Between 1910 and 1913 the celebrated film director Sidney Olcott made 70 feature films here. They included such epics as The Lad from Ould Ireland (the finest film shot on location outside the U.S) and the Colleen Bawn. All the locals got involved many as extras. Then the 1st World War closed down a thriving industry. Visit the Beaufort Bar and Restaurant to find out more about Killarney’s golden age of film.

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