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Photos: These are the top 10 most filmed locations in Ireland

Locations in Dublin, Wicklow and Offaly made the top 10.

THE MOST FILMED location in Ireland is Kilmainham Gaol, followed by Dublin Castle and Kilruddery House.

The top 10 most-filmed locations in Ireland have been revealed and seven out of the ten are in Dublin – with Wicklow and Offaly the only other counties making the cut.

1. Kilmainham Gaol

The gaol was featured in The Italian Job, The Escapist and The Whistle Blower.


2. Dublin Castle

It featured in Northanger Abbey, Barry Lyndon and Penny Dreadful.

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3. Kilruddery House, Wicklow

It featured in P.S. I Love You, The Tudors and Angela’s Ashes.

'Lassie' the feature film - On set, Kilruddery House Source: PA Archive/PA Images

4. Henrietta Street

It featured in Ripper Street and Foyle’s War.

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5. The Sally Gap, Wicklow

It is featured in The League of Gentlemen’s Apocalypse, Laws of Attraction and The Honeymooners.

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6. Dublin Airport

The airport was featured in Educating Rita, Love Rosie and Flight of the Doves.

File Pics New figures show Dublin Airport handled more than 3.1 million passengers in July. The daa says this was a new monthly record, and a 6% increase on the same period last year. This means more people used the airport in July than during all of 1986 Source: Sasko Lazarov via RollingNews.ie

7. St. Stephen’s Green

It featured in Michael Collins, Scarlett and The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne.

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8. Trinity College

The college featured in Meet the Ancestors, Byzantium and Educating Rita.

File Photo wo investigations have been launched following a suspected cyber fraud at Trinity College. Source: Eamonn Farrell via RollingNews.ie

9. Powerscourt Estate, Wicklow

The estate featured in Excalibur, Love Rosie, The Count of Monte Cristo.

Powerscourt Estate Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross, launching the multi-lingual audio guides at Powerscourt Estate Source: Jason Clarke Photography

10. Charleville Forest Castle, Offaly

It featured in Becoming Jane, Northanger Abbey and Most Haunted.

PA-3409012 Extras in period costume on the set of Becoming Jane, at Charleville Forest Castle Source: PA Archive/PA Images

Overall, Ireland is 17th on the list of most-filmed countries ahead of Russia Portugal and Austria.

The USA is the top of the list with 139,506 movies and TV shows, followed by the UK with 25,768 movies and TV shows and Canada with 21,088 movies and TV shows.

In comparison Ireland had 2,527 movies and TV shows.

The information was compiled by financial services website GoCompare based on IMDb filming locations.

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