"You'll shed a tear or two, possibly more" - The Guardian

Older Than Ireland is a landmark documentary that tells the story of a hundred years of a life as seen through the eyes of thirty Irish centenarians.

The film was one of the most successful Irish documentaries of all time in terms of domestic and international box office having played theatrically in multiple territories including: Ireland, UK, USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.

The film won various awards including Best Documentary at Galway Film Fleadh, The Irish Times Ticket Awards, the Director's Choice Award at the Boston Irish Film Festival and was nominated for two Irish Film and Television Academy Awards (IFTAs), including the Rising Star Award for Alex Fegan.

The film was also uniquely invited to play twice in the National Gallery of Ireland.

Directed by Alex Fegan

Funded by Screen Ireland

Film Credits

Alex Fegan
Garry Walsh
Alex Fegan
Winnifred Anderson
Bridget Aspell

More Information

Older Than Ireland Logo
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Country: Ireland
Language: English
Released:29 April 2016
Duration: 81 min
Genres: Documentary

Older Than Ireland

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