These romantic movies set in Ireland are the perfect thing to watch before a family trip to Ireland or for a fun St. Patrick's Day movie night at home.
When you're planning a big trip that is months away, it is fun to take advantage of the waiting time to get excited about the adventure and learn more about your destination.
These romantic movies set in Ireland have been on my watch list as we plan our big trip to Dublin, Ireland for St. Patrick's Day in March.
Some of the classic movies like The Quiet Man have long been some of my favorites, but there have been so many new movies to come out that were filmed in Ireland that I've added to the list.
Most of the Irish movies have plots that actually take place in Ireland, too. However, some start in Ireland and move to New York or the other way around.
I did include one documentary filmed in Ireland about the Irish Pubs that looked especially fun to watch before a trip, too.
14 Best Romantic Movies Set in Ireland
Queue up one of these romantic movies set in Ireland for St. Patrick's Day or to get yourself excited ahead of a trip to Ireland! Each of the movies was filmed on location and includes romantic Irish characters.
Lindsey travels to Ireland to acquire land that is perfect for a resort. She decides to enter the town's matchmaking festival to prove her investment and win over a handsome local. Starring JoAnna Garcia Swisher and Allen Leech.
A tired American ex-boxer returns to his native hamlet in Ireland to win the hand of a spirited young woman.
Starring John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara, this is one of my husband's favorite romantic movies set in Ireland!
An unlikely romance is sparked when an aspiring violinist encounters a heartthrob movie star filming his new fantasy-action film in an Irish coastal village.
Rosemary is set on winning Anthony's love. Anthony, stung by his father's plan to sell the farm in Ireland to his American cousin, is finally jolted into pursuing his dreams.
Seven interconnecting stories center around the lost and found office in an Irish train station.
In this charming love story based on the best-selling novel, a young Irish immigrant (Saoirse Ronan) travels to New York City and is torn between two countries and two men.
A street musician and a young mother discover each other's talents and push one another to realize their dreams.
Once was shot in Dublin, Ireland. Filming locations included Simon's Place, Dublin Airport, St. Stephen's Green, Dunnes Stores, and Mountjoy Square East.
A young widow discovers that her late husband has left her 10 messages intended to help ease her pain and start a new life.
Director Ron Howard tells the story of a young Irish immigrant couple who land in 1890s Boston, struggling to earn enough money to continue west for a wild and wooly Oklahoma land run.
Sparks fly in this breezy rom-com about rival lawyers hired to represent opposite sides in a celebrity divorce case.
Laws of Attraction was filmed at Humewood Castle in County Wicklow, Ireland along with spots in Dublin, Ireland and other local Irish spots.
The Irish Pub is a eulogy to the greatest institution in Irish society, the pub or more specifically the traditional Irish publicans who run them. The characters in this exceptionally endearing film all run and own pubs that have been in their families for generations and it is through their warmth, wit and wisdom that we gain an insight into the heart and soul of The Irish Pub.
More Irish Travel Tips
If these romantic movies set in Ireland have you eager to plan a trip of your own, don't miss the 20 books on Ireland to read before you go and this perfect 7 Days Ireland Itinerary!
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