Top 25 movie locations you must visit in Ireland

Written by Lucyle Duvauchel on May 27, 2019

From Father Ted to Game of Thrones, here have a look at 25 TV locations to visit

Thanks to movies like Star Wars or Game of Thrones, Ireland has become such a great spot for directors and also for tourism.

According to Tourism Ireland, 35% of tourists are influenced by movies and TV shows spots in their choice of destination!

From the classics like The Quiet Man or Ryan’s Daughter to more modern masterpieces like Derry Girls or Line of Duty, Ireland has a rich number of famous locations to visit.

To help you in your discoveries, The Independent has created a list of 25 top movies locations you have to see in Ireland: a must read for anyone thinking of coming to Ireland. Check out the top spots here;

1. Skellig Michael (Star Wars)

2. The Dark Hedges (Game of Thrones)

 

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3. Cong (The quiet man)

 

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4. Curracloe Beach (Saving Private Ryan)

 

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5. Kilmainham Gaol (In the Name of the Father)

 

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6. Lough Tay (Vikings)

 

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7. The Burren (Father Ted)

 

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8. Coumeenole (Ryan’s Daughter)

 

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9. Derry City (Derry Girls)

10. The Cliffs of Moher (The Princess Bride)

 

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11. Connemara (The Guard)

 

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12. Silver Strand (The Count of Monte Cristo)

 

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13. Castle Ward (Game of Thrones)

 

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14. Dublin (Sing Street)

15. Sligo (Waveriders)

 

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16. Enniscorthy (Brooklyn)

 

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17. Powerscourt (The Tudors)

 

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18. Inistioge (Circle of Friends)

 

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19. Trim Castle (Braveheart)

 

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20. Leenane & Westport (The Field)

21. Avoca (Ballykissangel)

 

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22. Killiney Hill, Dublin (Once)

 

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23. West Cork (The Wind That Shakes The Barley)

24. Youghal (Moby Dick)

 

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25. Belfast (Line of Duty)