Rest My Bones

Jim, an ex-alcoholic, has just lost his job. He walks into his local and makes the fateful decision to order a whiskey. But before he can drink it, another bar patron gets his attention and tells him a dark tale that might just change his mind…..

Thanks To
Liz Meaney, Alvin Sweeney, Kate Curran, Moira O’ Brien, Rob Gaffney and the School Of Medicine – University College Cork, Marta and the Staff at Tux R Us, Diegeo, Heineken Ireland, The Dress Bar, Con & Mary Dennehy – Dennehy’s Bar Cork City, Nicola Carroll and the Staff at The Boardwalk Bar & Grill Cork City

Filmed On Location In Cork City and County
Made With The Kind Assistance Of The Cork City Council Arts Office

Written And Directed by Shaun O’ Connor

Produced by Alice O’ Sullivan
Executive Producer – Padraig O’ Connor

Jim – Frank Prendergast
Barman – Charlie Ruxton
Man In Black – Rupert Stutchbury
Young Man In Black – James Browne
Nick – Conor Dwane
Doctor – David Ramseyer

First AD – Niall Owens
Gaffer – Rupert MacCarthy-Morrogh
Lighting Assistant – David Horgan
Electrician – John O’ Sullivan
Sound Recordist – Cormac Brenock
Makeup – Dara O’ Regan
Production Assistant – Garrett Kelleher
Stills Photographer – Colm Ryan
Visual FX – Shaun O’ Connor
Director Of Photography – Justin MacCarthy
Production Designer – Evelyn Quinlan
Editor – Cliona Nolan
Music and Sound Design – Conor Barron
Nick’s Contract Designed By – Tom Kelleher
Lighting Equipment Provided by SLR Broadcast Hire
Production Insurance Provided by AON Insurance
Audio Post-Production Recorded at Half Light Audio Post-Production Studio, Cork
Picture Post-Production at Cut & Splice, Cork


  • RTE Shortscreen 2015
  • Underground Short Film Festival 2013
  • Fastnet Short Film Festival 2013
  • Cork Film Festival 2013
  • Indie Cork Film Festival 2013
  • Dare Media Film Festival 2013
  • Emerge Film Festival 2014


  • Best Cinematography / Best Sound ­­ Underground Short Film Festival 2013