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New novel from Normal People author Sally Rooney to be published in September
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New novel from Normal People author Sally Rooney to be published in September

Jan 12th 2021, 5:18 PM 16,942 Views 12 Comments

Beautiful World, Where Are You follows two best friends as they navigate love, friendship and sex heading into their thirties.

Toy Show and Varadkar's Patrick's Day address most-watched RTÉ broadcasts last year
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Toy Show and Varadkar's Patrick's Day address most-watched RTÉ broadcasts last year

Jan 11th 2021, 3:29 PM 12,261 Views 20 Comments

Normal People is up there too.

Paul Mescal narrates Sky Sports' All-Ireland football final promo
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Paul Mescal narrates Sky Sports' All-Ireland football final promo

Dec 18th 2020, 11:36 AM 6,799 Views 0 Comments

Bali…haunis!

Paul Mescal pays tribute to co-star Daisy Edgar-Jones following Emmy nod for Normal People
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Paul Mescal pays tribute to co-star Daisy Edgar-Jones following Emmy nod for Normal People

Jul 29th 2020, 7:03 AM 36,194 Views 6 Comments

Mescal thanked the show’s producers and co-star Daisy Edgar-Jones.

Paul Mescal gets Emmy nod with four nominations for Normal People
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Paul Mescal gets Emmy nod with four nominations for Normal People

Jul 28th 2020, 6:09 PM 28,947 Views 28 Comments

The TV show is based on the book of the same name by Mayo writer Sally Rooney.

Planning permission is being sought for Wicklow's third major film studio
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Planning permission is being sought for Wicklow's third major film studio

Jul 2nd 2020, 11:37 AM 13,481 Views 9 Comments

The scheme could deliver 1,500 jobs in the sector.

Dublin's bid to 'capitalise' on Normal People success and attract international productions
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Dublin's bid to 'capitalise' on Normal People success and attract international productions

Jul 1st 2020, 6:30 AM 16,584 Views 9 Comments

Productions like Normal People, Penny Dreadful and The Rhythm Section were all shot on location in Dublin.

RTÉ's Normal People and Fleabag crossover for Comic Relief got the world talking (and swooning) last night
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RTÉ's Normal People and Fleabag crossover for Comic Relief got the world talking (and swooning) last night

Jun 27th 2020, 7:36 AM 69,523 Views 35 Comments

The scene got people talking and trending online.

Normal People's Paul Mescal to raffle off chain to raise money for Pieta House
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Normal People's Paul Mescal to raffle off chain to raise money for Pieta House

May 26th 2020, 6:56 AM 26,781 Views 27 Comments

The raffle opened yesterday and runs until 8 June.

Over 50 viewers contact RTÉ over 'disappointment and unhappiness' with Normal People
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Over 50 viewers contact RTÉ over 'disappointment and unhappiness' with Normal People

May 21st 2020, 7:00 AM 90,140 Views 90 Comments

Rights to the show have been purchased in countries including Australia, Canada, and Japan.

Before Normal People: A brief history of Irish TV sex controversies
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Before Normal People: A brief history of Irish TV sex controversies

May 20th 2020, 9:49 PM 32,344 Views 30 Comments

Introducing The Tube: We’ll be taking a look at the good, the bad and the ugly of Ireland’s TV past every Wednesday evening.

The Remote: Normal People in Italy, and reliving a certain World Cup '90 match - it's your weekly TV Guide
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The Remote: Normal People in Italy, and reliving a certain World Cup '90 match - it's your weekly TV Guide

May 19th 2020, 6:00 PM 20,304 Views 2 Comments

From the youngest members of the family to teenagers to mum and dad, we’ve got you covered here.

Over 370,000 viewers tuned in to watch Normal People
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Over 370,000 viewers tuned in to watch Normal People

May 5th 2020, 5:13 PM 33,324 Views 23 Comments

On the RTÉ Player, 301,000 streams have been watched to date, making it the strongest drama opening ever on this platform.

Why the conversation around Normal People's sex scenes shows how Ireland has changed
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Why the conversation around Normal People's sex scenes shows how Ireland has changed

May 2nd 2020, 10:00 AM 49,977 Views 70 Comments

The issue of consent is to the forefront – and the complaints are at a minimum.

Quiz: How well do you know the Normal People book?
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Quiz: How well do you know the Normal People book?

May 1st 2020, 9:30 PM 27,780 Views 14 Comments

Be warned, there are spoilers for the book and TV show in this quiz.

RTÉ received 37 informal complaints about first two episodes of Normal People
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RTÉ received 37 informal complaints about first two episodes of Normal People

May 1st 2020, 5:43 PM 93,134 Views 132 Comments

The episodes were broadcast last Tuesday night on RTÉ 1.

'The exact opposite of social distancing': The makers of Normal People on bringing Irish sex to TV screens
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'The exact opposite of social distancing': The makers of Normal People on bringing Irish sex to TV screens

Apr 25th 2020, 8:00 PM 95,372 Views 26 Comments

Based on the best-selling Irish novel of the same name, the show has generated huge hype.

Irish author Sally Rooney becomes youngest ever winner of prestigious Costa Novel Award
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Irish author Sally Rooney becomes youngest ever winner of prestigious Costa Novel Award

Jan 8th 2019, 8:29 AM 13,760 Views 4 Comments

Rooney got the gong for her second novel Normal People.

Sally Rooney and Donal Ryan have been shortlisted for the prestigious Costa Novel Award
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Sally Rooney and Donal Ryan have been shortlisted for the prestigious Costa Novel Award

Nov 23rd 2018, 10:56 AM 7,334 Views 2 Comments

Both of the authors were also longlisted for this year’s Man Booker Prize.

'Sally Rooney's gives a perfect insight into the expectations placed on women when it comes to sex'
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# Normal People

'Sally Rooney's gives a perfect insight into the expectations placed on women when it comes to sex'

Oct 8th 2018, 7:49 PM 7,574 Views 0 Comments

Rooney puts a lens on a modern, uniquely female experience.

Sally Rooney's new novel is getting a TV adaption directed by Lenny Abrahamson
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# Normal People

Sally Rooney's new novel is getting a TV adaption directed by Lenny Abrahamson

Aug 22nd 2018, 3:13 PM 1,875 Views 0 Comments

The series will debut on BBC Three.

Sally Rooney's Normal People to be adapted for BBC television
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Sally Rooney's Normal People to be adapted for BBC television

Aug 22nd 2018, 10:33 AM 12,708 Views 2 Comments

Lenny Abrahamson is set to direct the programme. Meanwhile, Nicole Kidman is also to co-produce a TV series based on Cecelia Ahern’s book Roar.