Six Irish Movies Worth Watching

six irish movies How about an Irish movie night or six? And if you only have time for one, make sure it’s The Commitments. It’s our all-time favorite and really, really quotable.

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What’s your favorite Irish movie? Any great ones I’m missing?

 p.s. I use the term Irish movie loosely – they’re either about Ireland and/or filmed here. 

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9 comments on Six Irish Movies Worth Watching

  1. Vanessa says:

    Oh, I’d have to add ‘I Went Down’ and ‘Once’. And drama, lots of drama: ‘Hunger’, ‘The Field’, ‘The Crying Game’, ‘In The Name of the Father’, ‘My Left Foot’ (I’m giving away my age here!)

  2. Susan says:

    About Adam is a good one- it’s been a long time since I’ve seen it!

  3. Abby Nolan says:

    The Wind that Shakes the Barley – a good film to learn a bit about Irish Independence. But my favorite is probably Ondine – just dreamy, mysterious, a bit mythical – set on the west coast I believe.

  4. devon says:

    my favorite irish films are a toss up between waking ned devine & once. waking ned devine is hysterical, while i love once for the beautiful music & bittersweet theme.

  5. Christine says:

    Once, hands down!

  6. Patty R. says:

    New to your Blog…..really enjoying it, wonderful writing. I loved the Guard, great movie.

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