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31st Dec 2016

The Top 10 Irish films of 2016 have been revealed

It's been a diverse and excellent year for Irish film


What a year it’s been for Irish film…

With Oscar nominations, international festival appearances and glowing global reviews galore, 2016 has been an impressive year for the Irish film industry.

To round off the year in style, the superb and comprehensive Irish film website, Scannain, held a poll to definitively find Ireland’s favourite film of 2016.

Thousands of film fans took part in the voting process and now, counting backwards in true wannabe DJ style, here are the Top 10 Irish films of 2016

10. Strange Occurrences in a Small Irish Village (3.9%)

Clip via Mayo Movie World

9. South (4.8%)

Clip via BankHouse Productions

8. Viva (5.3%)

Clip via Magnolia Pictures & Magnet Releasing

7. Mattress Men (5.5%)

Clip via Element Pictures Distribution

6. Love & Friendship (5.6%)

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5. Crash and Burn (6.3%)

Clip via WildCard Distribution

4. Sing Street (6.3%)

Clip via The Weinstein Company

3. The Young Offenders (7.3%)

Clip via WildCard Distribution

2. A Date for Mad Mary (8.8%)

Clip via Element Pictures Distribution

1. Atlantic (12.3%)

Clip via Galway Film Fleadh

It’s been a diverse year of excellent film for Ireland.

We’re looking forward to what 2017 has in store.

For more information on the poll and about the Irish film industry in general, head over to the Scannain website. You can also follow them on Twitter.