It’s been another challenging year for Irish film in the face of delayed productions and distribution. Nevertheless, 2021 saw a large number of high quality Irish films hitting the cinemas. Below we pick 5 of our favourites.


Irish Film Review: Herself

“a compelling drama, simultaneously heart-rending and uplifting.” Sarah Cullen



” a wonderfully engaging and honest drama.” Michael Lee


Arracht Review

“moments of great power, intensity and beauty.” Seán Crosson

Redemption of a Rogue 

Podcast: Interview with Writer / Director Philip Doherty & Actor Aaron Monaghan of 'Redemption Of A Rogue'

” a remarkable film that captures and celebrates its place of origin in a manner rarely encountered in Irish cinema.” Seán Crosson

Rose Plays Julie

Rose Plays Julie – Review of Irish Film

“With affecting and moving performances and a captivating script, Molloy and Lawlor’s eerie yet beautiful drama will likely keep you thinking after the credits have rolled.” Sarah Cullen


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