Aran Islands in the Movies

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In this blend of documentary and fictional narrative from pioneering filmmaker Robert Flaherty, the everyday trials of life on Ireland’s unforgiving Aran Islands are captured with attention to naturalistic beauty and historical detail.

 

 

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Filmed partly in The Aran Islands; Leap Year.  Anna Brady plans to travel to Dublin, Ireland to propose marriage to her boyfriend Jeremy on Leap Day, because, according to Irish tradition, a man who receives a marriage proposal on a leap day must accept it.

 

 

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Filmed on the Aran Islands for segments of the movie, Marcy, a worker in the reelection campaign of bumbling Senator John McGlory, is sent to Ireland on a quest to find the Irish ancestry of Sen. McGlory, to help him win the Irish vote. But when Marcy arrives in the small village of Ballinagra, she finds herself in the middle of a matchmaking festival, and the local matchmaker is determined to pair her off with one of the local bachelors.

Inis Mor Island is conveniently located in the center of The Wild Atlantic Way. It is accessible from both Doolin (The Cliffs of Moher) and Rossaveal (Galway / Connemara). Sligo Galway  -  Connemara -  Doolin -  Cork
Inis Mor, the largest of the three Aran islands at the mouth of Galway Bay on the Atlantic coast of Ireland. Inis Mor is an outstandingly beautiful island, a world heritage site renowned for its stunning landscape and cultural heritage. © Copyright 2017. Inis Mor Islands, The Aran Islands.  All Rights Reserved.