#WatchNow: Irish films and television currently available on Netflix
‘The 34th’ tells the story of the driven and dedicated people who formed Marriage Equality in Ireland and developed it into a highly effective grassroots force with one clear goal in mind – the extension of Civil Marriage to same sex couples. Through revealing interviews and archive material, former board members and staff outline the strategising, fierce battles, sheer hard graft and personal cost of running such an all-consuming campaign. From the KAL (Katherine Zappone & Ann Louise Gilligan) case to a YES vote on 22nd May 2015, this documentary spans a decade culminating in the 34th amendment to the Irish constitution, allowing same sex marriage.
A trip to church with her family on Christmas Eve gives young Angela an extraordinary idea. A heartwarming tale based on a story by Frank McCourt.
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.
Bobby Sands: 66 Days
In 1981, an imprisoned Irish Republican Army soldier went on a hunger strike that galvanized his movement and made him a controversial global icon.
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. Stars Seána Kerslake and Nika McGuigan.
A low level drug dealer decides to move up the ranks of the illegal narcotics trade in Darndale, Dublin, putting him and his gang on a violent path.
The Zombie apocalypse is thwarted by a cure for the virus. But now the antidote is found, who will fix a broken society? Stars Ellen Page, Sam Keeley and Tom Vaughan Lawlor.
Damo & Ivor: The Movie
A pair of loud-mouthed Dublin twins, reunited after being separated at birth, embarks on a wild road trip to search for their third missing sibling.
Dominion Creek (An Klondike)
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.
After his daughter is killed by terrorists, a sullen restaurateur seeks the identities of those responsible and travels to Ireland to take vengeance.
A self-described outsider is sent to a rugby-obsessed boarding school, where he forms an unexpected bond with the star player.
The Hardy Bucks (Series)
A circle of young men entertain vague ambitions involving quick cash, woman and showbiz in this mockumentary on small town Irish life in County Mayo.
The Hardy Bucks Movie
Party loving Irelanders plan a road trip to Poland to take in some soccer and sights. But their journey veers way off course when they hit Amsterdam.
Hostage to the Devil
Follow the eerie story of Father Malachi Martin, a disenchanted priest whose belief in demonic possession would lead him to conduct several exorcisms
An embittered IT consultant launches a stealthy attack against a wealthy businessman by turning his state-of-the-art smart home against him. Stars Pierce Brosnan.
Ken Bruen’s bestselling crime novels leap to life in this series of TV movies featuring Irish cop-turned-private-investigator Jack Taylor.
The critically acclaimed and award-winning Katie Taylor documentary Katie directed by Ross Whitaker is now on Netflix. Katie which has been wowing audiences since it picked up the Best Irish Feature Documentary award at the Galway Film Fleadh last summer 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.
Teenager Mary dreams of writing, but has yet to find inspiration. When she meets poet Percy Shelley, it is love at first sight. But Percy has his secrets, he is married with a child. Setting up home together, Mary soon becomes pregnant with Percy’s child, a daughter who tragically dies. Ostracisedby polite society and grieving for their child, they escape from London and Percy introduces Mary to Lord Byron at his house in Lake Geneva. On a stormy night, Byron suggests they all write a ghost story. Mary gives birth to Frankenstein’s Monster. It is brilliant, but women don’t write books, and publishers won’t print them. And so Mary fights for her creature and her identity, all at the age of eighteen.
When IRA member Larry Marley is sent to Northern Ireland’s Maze prison, her put his methodical and manipulative plan for a mass escape into action.
After rigorous testing in 1961, a small group of skilled female pilots are asked to step aside when only men are selected for spaceflight.
After getting caught up in a drug bust, a quiet young man struggles to adapt to the brutality of prison life.
The Secret Scripture
The chief psychiatrist of a soon-to-be-razed mental institution tries to discover the mystery behind the confinement …
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.
Trespass Against Us
A man from a criminal family yearns to break away and find a better life, but his father’s staunch opposition puts his dreams of freedom in jeopardy.
After losing their only child in a dog attack, two parents discover a pagan ritual that will grant them three more days with their deceased daughter.
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.