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Chris O'Dowd picks up Creative Arts Emmy Award for State of the Union
16 Sep 2019 | Irish actor Chris O’Dowd has won his first Creative Arts Emmy Award for his performance in short-form comedy series, State of the Union. 
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Wildcard Distribution to release The Nightingale in Irish cinemas on November 29th
11 Sep 2019 | Wildcard Distribution has announced it will be working on the Irish cinema release of Jennifer Kent’s The Nightingale on 29th November 2019. 
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'Detainment' Star Ely Solan Wins Young Artist Award
09 Sep 2019 | The 14-year old Galway native picked up the Best Performance in a Short Film - Young Actor award for his performance in Vincent Lambe’s Oscar-nominated short film ‘Detainment’. 
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IFTN Talks with Charleigh Bailey, Writer and Star of new RTÉ Comedy Pilot 'Headcases'
06 Sep 2019 | IFTN caught up with Charleigh ('A Date for Mad Mary') ahead of Headcases’ release on RTÉ to talk about the inspiration behind the pilot, working as a debut writer, and the Screen Ireland /RTÉ Scripted Comedy series initiative. 
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Applications Open for Stage Combat Course at the Gaiety School of Acting
05 Sep 2019 | The Gaiety School of Acting is now accepting applications from participant who wish to take part in its upcoming Stage Combat course, which begins in October. 
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Colin Farrell Launches New Production Company - Chapel Place Productions
28 Aug 2019 | The Irish actor has launched his production firm with a feature film adaptation of Irish crime novel ‘The Ruin’, alongside producer, Lee Magiday (‘The Favourite’, ‘The Lobster’). 
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Barry Keoghan Joins the Cast of Marvel’s ‘The Eternals’
26 Aug 2019 | The Irish actor’s involvement in the franchise was announced in front of 7,000 fans at Disney’s biennial fan convention, D23. 
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Aisling Bea’s New Comedy Series ‘This Way Up’ Begins Streaming on Hulu
22 Aug 2019 | The six-part comedy drama, written by and starring the Irish comedian (8 out of 10 Cats, Finding Joy), is now streaming on Hulu. 
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Damien Molony Talks Brassic Ahead of its Debut on Sky One this Thursday at 10pm
21 Aug 2019 | IFTN previously caught up with Irish actor Damien Molony to find out more about Sky’s new comedy series, how he got involved and the making the most of awkward scenes. 
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Principal Photography Underway on New NI-Based Comedic-Thriller Pixie
20 Aug 2019 | Filming has begun on Pixie, which sees Barnaby Thompson (St. Trinian's 1&2) direct a script penned by Preston Thompson (Kids In Love). 
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Moe Dunford Becomes New Patron of the Irish Film Festival London
20 Aug 2019 | Leading Irish film and TV actor Moe Dunford is the new Patron of the Irish Film Festival London (IFFL), one of the world’s largest international Irish film festivals. 
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Ann Skelly Cast in HBO Sci-Fi Drama Series ‘The Nevers’
01 Aug 2019 | The Irish actress was one of 12 additions to the cast of the sci-fi series, which is being run by 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' creator and 'The Avengers' writer/director Joss Whedon. 
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David Freyne’s 'Beards' Acquired by Altitude and Wildcard
31 Jul 2019 | Altitude has acquired the UK distribution rights and international sales on Beards, whilst Irish distribution company Wildcard Distribution will handle the Irish release of the project. 
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7th Annual Bow Street Graduation Showcase Takes Place at the Light House Cinema
25 Jul 2019 | The graduation ceremony took place at the Light House Cinema in Dublin on Wednesday 24th July, with directors, producers, agents, casting directors and industry guests in attendance. 
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Applications open for the Gaiety School of Acting One Year Part-time Programme
24 Jul 2019 | The Gaiety School of Acting is currently accepting applications for its one year part-time programme. 
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Jessie Buckley Cast in Season 4 of FX Series Fargo
19 Jul 2019 | The Irish actress and star of Wild Rose and HBO’s Chernobyl has been cast in the latest instalment of the successful crime anthology. 
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Irish Hopefuls Named Amongst 2019 Emmy Award Nominations as Game of Thrones Breaks Records
17 Jul 2019 | Fiona Shaw, Chris O’Dowd, Michael Harte, Carla Stronge, Hannah Peel and Game of Thrones production sound mixers Ronan Hill, Simon Kerr and Daniel Crowley have all been nominated at the 2019 Emmy Awards. 
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IFTA to Host In Conversation With... John & Ros Hubbard at Galway Film Fleadh
12 Jul 2019 | Legendary Casting Directors John & Ros Hubbard will take part in a special IFTA In Conversation with Áine Moriarty at the Galway Film Fleadh on Saturday, July 13th. 
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Talent Nation Accepting Applications for Nationwide Talent Competition
10 Jul 2019 | The winner of Talent Nation’s search for Ireland’s top talent will receive a €10,000 cash prize in association FM104. 
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IFTA to Host In Conversation With Liam Cunningham
28 Jun 2019 | The Game of Thrones star discusses his eminent screen-acting career with the Irish Film and Television Academy on July 2nd.   
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