Cork Storyland Just Launched!
Huge congratulations to Cork writer-director Oonagh Kearney and all the team behind On The Hemline, which has just launched on the RTE Player!
On the Hemline is a brand new drama commissioned by RTÉ and Northern Ireland Screen for the new season of Storyland, the award-winning commissioning project that gives emerging Irish drama talent an opportunity to make original programmes, viewable to a global audience on RTÉ Player.
Set in Cork, long-term unemployed northsider Martha needs to support her daughter Dawn’s acceptance into a STEM programme in secondary school. Through the charity Hemline she meets recently widowed southsider Sheenagh. Their different worlds collide, but together they embark on a journey of self development that prepares Martha for her first job interview in years.
On The Hemline features a wealth of talent in front of and behind the camera including Eileen Walsh (Pure Mule, The Magdalene Sisters), Cathy Belton (Red Rock, The Clinic) and featuring newcomer Kaci Power O’Driscoll, the drama was produced by Barbara Healy for Tyrella Films.