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Ireland Returns to the Carnegie Science Center

The Emerald Isle returns to the only certified giant screen in Pittsburgh at Carnegie Science Center for a limited time. The documentary, Ireland, debuted at the Science Center in 2022 and was one of the science center’s most popular movies. “We are excited to bring Ireland back by popular demand,” said Jason Brown, Henry Buhl Jr., director of Carnegie Science Center. “Pittsburgh holds many Irish ties – from local Irish restaurants to the City’s annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration – and we are honored to celebrate Pittsburgh’s Irish connection once again in The Rangos Giant Cinema.” MacGillivray Freeman’s Ireland, narrated by Liam Neeson, explores the natural wonders and rich, cultural heritage of the island of Ireland, from Trinity College Library and the world’s most famous illuminated manuscript, The Book of Kells, to such spectacular natural landmarks as the giant Cliffs of Moher, the volcanic Giant’s Causeway and the rugged Skellig Islands where researchers are studying local puffins. Led by Irish writer Manchán Magan, violinist Patricia Treacy and four Irish teens looking to connect with their Irish heritage, audiences will rediscover the vibrant traditions, language, and sacred customs of this ancient land. “Ireland has long captivated the world’s imagination with its rich history and picturesque landscapes, and with this film we hope to share with audiences all the wonder and cultural diversity that makes the island of Ireland so unique and special,” said Director Greg MacGillivray. “Our story intertwines Ireland’s ancient past with its vibrant future, and I hope the film ignites a new appreciation for the vast, natural beauty and fascinating, cultural traditions of this magical place.” Narrated by internationally acclaimed actor Liam Neeson, Ireland is a MacGillivray Freeman film presented by Tourism Ireland. The film is directed by two-time Academy Award® nominated filmmaker Greg MacGillivray. This film is family-friendly and has a run time of 40 minutes. Tickets are $7 per person or $6 per Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh Member. Purchase tickets and learn more at

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