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From TheJournal.ie Barry Keoghan on Irish gangster film Calm With Horses: 'We all know characters like them' Calm With Horses

Barry Keoghan on Irish gangster film Calm With Horses: 'We all know characters like them'

The film was shot in the West of Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Heard that one about the play featuring a monk who hijacked an Irish plane? A Holy Show

Heard that one about the play featuring a monk who hijacked an Irish plane?

We spoke to its writer and director Janet Moran about crafting A Holy Show.

From TheJournal.ie Actor fired from musical due to dyslexia receives €20,000 in compensation WRC

Actor fired from musical due to dyslexia receives €20,000 in compensation

The Workplace Relations Commission found against the Zak Group production company.

From TheJournal.ie 'People with intellectual disabilities were made feel their stories weren’t as valuable as the next person's' Making A Mark

'People with intellectual disabilities were made feel their stories weren’t as valuable as the next person's'

Mark Smith, who has Down Syndrome is performing in a new show about his life, written by Shaun Dunne.

From TheJournal.ie Abbey 'committed' to change after January's damning open letter from actors and directors Culture

Abbey 'committed' to change after January's damning open letter from actors and directors

As part of the changes, the theatre has committed to a review of all pay rates, with any amendments to be implemented in 2020.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'I wanted to pursue my acting dreams - but having kids was a huge risk. What should I do?' Opinion

Opinion: 'I wanted to pursue my acting dreams - but having kids was a huge risk. What should I do?'

Actress Sarah Carroll held off on expanding her family because of her job – but writes about how she eventually managed to make it work.

From The42 Bayern boss says player faked cramps during Liverpool draw Acting

Bayern boss says player faked cramps during Liverpool draw

The Bavarians’ manager has revealed that Javi Martinez strategically wasted time in Tuesday’s scoreless draw.

From TheJournal.ie Artists who wrote letter criticising Abbey Theatre direction 'won't be blacklisted' Complaint

Artists who wrote letter criticising Abbey Theatre direction 'won't be blacklisted'

That was among the sentiments expressed at an Oireachtas committee meeting today during which the current issues with the Abbey Theatre were discussed.

From TheJournal.ie Rupert Everett: 'The UK and Ireland are probably the two best places in the world to be gay' The Happy Prince

Rupert Everett: 'The UK and Ireland are probably the two best places in the world to be gay'

The actor has directed and written a new film about Oscar Wilde.

From TheJournal.ie Dry mouth, sweaty hands: Why do people hate public speaking? Science Of Confidence

Dry mouth, sweaty hands: Why do people hate public speaking?

It’s something a lot of us are afraid of.

From TheJournal.ie Emma Stone is the world's highest-paid actress Forbes

Emma Stone is the world's highest-paid actress

Stone, who won the best actress Oscar for her role in La La Land, made $26 million in pre-tax earnings in the year up to June.

From TheJournal.ie Amateur dramatics: Singing, dancing and finding joy in the darkness Phoenix From The Ashes

Amateur dramatics: Singing, dancing and finding joy in the darkness

Am dram societies play a vital role in communities around Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Actor John Heard, who played the father in Home Alone, has died aged 72 Hollywood

Actor John Heard, who played the father in Home Alone, has died aged 72

He had been recovering from back surgery.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should acting awards scrap 'male' and 'female' categories? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should acting awards scrap 'male' and 'female' categories?

There have been previous suggestions to combine the Oscars’ male and female categories into one.

From TheJournal.ie 'You hear a lot about our generation being lost - but we're just trying to cope' Youth Theatre

'You hear a lot about our generation being lost - but we're just trying to cope'

Youth theatre is giving young people in Ireland the chance to express themselves, grow confident, and deal with issues in their lives.

From TheJournal.ie A US judge has ruled you have a right to know all these actors' ages Hollywood

A US judge has ruled you have a right to know all these actors' ages

The Screen Actors Guild thinks publishing actor’s ages leads to discrimination.

From TheJournal.ie A 'fluke' brought this Love/Hate actor from working in a call centre to Broadway Stephen Jones

A 'fluke' brought this Love/Hate actor from working in a call centre to Broadway

Jones will star in This Lime Tree Bower later this month.

Irish Harry Potter actress Evanna Lynch has written movingly about working with Alan Rickman

Lynch says Rickman was the only member of the Potter cast to meet her “fangirl expectations”.

