We filmed 'Love and Rage' (Daniel Craig and Greta Scacchi, 2000) on Achill Island. Achill was chosen for its ruggedness and wild beauty. The crew fell in love with the place. It was a joy working there. The locals are friendly and helpful.

Cathal Black - Director Love and Rage, shot on Achill Island

Planning your Shoot

Permission & Permits

Film Mayo is here to help you with your queries regarding permission and permits and to help speed up the process.  Film Mayo will look for the below so please have the same when you are enquiring to speed up the process.

  • Copy of Insurance Policy/Schedule that is in date when the filming is to take place.  A minimum Public Liability cover of €6.5m & Employers Liability €13m is required.
  • A specific Letter of indemnity, indemnifying MAYO COUNTY COUNCIL and specifying same.
  • For overseas production companies we will require confirmation that your insurance policy covers you in Ireland and that the Territorial & Jurisdiction limits on the policy are the same when overseas.  If you documentation is in another language, we require an English translation of the documents.
  • During Covid-19 please also supply a risk assessment in relation to your shoot.
  • If you are using a drone, please supply relevant permits and operators licence.


Getting to Mayo


Knock Airport


Iarnród Éireann

Public Bus

Bus Éireann