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Michael Fassbender to star as serial killer in ‘Entering Hades’
04 May 2016 | Irish actor Michael Fassbender is in talks to star as an Austrian serial killer in ‘Entering Hades’. 
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Irish actor Gabriel Byrne nominated for Tony Award
03 May 2016 | Irish actor Gabriel Byrne, whose film ‘Louder Than Bombs’ is currently showing in Irish cinemas, has been nominated for a Tony Award for his lead performance in Eugene O’Neill’s play Long Day’s Journey Into Night. 
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Irish actress Amy Shiels cast in Showtime’s ‘Twin Peaks’ reboot
28 Apr 2016 | Irish actress Amy Shiels (‘Cowboys & Angels’, ‘Citadel’, ‘Slaughter’) has been cast in David Lynch’s upcoming ‘Twin Peaks’ reboot, scheduled to premiere on Showtime in 2017. 
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LA Acting Coach Crystal Carson to hold intensive workshop in Dublin next month
28 Apr 2016 | In association with ORion Productions, LA based Acting Coach Crystal Carson will take her three day intensive acting workshops to Dublin from May 11-13. 
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Tom Vaughan-Lawlor on playing Padraig Pearse in TV3’s ‘Trial of the Century’
27 Apr 2016 | With ‘Trial of the Century’ about to hit TV3 screens, we talk to Tom Vaughan-Lawlor who plays Irish nationalist Padraig Pearse in the highly anticipated mini-series. 
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Domhnall and Brian Gleeson in talks to star in film with Oscar winners Jennifer Lawrence and Javier Bardem
18 Apr 2016 | Both Domhnall and Brian Gleeson are set to star in a new film from ‘Black Swan’ director Darren Aronofsky. 
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New York Acting School NYCDA holding entrance auditions next month at Filmbase
15 Apr 2016 | The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts is holding entrance auditions in Dublin on 8th May from 10am to 5pm at Filmbase in Dublin. 
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Cillian Murphy to collaborate with Christopher Nolan for the fifth time with ‘Dunkirk’
06 Apr 2016 | Irish actor Cillian Murphy has been cast in Christopher Nolan’s highly anticipated WWII drama ‘Dunkirk’. 
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Double IFTA nominee Domhnall Gleeson to star in Netflix feature about ‘National Lampoon’ creators
05 Apr 2016 | After a very busy 2015 which saw him feature in four Oscar nominated feature films, Irish actor Domhnall Gleeson is showing no signs of slowing down. 
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‘Mammal’ director Rebecca Daly and actor Barry Keoghan talk to IFTN
01 Apr 2016 | With ‘Mammal’ in cinemas today, we talk to writer/director Rebecca Daly and lead actor Barry Keoghan who are both nominated for IFTA Awards at next week’s ceremony. 
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IFTA Rising Star Winners: Where are they now?
01 Apr 2016 | With the 2016 IFTA Film & Drama Awards just over a week away (Saturday, April 9th) – we take a look at the past eight recipients of the IFTA Rising Star Award (sponsored by the Irish Film Board), all of whom have delivered on the promise shown when they received the accolade. 
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IFB and IFTA announce 2016 Rising Star nominees
31 Mar 2016 | The Irish Film Board (IFB) and the Irish Film & Television Academy (IFTA) have announced the Rising Star Award nominees for 2016, the winner of which will be announced at the IFTA Film & Drama Awards ceremony on Saturday, April 9. 
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SPI and Irish Equity sign collective agreement covering Irish TV Drama after 18 months of negotiations
30 Mar 2016 | Following 18 months of progressive negotiations, Screen Producers Ireland and Irish Equity signed a Collective Agreement covering Irish TV Drama production today. 
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A look back over the career of double IFTA nominee Colin Farrell
24 Mar 2016 | The IFTA Film & Drama Awards take place on April 9th with Colin Farrell one of this year’s distinguished double nominees. 
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Actress and comedienne Deirdre O’Kane announced as host of 2016 IFTA Film & Drama Awards
23 Mar 2016 | The Irish Film & Television Academy has announced that award-winning Irish actress and comedienne Deirdre O’Kane will host the 2016 IFTA Film & Drama Awards, taking place at the Round Room of Dublin’s Mansion House on Saturday April 9th. The ceremony will be broadcast on TV3 on Sunday 10th April at 9pm. 
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‘Vikings’ renewed for fifth season as Irish actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers joins cast
18 Mar 2016 | History has commissioned a fifth season of Irish co-produced drama series ‘Vikings’ with Irish actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers joining the cast in an unspecified role. 
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Looking back over a landmark year for the Irish Film and Television industry this St Patrick’s Day
16 Mar 2016 | In what many have described as a golden year for the Irish Film and Television industry, we look back over some of the biggest and most interesting stories of the past year for St Patrick's Day. 
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Channel 4 announce comedy pilot written by Sharon Horgan and starring Eva Birthistle
15 Mar 2016 | Channel 4 has commissioned a new comedy pilot called ‘The Circuit’ which will be co-written by Irish writer Sharon Horgan and will star Irish actress Eva Birthistle as one of the leads. 
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IFTA Announce Nominees for 2016 Film and Drama Awards
14 Mar 2016 | The countdown begins for the Irish film industry's biggest night of the year, acknowledging and rewarding the industry's great work and achievements in this Golden Age of Irish Cinema, at the annual Awards Ceremony taking place at the Round Room of the Mansion House on Saturday 9th April 2016. 
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Roma Downey to Receive the Inaugural Irish Diaspora Award
13 Mar 2016 | The Award recognizes Downey’s extraordinary achievements and vision as both a Producer and an Actress alongside her charity and humanitarian work worldwide. The Award will be presented at the IFTA Awards Ceremony on April 9th in Dublin. 
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