From TheJournal.ie Make me a stand-up comedian: Week 5 Don't Make Me Laugh

Make me a stand-up comedian: Week 5

We’re half way through, but my routine is nowhere near even started…

From TheJournal.ie "We're going 'mother of God, how are we going to survive in this country?'" Carrickmines

"We're going 'mother of God, how are we going to survive in this country?'"

Actor Michael Collins speaks to us about Traveller life in Ireland, and his latest role.

From TheJournal.ie What Fran did next: Peter Coonan goes Italian for the stage A View From The Bridge

What Fran did next: Peter Coonan goes Italian for the stage

Coonan spoke to us about the transition from stage to screen.

From TheJournal.ie Pirates of the Caribbean actor goes to Syria to help 'obliterate' Islamic State Michael Enright This post contains videos

Pirates of the Caribbean actor goes to Syria to help 'obliterate' Islamic State

He said has written to family and friends to tell them he loves them as he “might not see them again”.

From TheJournal.ie "She could set the world alight - but she’s not allowed, so she sets fire to people’s hair" Who Is Hedda Gabler

"She could set the world alight - but she’s not allowed, so she sets fire to people’s hair"

Actress Catherine Walker talks about playing Hedda Gabler.

From The42 Goalkeeper pretends to be knocked unconscious to avoid sending off Asleep On The Job

Goalkeeper pretends to be knocked unconscious to avoid sending off

That or he needed a quick snooze before his early bath.

This video of Irish actors crying on demand is oddly compelling

So, THAT’S how it’s done.

From TheJournal.ie Grab the popcorn: Stars descend on London to compete for BAFTA glory Winner Takes It All This post contains images

Grab the popcorn: Stars descend on London to compete for BAFTA glory

Best and worst dressed, tearful speeches and awkward red carpet moments…

Irish actor Jack Reynor wins top prize at Sundance Film Festival

Reynor was honoured for his role in Glassland, a film by Irish director Gerard Barrett.

From TheJournal.ie Miss Marple actress Geraldine McEwan dies aged 82 RIP

Miss Marple actress Geraldine McEwan dies aged 82

She also played Sister Bridget in the acclaimed movie The Magdalene Sisters.

Saoirse Ronan's new film is already getting Oscar buzz

Brooklyn, based on a Colm Tóibín novel, earned huge buzz at the Sundance Film Festival.

From TheJournal.ie Six actors who underwent amazing transformations for movies New Face

Six actors who underwent amazing transformations for movies

And you thought you worked hard for the money…

From TheJournal.ie Golden era Hollywood actress Luise Rainer dies aged 104 RIP

Golden era Hollywood actress Luise Rainer dies aged 104

Her roles ranged from the 1930s German stage to television’s The Love Boat.

Former Game of Thrones actress has excellent reaction to being cut

Myrcella Baratheon was recast, and the original actress wants you to know how she feels about it.

From TheJournal.ie Actor Bob Hoskins has died aged 71 RIP

Actor Bob Hoskins has died aged 71

Hoskins will be remembered as the star of The Long Good Friday, Who Framed Roger Rabbit and Brazil.

The mystery of the man being walked on a lead around London has been solved

Was it a role-playing exercise? A PR stunt? An art project?

From TheJournal.ie In memory: Past drama students of Gladys Sheehan set up their own theatre group Acting Legend

In memory: Past drama students of Gladys Sheehan set up their own theatre group

Over the years, hundreds of young people went through the Gladys Sheehan’s acting school. Now her past students have set up the Bloomers Theatre Group in her honour.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Philip Seymour Hoffman's death challenges our cosy stereotypes about addicts Heroin

Column: Philip Seymour Hoffman's death challenges our cosy stereotypes about addicts

For a short period, at least, death from heroin overdose has moved from the category of ‘things that will never happen to me or my friends’ to ‘things that can happen to anyone’, writes Tony Duffin.

The most hilarious 'just heard bad news' acting ever

This moment is DRAMATIC.

Meet the most famous actors who've never won an Emmy Award

They were robbed. ROBBED.

From The42 6 great movie scenes featuring sports stars Ace

6 great movie scenes featuring sports stars

From Dan Marino to Michael Jordan, we look at those who swapped sports for the silver screen.

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