We’re lucky to have the Irish. They’ve given us exceptional whiskey and beer, mythical delights like leprechauns, and social salves like the Irish goodbye. Another area the Irish excel in is filmmaking. Storylines about Irishmen often incorporate staunch political stances, scrappy fights to survive, and a dark sense of humor. This St. Patrick’s Day, since events seem to be getting canceled left and right due to coronavirus, you might as well stay home and binge a bunch of movies about our friends from the Emerald Isle. We’ve selected the 12 best movies about Irishmen to keep you entertained on March 17.
Erica Rivera is the Editorial Development Manager at Evolve Media, where she curates content for ComingSoon, DogTime, Mandatory, and Momtastic. Her freelance writing has appeared in New York magazine, USA Today, the Star Tribune, City Pages, and many other publications and anthologies. She has interviewed hundreds of artists, authors, entrepreneurs, entertainers, and changemakers over the course of her career. She is also the author of Insatiable (Penguin Group, 2009) and Come Again (Thought Catalog Books, 2015). For more, visit: www.ericarivera.net.