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Alison Finnegan in The Mighty Celt

The Mighty Celt

2005 NR

To help his single mother, Kate (Gillian Anderson), 14-year-old Donal (Tyrone McKenna) goes to work for crooked greyhound racer Good Joe (Ken Stott), training his dog, the Mighty Celt. The unexpected return of Kate's ex-boyfriend, O (Robert Carlyle), an IRA veteran, causes major disruptions in all their lives. Set in Belfast, Ireland, this unflinching drama follows Donal's struggle as he's caught in a tug-of-war between Good Joe and O.