The Business Saturday 15 July 2017
Cathal Gaffney and Darragh O’Connell founded Brown Bag Films in 1994 after eschewing the then traditional Bluth Studios post-college route and they made a name for themselves with Give Up Your Aul Sin there, of course.
Well Two years ago they sold the business to the Canadian Studio 9 Story, taking up roles there as Chief Operating Officer and Group Creative Director.
Cathal Gaffney and Darragh O’Connell joined us in studio.
Much of the discussion around Brexit and its implications here has focused – understandably - on whether a hard border can be avoided between here and the North. Well another frontier the UK has with the EU is at Gibraltar, the peninsula located at the Southern-most tip of Spain, where the question is just how hard the sometimes fraught border control point could ultimately become
Sinéad Egan visited Gibraltar recently and spoke to residents there – and while the territory may have delivered the most resounding Remain vote of last year’s referendum at 96 per cent - there was absolutely no appetite to abandon or even change their relationship with the UK now, as reality bites.