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Moe Better Blues
26 Jan 2015 | With his powerhouse performance in Terry McMahon’s award-winning ‘Patrick’s Day’ about to make him a star, Moe Dunford catches his breath long enough to talk with IFTN’s Paul Byrne. 
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Last night a PJ saved my life
23 Jan 2015 | One of Ireland’s most successful funnymen, thanks to the likes of TV hits ‘Naked Camera’ and ‘Next Week’s News’, PJ Gallagher talks to IFTN’s Paul Byrne about his crippling stage fright, the subject of his Reality Bites documentary. 
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IFTA Announces Details of Upcoming Events
23 Jan 2015 | The Irish Film and Television Academy has announced details of five events that will be held throughout February and March – with topics ranging from television trends to music on the screen and guests including Oscar nominee Whit Stillman, Casting Director Maureen Hughes, and IFTA winning documentary filmmaker Maurice Sweeney. 
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Making The Cut: Career advice from the cast and crew of ‘The Fall’
22 Jan 2015 | With the CAO deadline fast approaching (1st February), IFTN has scanned the archives to gather key advice from the cast and crew of the IFTA-winning ‘The Fall’, the critically acclaimed Belfast-set police procedural starring Jamie Dornan and Gillian Anderson. 
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Gavin O'Connor talks about role on hit RTÉ show ‘Charlie’
20 Jan 2015 | Playing the controversial Roscommon politician Sean Doherty in RTE’s acclaimed series Charlie ‘was just a dream role’ Gavin O’Connor tells IFTN’s Paul Byrne. 
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Jim Sheridan’s The Secret Scripture begins shooting in Ireland
13 Jan 2015 | Ferndale Films has announced that principal photography on Jim Sheridan’s film adaptation of ‘The Secret Scripture’ has begun in Ireland and is due to wrap on 6th March. 
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Girl, Intercepted
09 Jan 2015 | About to head off to India to shoot ‘Les Cowboys’, the busy Antonia Campbell Hughes takes a breather to talk career, clothes, childhood and Crowe with IFTN’s Paul Byrne. 
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Gaiety School of Acting to host Open Day on Saturday, January 10th
09 Jan 2015 | The Gaiety School of Acting - The National Theatre School of will host an Open Day for prospective students for Full Time & One Year Part Time Courses on Saturday 10th January 2015 at the Gaiety School of Acting, Essex Street West in Temple Bar from 10.30am to 3.30pm. 
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Picnic at Red Rock?
02 Jan 2015 | As TV3 give it their best daytime soap shot with January’s Red Rock, Paul Byrne talks to the cast playing the rival families causing all the drama. 
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Christmas/New Year Edition: IFTN Interviews ‘Damo & Ivor’’s Hannah Crowley
19 Dec 2014 | In the midst of the holiday season and looking back on the year gone by, IFTN interviews Hannah Crowley, who plays the wealthy-but-witless Sarah-Jane in RTE’s ‘Damo And Ivor’… 
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‘Moone Boy’ wins Best Sitcom at the British Comedy Awards
17 Dec 2014 | Irish comedy ‘Moone Boy’ won Best Sitcom at the 2014 British Comedy Awards last night, while there were also awards for Irish performers Brendan O’ Carroll, Graham Norton, Aisling Bea - and for Arthur Matthews new show ‘Toast of London’. 
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Saoirse Ronan and Corey McKinley nominated for Young Performer of the Year at London Critics' Circle Film Awards
17 Dec 2014 | Irish actors Saoirse Ronan (‘Brooklyn’, ‘Byzantium’) and Corey McKinley have both been nominated in the Young Performer of the Year category at the 35th London Critics’ Circle Film Awards. 
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Irish Casting Round-Up
15 Dec 2014 | This week saw Irish actors Sarah Bolger, Andrew Scott and Brian F O’Byrne land roles in major international productions, while Chris O’Dowd signs with WME… 
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Moe Dunford to Receive Shooting Star Award
11 Dec 2014 | Moe Dunford – who has most recently starred in the award-winning ‘Patrick’s Day’ – is one of ten European actors to receive a Shooting Star award in Berlin on 7th February, as part of the Berlin International Film Festival. 
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Irish Actors Among SAG Nominees
11 Dec 2014 | The nominees for the 2015 Screen Actors Guild Awards have been announced, with Allen Leech garnering two nominations for being part of the cast ensemble of television series ‘Downton Abbey’ and the British film ‘The Imitation Game’. 
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Wins for Brendan Gleeson, Andrew Scott and Stephen Rennicks at the 17th BIFA Awards
08 Dec 2014 | Actors Brendan Gleeson and Andrew Scott – and composer Stephen Rennicks – were the big Irish winners at the 17th annual Moët British Independent Film Awards on Sunday, December 7th. 
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TV3 unveils full ‘Red Rock’ cast
08 Dec 2014 | TV3 has today announced the complete cast of its brand new soap ‘Red Rock’ along with the first official images of the families we will get to know and either love or loathe, from January 2015. 
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Casting Round-Up
26 Nov 2014 | Carla Mooney lands role in spy thriller ‘Kickback’ opposite John Cusack, Stuart Townsend nabs multi-episode part in US TV show ‘Elementary’ and Jason Barry and Brian Robinson both to star in new feature ‘Murphy’ from Caspian Pictures. 
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Casting & Audition Workshop with Louise Kiely Casting At The Gaiety School Of Acting On Sunday, 23rd November
18 Nov 2014 | The Gaiety School of Acting - The National Theatre School of Ireland is running a Casting & Audition Workshop this Sunday 23rd November at Essex Street West, Temple Bar from 10am - 5pm. 
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'Standby's Brian Gleeson
14 Nov 2014 | Brian Gleeson is the leading man, opposite Jessica Paré, in Rob and Ronan Burke's 'Standby', out this weekend. 
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