Co Sligo winning Oscar director Neil Jordan donates archive to National Library

Oscar winning writer and director Neil Jordan, who is originally from Sligo Town, has donated his archive to the National Library.

Neil Jordan has received critical acclaim for films including Michael Collins, Breakfast on Pluto and The Butcher Boy.

His archive includes film and TV scripts, storyboards and correspondence with actors and politicians.

Dr Sandra Collins is the director of the National Library of Ireland and says the donation has huge meaning: