WICKLOW PASSPORT ROUTES The Wicklow Passport was recently introduced by Wicklow Tourism, and is being rolled out throughout the County.ย  The Wicklow Passport is a fun way to invite visitors to discover new places around the Garden of Ireland. Order your Wicklow Passport and see how it works at https://visitwicklow.ie/passport   There are many ways [...]

Director: Rob Bowman Starring: Christian Bale, Matthew McConaughey, Izabella Scorupco and Gerard Butler Plot: The film starts twenty years in the future and shows the planet devastated by vicious fire-breathing dragons. The last vestiges of humanity now struggle for survival in at remote outposts. In a ruined castle in the English countryside, Quinn is desperately […]

Directed: Antoine Fuqua Writer: David Franzoni Starring: Owen Wilson, Keira knightly, Ioan Gruffudd, Ray Winstone, and Mads Mikkelsen. Plot: The Roman Empire is stretched across many nations, including Britain. In their conquest for more land, the Romans went into Sarmatia where they fought the very brave Sarmatian cavalry. The Romans, impressed by the Sarmatian’s weaponry […]

Written and directed: Neil Jordan Starring: Liam Neeson, Julia Roberts, Aidan Quinn, Alan Rickman, Sean McGinley and Stephen Rea. Nominated for two Oscars. Plot: After the disastrous defeat of Irish rebels by superior British forces during the Easter Week rebellion of 1916, Michael Collins develops new strategies for the independence of Ireland. His tactics include […]

Director: Joel Schumacher Starring: Cate Blanchett, Gerard McSorley, Brenda Fricker, Colin Farrell and many more. Plot: Based on the true story about Irish journalist Veronica Guerin (Cate Blanchett), a reporter for The Sunday Independent, who exposed some of Dublin’s most powerful crime barons and drug lords in 1996. But later that year she was gunned […]

Director: Kevin Reynolds Starring: James Caviezel, Guy Pearce, Richard Harris, and Henry Cavill. Plot: The Count of Monte Cristo’ is a remake of the Alexander Dumas tale by the same name. Dantes, a sailor who is falsely accused of treason by his best friend Fernand, who wants Dantes’ girlfriend Mercedes for himself. Dantes is imprisoned […]

Director: John Boorman Starring: Brendan Gleeson, Jon Voight, Maria Doyle-Kennedy, Angeline Ball and many more. Plot: The General is the movie based on the real life goings-on of gangster Martin Cahill, who pulled off two daring robberies in Ireland with his team, but attracted unwanted attention from the police, the IRA, the UVF and members […]

Creator: Michael Hirst Starring: Jonathan Rhys-Meyers as Henry VIII, Natalie Dormer as Anne Boleyn, Henry Cavill, Maria Doyle-Kennedy, James Frain, and many more. Multi Emmy award winner and numerous Golden Globe nominations.   Plot: Season I The Tudors follows the life of King Henry VIII and his many controversial acts. Beginning in Season 1 when […]

Director: โ€˜How About Youโ€™ was directed by up and coming director Anthony Byrne. Starring: Vanessa Redgrave, Brenda Fricker, Imelda Staunton and Hayly Atwell. The film is based on a short story by Maeve Binchy. Plot: This film tells the story of Ellie, a young woman left in charge of the residential home run by her […]

Director: Charles Sturridge Starring: Peter Oโ€™Toole, Samantha Morton, John Lynch, Peter Dinklage, Jonathan Mason and Hester Odgers. IFTA award winning Plot: Life is hard for Yorkshire miner’s son Joe Carraclough, who is beaten at school by his teacher. His only consolation is his border collie Lassie. But things get worse when the local mine is […]