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Word of warning: the music in this film will beguile you with its lilting Irish folk tunes and the misty views of the sea will call to you.  Ah well, just go with the flow……

A young Irish girl goes to live with her grandparents and hears tales about their ties to the sea.  They also tell of the  troubles that come from the sea and their livelihood.   The tales remind her of her little brother who was lost to the sea years before.

The Murphy Library is showing The Secret of Roan Inish this Thursday at 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. Rated PG. Running time is 103 minutes.   If you love fiddles and flutes and Irish tunes, don’t miss this movie.   Best of all when the Irish actors speak you don’t want them to stop. Read the rest of this entry »