Wednesday 7 February 2024

NEWS & TRAILER: Shamrock Spitfire (2024 Film) True story of a legendary Irish fighter pilot

By Jon Donnis
Get ready to soar with "Shamrock Spitfire," the gripping World War II film that delves into the awe-inspiring true story of Brendan "Paddy" Finucane, the legendary Irish pilot who defied the odds to become one of the most revered fighter aces of his time. Directed by the talented duo Dominic and Ian Higgins, known for their poignant storytelling, this film promises to be a stirring tribute to courage and resilience.

Set against the backdrop of the tumultuous Battle of Britain, "Shamrock Spitfire" follows Finucane's journey as he fearlessly takes to the skies, his Spitfire adorned with a shamrock, symbolizing his unwavering determination and Irish pride. With each dogfight, Finucane proves himself as a natural-born pilot, earning the respect of his comrades and superiors alike.

But Finucane's story is not just one of individual bravery; it's a testament to the power of unity and leadership. Tasked with leading the 452 Australian Squadron, he transforms a group of raw recruits into a formidable force, ready to face the challenges of war head-on.

At its core, "Shamrock Spitfire" is a tale of courage, camaraderie, and the resilience of the human spirit. As audiences are transported back to a time of great uncertainty, they'll witness how one man's bravery inspired an entire nation, reminding us that even in the darkest of times, heroes emerge.

Don't miss the UK premiere of "Shamrock Spitfire" this March, just in time for St. Patrick's Day, and experience the unforgettable story of a young Irishman who became a symbol of hope and pride against all odds. Available on digital platforms from March 11, 2024, this is a film that will stay with you long after the credits roll.

Also releasing on DVD on March 11. Pre-order at