A list of films which have used Society locomotives, carriages or premises down the years.

Film History

Start
Date
End
Date
Name Of Production
Period
Portrayed
Vehicles
Used
Filming Location
Additional Comments
10-06-1973
10-06-1973
Power To Move 1970s 171 Whitehead - Antrim - Lisburn - Moira BBC TV programme.
12-06-1976
13-06-1976
A Portrait Of The Artist As A Young Man 1910s 171, 186 Dublin - Cork - Cobh Filmed on the Society’s “Seandún” railtour.
12-04-1978
16-06-1978
First Great Train Robbery 1890s 184, 186 Cork, Dublin Heuston, Moate Filming not continuous between dates.
23-09-1978
23-09-1978
Lady Gregory 1852-1932 171 Whitehead RTÉ TV production.
22-03-1979
22-03-1979
The Flame Is Love 1890s 184 Bray - Greystones Set between Paris and Le Havre using coaches from First Great Train Robbery.
1980
  Teddie Palmer Video 1980s 3 Whitehead Video of “Locomotion” complete with dancing girls.
16-07-1980
16-07-1980
My Dear Palestrina 1950s 171 Poyntzpass BBC TV play.
26-08-1980
26-08-1980
Canada Dry TV Commercial 1930s 171 Malahide Night filming.
25-09-1982
25-09-1982
The Life Of Richard Wagner 1890s 171 Dublin Loco transfer date - not necessarily filming date.
20-03-1983
20-03-1983
Aunt Suzanne 1910s 171 Carrickfergus BBC TV play.
14-05-1983
15-05-1983
Country Girls 1960s 171 Waterford area Lineside shots from the “Port Lairge” railtour
14-10-1983
14-10-1983
Irish RM 1890s 184 Mullingar - Moate Station scenes at Moate.
20-12-1983
20-12-1983
A Painful Case 1910s 184 Mullingar - Moate  
21-11-1986
23-11-1986
Remington Steele 1980s Britain 85 Dublin Connolly Static station (supposedly Paddington) with platform fight scene. BR logo on tender.
 1987   The Dead 1910s 184   A dramatisation of Joyce’s work - possibly the last film of John Houston.
13-09-1987
14-09-1987
Troubles 1920s 184 Greystones - Wicklow TV Film.
17-09-1987
18-09-1987
Echoes 1950s 184 Carrick-On-Suir - Fiddown  
14-10-1987
14-10-1987
The Dawning 1920s 184 Moate From the “The Old Jest” book.
04-05-1989
05-05-1989
The Real Charlotte 1890s 184 Moate, Dublin Heuston Loco not in steam.
01-07-1990
01-07-1990
Satzenbrau TV Commercial 1990s Coaches Dublin Heuston  
06-09-1992
06-09-1992
NITB TV Advert 1990s 171 Castlerock - Downhill Filmed at tunnels and strand.
25-04-1993
25-04-1993
Derry To Kerry 1993 171 Derry - Belfast BBC TV Great Railway Journeys.
02-05-1993
02-05-1993
Derry To Kerry 1993 461 Dublin - Rosslare BBC TV Great Railway Journeys.
16-07-1995
01-10-1995
Michael Collins 1920 171, 461 Dublin, Rush, Laytown, Wicklow Filming not continuous between dates.
31-07-1995
31-07-1995
The Corr’s “Runaway” Video 1995 Diner 88 Dublin Pearse Coach 1335 also made an appearance.
28-09-1995
28-09-1995
Visa TV Commercial 1995 Coaches Killarney  
18-10-1995
18-10-1995
Bookworm 1995 Coaches Dublin Heuston BBC/RTÉ Arts Programme.
04-04-1996
04-04-1996
Karet Coffee Commercial 1990s 85 Whitehead - Larne Harbour - Whitehead Advert for an Israeli coffee company.
16-10-1997
17-10-1997
Amongst Women 1950s Coaches Castlerea BBC/RTÉ Series. Set hauled by ITG’s A39 diesel locomotive.
17-08-1998
17-08-1998
Her Own Rules 1950s England 461 Malahide TV production.
19-08-1998
20-08-1998
Durango 1930s 461 Rathdrum Film production.
29-11-1998
20-12-1998
Angela’s Ashes 1930s 461 Dublin Pearse Film production - 2 days.
23-05-1999
23-05-1999
Norah Barnacle 1910s Coaches Dublin Pearse Film production.
26-03-2000
27-03-2000
Rebel Heart 1916 461 Dublin Pearse BBC/RTÉ production.
01-07-2001
02-07-2001
Cake 2001 Coach 1463 Inchicore TV production for TG4.
25-05-2005
27-05-2005
The Wind That Shakes The Barley 1919 186 Killarney Ken Loach film.
08-06-2005
08-06-2005
Lassie 1930s England 4 Dublin Pearse 1142, 88 and 1916 were used, but No.4 was not needed in the end.
July 2012
  1916 Amhrán na bhFiann 1916 1142, 2977 Inchicore Static filming.
29-08-2013
29-08-2013
Moone Boy 1990s Cravens Boyle TV series. Cravens, hauled by GM 072.
01-10-2015
01-10-2015
Property Of The State 1990s B142 Whitehead Whitehead stood in for Birdhill.
October 2016
  The Professor and the Mad Man 1850s England Cravens Inchicore  
27-06-2017
27-06-2017
The Keeper 1950s St. Helens 186 Whitehead No.186 plus 68, 87 and 697.
28-07-2017
29-07-2017
Monterey Express   1142 Inchicore  
04-08-2017
04-08-2017
Dunnes Stores Commercial 2010s 351, 1142 Inchicore  
12-10-2017
12-10-2017
Vita and Virginia 1920s England 351, 1142 Inchicore  
23-07-2018
23-07-2018
Ordinary Love 2010s Mk2 set Whitehead Film using coaches at Whitehead Excursion station platform.
12-10-2020 13-10-2020     Cravens Galway line Diesel-hauled to Galway & return.
30-05-2022 30-05-2022 Lift 2020s   Whitehead Excursion Station Station building ‘green-screened’ to simulate alpine station.