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The Mighty Celt

Directed by Pearse Elliott
Ireland, 2005


To help his single mother, Kate, 14-year-old Donal goes to work for crooked greyhound racer Good Joe, training his dog, the Mighty Celt. The unexpected return of Kate’s ex-boyfriend, O, an IRA veteran, causes major disruptions in all their lives.

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The Mighty Celt Directed by Pearse Elliott

Awards & Festivals

Irish Film and Television Awards

2005 | Winner: Best International Actress (Audience Award)

2005 | 3 nominations including: Best Film

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