Older Than Ireland

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★★★★

“You’ll shed a tear or two, possibly more.”

The Guardian


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“Delightful…..It’s often said that the Irish, blessed with the gift of gab, can be splendid raconteurs. You’ll find generous evidence to that effect here. And a bit of poetry as well.

New York Times


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★★★★★

“Older Than Ireland is peppered with wise words, great memories, plenty of humour, a lot of energy and – cue the Kleenex – one of the saddest true stories I’ve ever heard. If you’re not moved by this film, you’re not human. Poignant, funny, fantastic . . . Oh, just go and see it.”

RTE Ten


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★★★★

“Older Than Ireland ends up as an extraordinarily comprehensive document.”

Interview with Alex Fegan

The Irish Times


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★★★★★

“One of the most exquisite films of the year”

The Herald


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“Older Than Ireland is a heartfelt piece of work, sensitively filmed and beautifully shot.”

The Evening Echo


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★★★★★

“The result is also one of the most unique and insightful historical documents ever committed to film in this country”.

The Sunday Independent


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★★★★

“Stunning and delightful….it’s a glorious film.”

Chicago Tribune


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“These Irish Eyes have seen it all”

The Boston Globe


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“Older Than Ireland deserves attention.”

The Boston Herald


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“It’s an idea both perfectly simple and simply perfect”

Seattle Times


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“Inspiring… en masse they offer a plethora of essential thoughts, charming recollections and quotable quotes.”

LA Times


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“A brilliant concept beautifully executed”

Reeling Reviews


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“Alex Fegan’s documentary about centenarians weaves together oral histories to create a moving portrayal of living at the outer edge of mortality—the subjects are Irish, but the subject is life itself.”

Film Journal International


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“Older Than Ireland charms with wit and wisdom of centenarians.”

The Herald News


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“Older Than Ireland captures the wit and the wisdom of a life lived long”

Arts Atlanta


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“You will LAUGH. Not an artificial laugh, but a true laugh borne of how alike we are at our core. And you will cry at the realization that the core is all that is important when one has walked the earth for so long.”

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“Older Than Ireland establishes a divine presence in the domestic lives of its subjects”

San Francisco Weekly


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★★★★

 “This sort of film could be made in many places and still have the raw materials to be a good watch. Whether it would be put together so well is a different question.”

E Film Critic


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★★★★

“A delightful documentary about bringing up a century”

Stuff.co.nz



The Irish Pub

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“The Irish Pub,” a lovingly laid-back documentary about the charms, liquid and otherwise, of the traditional Irish watering hole.

The Washington Post

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“If you love Ireland or if you love pubs, and I’m guessing that covers just about everyone, you’re going to want to see Alex Fegan’s disarmingly modest documentary “The Irish Pub.”

The Boston Herald

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“The Irish Pub” plays like a portfolio of lovely postcards, with splendidly photographed pictures of quaint buildings, cobbled streets, breathtaking landscapes, and smiling faces as hollowed and worn as the centuries-old stone floors of the title taverns.”

The Boston Globe

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“Alex Fegan has captured beautifully the melody of pubs all over his country”

Calgary Movies

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“I’d be lying if I said I didn’t enjoy this film a lot. To hear the sort of stories told in darkened pubs in a variety of charming brogues would put a smile on anyone’s face.”

Toronto Screen Shots

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“Altogether Charming”

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