That’s the big question the Irish – north and south, and on both sides of the Atlantic – will be asking when they tune into the Academy Awards ceremonies on Sunday, March 27th, at The Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. No matter who wins, it’s going to be a big night for the Irish. Van Morrison, Jessie Buckley and Ciarán Hinds join Branagh as Irish-born entertainers looking to grab … [Read more...] about Hibernia Arts: Will this finally be the year for Kenneth Branagh?
In just a few weeks, Ireland - and the world - will mark the 50th anniversary of “Bloody Sunday.” That was the gruesome, January 1972 day when British soldiers opened fire on civil rights marchers in Derry, killing over a dozen, and sending the Northern Ireland Troubles into a violent new phase. All those bullets and bombs have made it difficult to tell more intimate … [Read more...] about Belfast and Young Plato
A night of creative expression recalling the Troubles in Northern Ireland, sponsored by the Irish government in tandem with Poetry Ireland, was exhibited at both the Lyric Theatre in Belfast and the Barbican Centre in London in April in honor of the Good Friday Agreement’s 20-year anniversary. The program, called “A Further Shore,” focused on the necessity of keeping the spirit … [Read more...] about Good Friday Agreement 20th Anniversary Marked in London and Belfast
The “Quality TV” era continues to provide Irish actors with all kinds of work.
In March, Northern Irish thespian Ciaran Hinds will team up with Jared Harris – former Mad Men star and son of Irish Hollywood legend Richard Harris – for the AMC thriller series The Terror. The show, based on the 2007 novel by Dan Simmons, chronicles the British navy’s attempts to locate and … [Read more...] about Irish Eye on Hollywood:
The Golden Age of Irish Prestige TV
Northern Irishman Ciaran Hinds remains as busy as ever. In August, he co-stars in Hitman: Agent 47, about a ruthless assassin who partners with a desperate woman in search of family secrets. Hinds will also appear in the upcoming biopic Bleed for This, about American boxer Vinny Pazienza. Bleed for This will also star Katey Sagal and BAFTA nominee Miles Teller … [Read more...] about Irish Eye on Hollywood: Ciaran Hinds Keeps Moving Up