Ireland’s Guide To Money And Living

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History on demand

One for the film buffs – the Irish Film Institute has launched the IFI Player, which provides free online access to a range of materials and collections stored in the IFI Irish Film Archive, dating back to 1910.

For now, over 1,200 minutes of content is available to browse, ranging from newsreels and animation to feature films and documentaries. That includes the Radharc Collection (insightful and sometimes controversial documentaries produced between the 1960s and 1990s), the Gael-Linn Collection (newsreels focusing on topics of Irish interest) and the Monsignor Reid Collection, which comprises footage captured across Ireland, the US, France, Spain, England and Italy by Monsignor William Reid.

“The content on the IFI Player has been selected to give audiences a taste of the breadth and depth of the material preserved by the Archive,” said Kasandra O’Connell, Head of the Irish Film Archive. “This project is the result of an extensive Digital Preservation and Access Strategy developed over several years and the collections go through a long process of management, preservation and digitisation before they can be shared with the public. The final clip of film that audiences can access on the player is the result of months and even years of work by Archive staff.”

To access the archive simply visit www.ifiplayer.ie.

Safer seats

As part of Halfords’ Safer Seat campaign, you can get 20% off all high back booster seats when you trade in any booster cushion. Just use the code saferseat in the online store.

Suited and booted

Got a big interview coming up? M&S is offering 20% off its range of regular, slim fit and tailored suits.

Get gaming

Bulking up your digital video game collection? Origin is offering 50% off a range of titles until September 22nd – use the code ORIGIN50 at the online checkout.

H/T Boards.ie user paddyg91

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When not writing about all things personal finance, You & Your Money's editor Conor Forrest enjoys reading, football and getting lost in an ocean of Wikipedia articles.
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