The Secret of Roan Inish (1994) 8.5 /10 American/Irish independent film written and directed by John Sayles. It is centered on the Irish and Orcadian folklores of selkies—seals that can shed their skins to become human.
The Commitments (1991) Alan Parker - based upon the novel by Roddy Doyle -The travails of Jimmy Rabbitte to form the "World's Hardest Working Band," The Commitments, and bring soul music to the people of Dublin, Ireland. (IMDb)
The Quiet Man (1952). An all-time favorite! Movie Trivia - what 1980's film used a clip from this movie of Maureen O'Hara and John Wayne in a classic on-screen kiss? Hint - it was a Stephen Spielberg blockbuster!
Waking Ned Devine One of my 10 favorite movies of all time! When a lottery winner in a small Irish town dies of shock, his fellow townsfolk attempt to claim the money. Actually filmed on the Isle of Man, not Ireland, but a fabulously funny film - charming