Bilingual broadcaster (and ‘sheet favourite) Laura […]