Excitement on the Streets of Westport | Behind the Scenes of Our New Adventure Ad

Excitement on the Streets of Westport. Behind the Scenes of Our New Adventure Ad at Westport Adventure.

Did you spot us filming our brand new Westport Adventure ad on the streets of Westport?

We sent out the call for some amazing the charge and be a part of our fantastic new ad – and the response was overwhelming!

On March 27th, acclaimed production company Roamer, accompanied by our fantastic bunch of local volunteer actors, set out to create some film magic.

Roamer is a Dublin-based production with clients like Adidas, Failte Ireland, and Rockshore and we here are Westport Adventure are delighted to be working with them.
Roamer is a Dublin-based production company with clients like Adidas, Failte Ireland, and Rockshore and we here are Westport Adventure are delighted to be working with them.
Did you spy production company Roamer on the streets of Westport for our new Westport Adventure video?
Did you spy production company Roamer on the streets of Westport for our new Westport Adventure video?
There was lots of excitement in Westport on March 27th during our filming with Roamer.
There was lots of excitement in Westport on March 27th during our filming with Roamer.

Who Are Roamer?

Roamer is a Dublin-based production company founded by director of photography, Conor Hayes. With clients like Adidas, Failte Ireland, and Rockshore, Roamer has established itself as a leading name in the industry.

Lochlain McKenna, a multi-award-winning director, leads Roamer. His portfolio includes ads for renowned brands such as Specsavers, Guinness, and Tesco, along with music videos for artists like Westlife and Keane. McKenna’s work has garnered over 100 million views online, and he’s had the privilege of collaborating with sports legends like Johnny Sexton, Roy Keane, Sam Warburton, and Paul O’Connell. Notably, his short film, “Two For The Road,” recently made the Oscar long-list.

We here at Westport Adventure are thrilled to be working with Roamer on our brand new video advert for Mayo’s newest outdoor adventure park!

Fantastic locals volunteered to be part of Westport Adventure's new video ad.
Fantastic locals volunteered to be part of Westport Adventure’s new video ad.
Behind the scenes look at Westport Adventure video ad with Roamer in Westport.
Behind the scenes look at Westport Adventure video ad with Roamer in Westport.
You might recognise the streets of Westport in our Westport Adventure video ad.
You might recognise the streets of Westport in our Westport Adventure video ad.
Keep an eye out for our new Westport Adventure video ad, coming soon!
Keep an eye out for our new Westport Adventure video ad, coming soon!

Lights, Camera, Action!

Excitement filled the air on filming day, with bustling camera crews, lighting setups, sound equipment, and, of course, our incredible local actors.

The bustling streets of Westport were alive with the energy of locals darting through town, captured on film and expertly guided by the Roamer team.

The Roamer team capturing footage of locals running through Westport.
The Roamer team capturing footage of locals running through Westport.

A Big Thank You

Lots of work went on both on the streets and behind the scenes to bring this exciting video project, and we’d like to take this opportunity to thank all those who were involved, including:

  • Production Company – Roamer @Roamer.ie
  • Director –  Lochlainn McKenna @locky.film
  • 1st Ad – Ciara McIlraith
  • 3rd AD – Kieron Walshe @kieronwalshe
  • Producer – Charlotte Somers
  • DOP – Conor Hayes @conor.dp
  • First Ac – Laurent Murray @laurentmurray
  • Second Ac – Susanne Evers @susanne4evers
  • Gaffer – Conor Mc Guinness @c.m.gram
  • Sound Op – Tony Crosse @audiobubbles
  • Extras Manager – Étáin S. Nash @etainsorcha
  • Traffic Management – Gavin Porter & Kevin McHugh
  • PA’s – Laurence McLoughlin & Joe Gilligan
  • Casting – Aoife Creaby
  • BTS Photography – Joshua Mulholland @joshua.mulholland
  • Drone op – UPSHOT PRODUCTIONS @upshot.ie
  • Portwest – The Outdoor Shop
  • Krẽm – Graham Byrne
  • This Must Be The Place – Andrew McGinley & Susan Timothy
  • Savoir Fare – Alain Morice
  • McCormack’s Butchers – Des McCormack
  • Beauty by Rose & Joanna – Rose & Joanna
  • Westport Town Hall – Rosealeen & Amy
  • The Westport Drama School & Aoife Creaby
  • The Westport Estate Operations Team, including Gemma, Phillip, Padraig, Michael & Sheila
  • An File – Bernie
  • Mayo County Council
Did you see us filming our brand new Westport Adventure Video ad in Westport Town?
Did you see us filming our brand new Westport Adventure Video ad in Westport Town?

Behind The Scenes

Our Social Media Executive Ger Duffy was on hand to capture the magic behind the scenes with these amazing images.

Recognise Westport town or any of our fantastic local extras?

A big thank you to all the locals who took part in filming our Westport Adventure video.
A big thank you to all the locals who took part in filming our Westport Adventure video.
Roamer filming video ad in Westport.
Roamer filming video ad in Westport.
The Roamer team prepping our amazing local actors.
The Roamer team prepping our amazing local actors.
The Roamer team capturing the streets of Westport.
The Roamer team capturing the streets of Westport.
The Roamer team prepping a scene for our new Westport Adventure video.
The Roamer team prepping a scene for our new Westport Adventure video.
Smiles all round on Westport Adventure filming day.
Smiles all round on Westport Adventure filming day.

Westport Adventure Video Ad Coming Soon

Keep an eye on our social media for the grand reveal of our Westport Adventure ad.

And don’t forget to book your tickets to Westport Adventure, Mayo’s newest outdoor adventure park – opening May 3rd!

Complete with brand new activities including Aerial Trekking, Ziplining, Climbing Zone, Giant Swings and Ireland’s largest Net Park, it’s the biggest adventure you’ll have this summer.

Westport Adventure video ad - coming soon!
Westport Adventure video ad – coming soon!

Ireland’s Largest Net Park at Westport Adventure

What’s a Net Park?

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