Ireland’s beauty has played a starring role in numerous memorable movies and TV series over the years. Featured locations have captured the hearts of viewers worldwide and have become Irish treasures.
From enchanting landscape to sacred streets here are some of the many iconic filming locations in Ireland.
Game of Thrones
The Dark Hedges also known as the King’s Road in the hit TV series ‘Game of Thrones’ in county Antrim were originally planted in the 18th century and have become a mythical realm inviting fans to walk in the footsteps of Arya Stark and more.
The picturesque twisting tree tunnel are now a gateway to an epic fantasy as well as one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country. Other stunning scenes have been shot in the surrounding areas in Northern Ireland and can be discovered through interactive day tours.
The Oscar nominated film ‘Brooklyn’ starring the talented Irish actress Saoirse Ronan highlights another side of Ireland including its unique culture and history. While majority of the heartwarming story unfolds in the United States it is the quaint lanes and rural countryside of Enniscorthy county Wexford that steals the show.
The life-changing adventure of a young Irish immigrant features the authenticity of Ireland’s enchanting past and landmarks like St Aidan’s Cathedral, Court Street along with others that are tourist gems which visitors can immerse themselves in.
The Banshees of Inisherin
Martin McDonagh brings the treasured duo Colin Farrell and Brendan Glesson to the big screen displaying the remote western islands of Ireland such as Achill and Inishmore. By capturing the tale of friendship alongside the memorising scenes of the country, audiences around the globe are left wanting more.
Naturals shots of the Atlantic Ocean, Keem Bay, Lighthouse Lane and others give viewers a glimpse into the exciting tourism of Ireland and its effortless beauty. The Achill Islands tourism set up gives fans plenty of opportunities to explore filming locations.
P.S I Love You
The iconic rom-com adventure based off the novel by Irish author Cecelia Ahern features the unfolding love story of Gerry and Holly taking the audience of an eventful journey through the enchanting city of Dublin. The band are shot playing in the local pub known as Whelan’s situated on Wexford Street which is originally recognised as a haven for live music.
Other scenes are set in the Wicklow Mountains and star the Sally Gap which fans may recognise from the reading of one of the many love letters by Gerry. This scene not only showcases charming beauty of Ireland but highlights its romantic landmarks captivate both movie fans and tourists seeking a thrilling journey.
Each of these locations provide a unique glimpse into the cinematic magic of Ireland. Whether you’re a movie lover or simply just looking to admire the countries natural beauty, these destinations promise an unforgettable journey through a picture-perfect lens.Check out our range of Day Tours to experience the raw beauty of Ireland first-hand.