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Kilkenny’s ‘Cartoon Saloon’ pick up top awards at IFTAs

A local company is still celebrating today after picking up two prestigious awards last night.

Kilkenny’s animation company Cartoon Saloon scooped Best Animated Short for ‘Somewhere Down the Line’ and also ‘Best Film’ for ‘Song of the Sea’.

The Irish premier of Song of the Sea which also gave the talented crew a trip to the Oscars earlier this year has been set for the 10th of July.

Speaking to KCLR, Co-founder and Director, Tomm Moore, says last night’s success still hasn’t quite sunk in.