This Short Film About Christmas In Ireland Will Leave You Grinning Like An Absolute Eejit

Dermot Malone's 'Runner-Up' is less than three minutes long, but sublimely crafted

A beautiful short piece of festive filmmaking that isn't an ad?

Colour us intrigued.

With a concise and touching plot, a fantastic sense of warmth right throughout, an ending that will leave you grinning like an absolute eejit, and a pitch-perfect soundtrack, 'Runner-Up' is a really special little piece of filmmaking – and one that's sure to be all over social media this week.

Well done Dermot Malone!

Written By

Aidan Coughlan