Plenty to keep you busy!
It’s set to be a Paddy’s Day like no other.
As much of the country is in lockdown to tackle the spread of Coronavirus, Netflix will be hit hard over the next few weeks.
With that in mind, the streaming site has compiled a list of Irish related content that you can watch (while adhering to social distancing, of course). Here’s a list of films and shows that are either Irish, have Irish people in the cast and directors and not forgetting The Irishman too!
Take a look:
When Mari Gilbert’s (Academy Award® nominee Amy Ryan) daughter disappears, police inaction drives her own investigation into the gated Long Island community where Shannan was last seen. Her search brings attention to over a dozen murdered sex workers. From Academy Award® nominated filmmaker Liz Garbus, LOST GIRLS is inspired by true events. Stars Amy Ryan and Gabriel Byrne.
I Am Patrick
Through re-enactments and historical text, this docudrama traces the path of St Patrick from kidnapped slave to patron saint of Ireland.
The award-winning Katie Taylor documentary KATIE has been wowing audiences since it picked up the Best Irish Feature Documentary award at the Galway Film Fleadh last summer. It intimately follows champion boxer Katie Taylor as she attempts to rebuild her career after a year of turmoil threatened to derail her career. With many writing her off, Taylor decided to start again, and the notoriously private champion agreed to let a small crew document her attempt to rescale the heights.
The Young Offenders
Never ones to think things through, two Irish teens steal bicycles and set off to the coast to find a bale of cocaine from a smugglers capsized ship.
A self-described outsider is sent to a rugby-obsessed boarding school, where he forms an unexpected bond with the star player. Stars Fionn O’Shea, Ardal O’Hanlon, Amy Huberman, Andrew Scott, Moe Dunford, Michael McElhatton and Ruairi O’Connor.
A courageous 11 year old Afghan girl disguises herself as a boy and takes on odd jobs to provide for her family when her father is arrested.
Hit man Frank Sheeran looks back at the secrets he kept as a loyal member of the Bufalino crime family in this acclaimed film from Martin Scorsese
The personal exploits of a 16-year-old girl and her family and friends during the Troubles in the early 1990s.
Bad Day For The Cut
A mild mannered, middle aged Irish farmer devoted to his mother embarks on a violent quest for revenge when she’s murdered in a home invasion.
Dublin Old School
Over a lost weekend, a drugged-out DJ reconnects with his estranged brother and sees where his hedonistic lifestyle could lead in the end.
Twin siblings live under a curse in their ancestral home, but one of them is tempted to defy house rules, angering the spirits keeping them hostage.
The Hole in The Ground
After moving to a new town, a single mother becomes convinced that her son has been replaced by something from beneath the sinkhole behind their house.
When the Great Famine ravages his beloved country, a battle hardened Irishman deserts the Great British Empire and exacts revenge on the tyrants responsible. Stars Stephen Rea.
After getting caught up in a drug bust a quiet young man struggles to adapt to the brutality of prison life. Stars Moe Dunford
Brain on Fire
Brain on Fire is a 2016 biographical drama film directed and written by Irish filmmaker Gerard Barrett. Stricken by seizures, psychosis and memory loss, a young New York Post reporter visits doctor after doctor in search of an elusive diagnosis
Can’t Cope Wont Cope
In Dublin, friends Aisling and Danielle must come to terms with adulthood with their millennial hijinks and hangovers begin to wear off.
The Zombie apocalypse is thwarted by a cure for the virus. But now the antidote is found, who will fix a broken society?
Three Irish brothers arrive in the Yukon during the Gold Rush hoping to strike it rich, but a powerful man and greed soon divide them.
The Siege of Jadotville
The Siege of Jadotville tells the true story of Irish Soldiers who were besieged by overwhelming enemy forces while on a UN peacekeeping mission in the Congo. The heroes led by Commandant Pat Quinlan fought for five days and heroically defended their outpost. A Netflix Original film, based on the book Siege at Jadotville : The Irish Army’s Forgotten Battle by Declan Power. Stars Jamie Dornan, Jason O’Meara, Mark Strong and Sam Keeley.