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Derry Girls star Peter Campion speaks about meeting fans after playing ‘sexy priest’


Derry Girls star Peter Campion says that people come up to him in the street to speak to him about his role as the ‘sexy priest’ in Derry Girls.

The actor, who has also starred in Peaky Blinders and Love/Hate says that he didn’t intend to become a sex symbol in the hit show.

Derry Girls star reveals the lie she told to impress her boyfriend before finding fame

Derry Girls star Saoirse-Monica Jackson has spoken about her life before she found fame on the hit show – including a lie told for months to impress her boyfriend.

Jackson stars as Erin Quinn on the modern classic comedy series and has the world at her feet.

Maureen O’Hara statue removed after 48 hours because of protests by angry locals

A statue commemorating the great Maureen O’Hara has been taken down after just 48 hours after dismayed locals argued it looked nothing like her.

The bronze sculpture, in the picturesque village of Glengarriff, Co Cork, of the Irish movie legend was commissioned by the council and cost €33,000.

British workers love hearing good news from someone with an Irish accent

British people love to hear an Irish accent when they’re at work as it is considered to be more calming than any UK accent.

That is according to a survey by telecommunications company Moneypenny, who asked UK workers to rate various accents across Britain and Ireland.

Derry Girls star says it is exhausting playing a teen and reveals how she unwinds


Irish star Jamie-Lee O’Donnell has spoken about how ‘exhausting’ it is to play a teenager in the modern classic comedy series Derry girls.

O’Donnell starred as the feisty teenager Michelle Mallon on the show from 2018 until the final season in 2022, by which time she was actually 30 years old.

Take a look inside the former home of Irish legend Gabriel Byrne

The former Dublin home of one of Ireland’s greatest actors was put on the market recently and comes with a wonderful rooftop seating area – and a few more surprises.

The property – once owned by Gabriel Byrne – is located at walking distance to the city centre but far enough away from the hustle and bustle on the “highly desirable and tranquil” Herbert Lane.

Comedian Dara O’Briain speaks about meeting his birth mother for the first time


Irish comedian Dara O’Briain has spoken about the moment he met his birth mother face to face for the first time.

The Mock The Week star has always known that he was adopted and his parents never tried to hide the fact from him.

Cillian Murphy left the UK because his kids had developed ‘posh English accents’


Irish star Cillian Murphy has revealed that he moved back home after years living in the UK because his children had developed ‘posh English accents’.

The Peaky Blinders star was born in Cork but has lived in London for several years before bringing has family home to Ireland.

Beautiful moment as Irish charity workers reunite Ukrainian grandmother with her beloved dog

Big hearted Irish charity workers went the extra mile – or more like 1,530 miles – to reunite a Ukrainian woman with a beloved family member.

Their actions set the wheels in motion for an epic 12 day journey across eight European borders for a black labrador-cross to reunite her owner.

Gumtree bans advertising dogs in Ireland to stop cruel illegal breeders and smugglers


Gumtree in Ireland has banned advertising of dogs after concerns the site was being used in the illegal trade in puppies.

It follows a change of ownership of the popular listings site.