"Older Than Ireland" tells the story of a hundred years of a life as seen through the eyes of thirty Irish centenarians; from their birth at the dawn of Irish independence to their life in modern day Ireland. Reflecting on such key events as the day they got their first pair of shoes, the thrill of their first kiss, the magic of their wedding day and the tragic loss of their loved ones, these centenarians have lived through a century of immense social, political and technological change. From the oldest Irish person ever on record, 113-year-old Kathleen Snavely to Ireland's oldest man, 108-year-old Luke Dolan, we meet a colourful cast of characters from all walks of life. Their extraordinary stories are our living history, captured beautifully and forever more in this unique film.
Winnifred Anderson, Bridget Aspell, Dolly Atley, Jimmy Barry, Dr. Flann Brennan, Kathleen Brennan, Mary Buckley, Luke Dolan, Sr. Eileen Doyle, Madge Fanning, Dorothea Findlater, Kitty Fingleton, Kathleen Fosdike, Margaret Heffernan, Delia Henry, Margaret Kelly, Mary Kilroy, Ellie Lawther, Ciccy McCauley, John Mitchell