Welcome to the Irish Film Database

Welcome to the Irish Film Database

We love Irish film. In fact we love Irish film so much that we have decided to create a database of films produced and filmed on the island of Ireland. Image from The Secret of Kells © Cartoon Saloon

His & Hers

His & Hers

A documentary which chronicles a ninety-year-old love story, through the collective voice of seventy ladies

Mickybo and Me

Mickybo and Me

The film tells the story of two boys who become friends at the start of the Troubles in 1970. The boys share an obsession with Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, with the consequence that they run away to Australia

Thumbelina

Thumbelina

The tiny girl meets a fairy prince who saves her from the creatures of the woods

Love & Friendship

Love & Friendship

An adaptation of Jane Austen’s first novella Lady Susan, Love & Friendship follows the beautiful Lady Susan as she attempts to find a husband for herself and her long-suffering daughter Frederica

X Moor

X Moor

With their sights set on a £25,000 reward promoted by a local newspaper, American documentarians Georgia and Matt head to Exmoor in North Devon to film the fabled beast supposedly slinking through the remote terrain. Is the creature a leopard, a panther, a family pet crossbreed, an imaginary predator? Setting up a forest camp with an old acquaintance harbouring his own dark secrets, the trio fix 42 cameras to the trees and rocks, linked back ..

Some Mother’s Son

Some Mother’s Son

Based on the true story of the 1981 hunger strike in a British prison, in which IRA prisoner Bobby Sands led a protest against the treatment of IRA prisoners as criminals rather than as prisoners of war. The film focuses on the mothers of two of the strikers, and their struggle to save the lives of their sons

The O’Briens

The O’Briens

Two years after the death of his beloved wife, Pat O’Brien (Tommy O’Neil) summons his children back to their homestead in the west of Ireland. Fionn (Liam McMahon) travels from New York, Gareth (Emmett Hughes) from London, and daughter Una (Slaine Kelly) returns from Dublin, fearing the worst. Pat is not the only family member bearing the burden of a secret. The O’Briens is a modern comedy about a dysfunctional Irish family and the town ..

Citadel

Citadel

Citadel tells the story of widower and single father Tommy Cowley, a man inflicted with chronic agoraphobia since the day his wife was attacked. He was unable to protect her. He lives in Edenstown, the council estate from hell. Here he finds himself terrorized by a gang of syringe wielding feral children, who are intent on taking his baby daughter. With the help of a kind Nurse and a renegade Priest, Tommy learns the nightmarish ..