Planning another St. Patrick’s Day at home? Grab a pint (or two), make some shepherd’s pie, and check out this list of Irish-themed movies and shows to help you celebrate!
An absolutely hilarious show about a group of teens growing up during the Troubles in Northern Ireland, more concerned with romance and fun than the political turmoil going on around them.
I love this movie so much. Saoirse Ronan plays Eilis Lacey, a young girl who leaves her small Irish hometown behind in search of a new life in 1950s New York. A beautiful and heartbreaking story.
A powerful and moving movie about a young mother fighting to maintaining custody of her children by building a home for them herself.
Based on the classic gothic vampire novel about Carmilla, a mysterious stranger who arrives at an isolated manor home, developing a dangerous relationship with the owner’s teenage daughter.
Forever In My Heart
A Hallmark romance movie about two people who get a second chance at love after five years apart, set amidst beautiful Irish scenery.
A buddy cop comedy about an FBI agent paired with an Irish officer while investigating a drug-trafficking ring.
In this dramedy set in 80’s Ireland, Jimmy Rabbitte and a group of Dublin’s working class attempt to make it big with a funk-soul group called The Commitments.
The Hole in the Ground
A horror movie about a single mother who becomes concerned when her son’s behaviour takes a dark turn, and wonders if it linked to a mysterious sinkhole nearby.
Two young people from different backgrounds keep coming back to each other while trying to grow up and find their way in Dublin. A modern-day relationship story.
A romantic fantasy story starring Collin Farrell as a fisherman who pulls up a beautiful woman named Ondine in his fishing net.