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Ventnor Bicycle Film Festival - Come On Eileen / Who Is Dervla Murphy?

Friday 9 7.30pmSeptember

Film

Ventnor Arts Club

(former Nat West Bank)
13 High Street
Ventnor
PO38 1RZ

01983 857060

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Ventnor Bicycle Film Festival - Come On Eileen / Who Is Dervla Murphy?

Source http://www.ventnorartsclub.com/

Part of Ventnor Bicycle Film Festival 2022

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Come on Eileen is the story of the achievements of Coventry's own woman cycling superstar, Eileen Sheridan. She specialised in time trialing and road record breaking and broke all the records of the Women's Road Records Association during the late 1940's and 1950's. Directed by Tony Collins

The second film of the evening asks the question " Who Is Dervla Murphy? " She was an Irish touring cyclist and author of adventure travel books, writing for more than 50 years. Murphy is best known for her 1965 book Full Tilt: Ireland to India with a Bicycle about a cycling trip through Europe,Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India. Directed by Garret Daly.

Continuing the Ventnor Bicycle Film Festival, two films - Come on Eileen (2015) and Who is Dervla Murphy? (2010)