The Banshees of Inisherin Location Trail
A new tourist trail has been developed to showcase the film locations around Achill that are highlighted in the award winning film “The Banshees of Inisherin”
The Banshees of Inisherin is a 2022 film directed, written, and co-produced by Martin McDonagh Set on a remote island off the west coast of Ireland, the film stars Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson as two lifelong friends who find themselves at an impasse when one abruptly ends their relationship, with alarming consequences for both of them; Kerry Condon and Barry Keoghan also star. It reunites Farrell and Gleeson, who previously worked together on McDonagh's directorial debut In Bruges (2008)
The Banshees of Inisherin had its world premiere at the 79th Venice International Film Festival on September 5, 2022, where Farrell won the Volpi Cup for Best Actor and McDonagh won the Golden Osella for Best Screenplay. It was theatrically released in Ireland, the United Kingdom, and United States on October 21, 2022, by Searchlight Pictures. The film received widespread acclaim from critics, who praised McDonagh's screenplay and direction, Carter Burwell’s score, and performances of the main cast. It was also named one of the best films of 2022 by the National Board of Review. The film also received a leading eight nominations at the 80th Golden Globe Awards, , the most achieved by any film since Cold Mountain (2003) in 2004, winning three— Best Motion Pictures – Musical or Comedy, Best Actor – Musical or Comedy (for Farrell).
You can download the Location Trail map below