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#Simon Delaney

Here's how that awkward IFTA selfie turned out

It didn’t exactly go to plan.

Michael Fassbender and Jamie Dornan top star-studded IFTA guest list

The actors will be in Dublin for the 11th Annual Irish Film and Television Awards tomorrow night.

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From TheJournal.ie Leading actors call for ban on fur factory farming in Ireland Fur Farming

Leading actors call for ban on fur factory farming in Ireland

Former The Clinic star Rachel Pilkington is heading a campaign supported by the likes of Saoirse Ronan and Victoria Smurfit to ban the practice of farming certain animals for their fur in Ireland.

'Love/Hate' wins big at 2012 IFTA awards

RTÉ’s thrilling crime drama takes seven awards at the 2012 gongs, while The Guard and Albert Nobbs share the film honours.

Gallery: Check out the red carpet arrivals at the IFTAs 2012 IFTAs This post contains images

Gallery: Check out the red carpet arrivals at the IFTAs 2012

Stars of the big and small screen have gathered for the Irish Film and Television Awards.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Thursday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

In tonight’s Fix: The low-down on Greece (and why it’s extra bad for Silvio), some good news for mortgage holders and the best picture of Michael Noonan you will see for a while.

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Jerry Springer and friends take on Dublin

The star of the show Simon Delaney took a few minutes out of rehearsal to talk to TheJournal.ie about the show and how he is Ireland’s answer to George Clooney.

SEAN PENN has been spotted out and about in Dublin today – and will reportedly begin shooting in the Irish capital on a new film next week.

The €21m production, This Must be the Place, will also feature Frances McDormand, Simon Delaney, Olwen Fouere and Eve Hewson – Bono’s daughter.

The project, which  received € 500,000 funding from the Irish Film Board, will be the English language debut of Italian director Paolo Sorrentino.

Penn is set to star in the film as “middle-aged wealthy rock star bored in his retirement, who takes on the quest of finding his father’s executioner, an ex-Nazi war criminal who is a refugee in the US”.

Former Talking Heads frontman David Byrne is also on board for the project and is signed to will produce the score for the movie – which is named after a famous Talking Heads track.

The cast and crew will be in Ireland until the end of the month, with the remainder of the shoot set to take place for New York, Detroit and New Mexico.