In this introduction to the best known film and TV series where the majority of the filming was undertaken in Ireland, we take a look behind the scenes and explore the spectacular locations used by the filmmakers.
Which Irish road was renamed after a Star Wars character?What John Wayne did during the filming of The Quiet Man?That Ryan’s Daughter was based on Flaubert’s Madame Bovary?That a vampire story was filmed in the library used by Bram Stoker?The Dublin location used for filming The Italian Job, Michael Collins and The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones?
These and many more details are revealed in this look at the films made in Ireland over the past century. Of equal importance, we explore the locations used by the filmmakers for their productions – the inspiration provided by the spectacular scenery and the the amenities available to the modern traveller at the locations which played host to the productions. A useful map is included to quickly help you find that place in Ireland from your favourite movie.
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