Ardmore Film Studios near Bray in County Wicklow were established in 1958. The studios officially re-opened as the National Film Studios of Ireland with Sheamus Smith as Managing Director on 20 November 1975.

The National Film Studios of Ireland opening will be complimented by a film finance company set up by the Irish Government. Justin Keating Minister for Industry and Commerce is interviewed about finance for film-making in Ireland.

Both Irish public and private finance for feature films will be made available for fimmakers Irish and foreign within Ireland.

The report includes shots of equipment being operated in the film studios at Ardmore.

An RTÉ News report by Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill broadcast on 20 November 1975

Justin Keating
Minister for Industry and Commerce Justin Keating in 1975