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“Lady Icarus” – sold out!

Thank you  everyone for nice comments on the repeat showing of Donal Byrne’s film on the  Limerick aviation pioneer Mary Heath shown on RTE’s  Nationwide last night. As a result of all the publicity this year (with another film in the offing), the first printing of  “Lady Icarus” is now sold out at this end, […]

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Top Film Award for “The Aviatrix” at Explorers Film Festival

“The Aviatrix” has won  top film at the inaugural Explorers Film Festival hosted by the Explorers Museum at Charleville Castle, Tullamore. Not only that, but Annette Porter’s film,  in which Tracey Curtis Taylor recreates the 1928 journey from Cape Town to London by Irish aviator Lady Mary Heath, was showing for the first time in […]

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At Last ! Lady Heath Film Available

Last winter,  Tracey Curtis Taylor made an epic attempt to recreate  Irish pilot Mary Heath’s pioneering flight from Cape Town to London. Along the way, she faced bureaucracy, prejudice, ivory poachers, and a civil war or two. There was also the weather – in central Africa, the heat made it impossible to fly. When she […]

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Buy My Book!

Over the past few months, not one but two potential film offers for “Lady Icarus” have come up. Naturally, I think the life of aviator Lady Mary Heath would make a great film – murder, romance adventure, fancy clothes and old aeroplanes; what more do you want? Anyway, one woman looking for “Lady Icarus” was […]

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