Hotels in Dublin are completely booked. The streets of Hell’s Kitchen in Manhattan are clogged with green-clad tourists. Towns around America are clearing Main Street for a parade. Yep, it’s St. Patrick’s Day once again. While St. Patty's Day is certain to become a raging Friday night, there ways to celebrate Irish culture that don’t involve downing a Guinness.
An island with a reputation for storytelling, Ireland has produced some of English literature's finest writers and English cinema's finest films. Each of these movies explores a different aspect of Irish history and way of life. If you can't explore the Emerald Isle's rolling hills and craggy shores in person, at least you can stream it.
So, abandon the Guinesss, since Bailey’s is the more appropriate drink for watching movies anyway. Here are the fully streamable Irish movies we’ll be watching from the comfort of our couch.