Irish Movies

Black 47
The Irishman
The Quiet Man (based in Cong)
The Field (based in Leenaune) John B Keane
Dancing at Lughnasa (Brian Friel – playwright)
The Wind that Shakes the Barley
Song for a Raggy Boy (tough subject)
Waking Ned Devine (comedy)
A Man of No Importance (set in Dublin, Albert Finney)
Once (set in Dublin)
Magdalene Sisters (tough subject)
Breakfast on Pluto
My Left Foot
In America (semi-autobiographical by Jim Sheridan)
Inside I’m Dancing (aka Rory O’Shea was Here)
Ryan’s daughter (Dingle peninsula)
Far and Away (Dingle peninsula)
Fr Ted Series (comedy-reflecting the Burren/Aran Isles)-acquired taste
The Guard (2011 comedy)
Jimmy’s Hall (director Ken Loach)


Books and Authors

Strumpet City by James Plunkett
Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt
Nora Webster by Colm Toibin
John B. Keane - Playwright of the People
Walter Macken trilogy: Seek the Fair Land, The Silent People, The Scorching Wind