Emmet Kirwan is an Irish playwright and actor perhaps best known for writing and starring in the Irish cult television series Sarah and Steve (2010) as well as Just Saying (2012), The Take (2009), Jack Taylor: Shot Down (2013) and 71 (2014). As a playwright he won the prestigious Stewart Parker award in 2014 for his play Dublin Oldschool. His most recent work, Heartbreak, received 900,000 views in its first two days on YouTube and recently won an IFTA for Best Short Film.
RAP ‘n’ SLAM Poet and broadcaster Lemn Sissay (Gold from the Stone), Emmet Kirwan (whose powerful spoken word film Heartbreak was viewed by over a million people) and Sam Coll, lauded for incredible renditions from his novel, The Abode of Fancy, promise a powerful performance. 3.30PM, June 10th The Chapel, Borris House Supported by Talk […]
PARLOUR PERFORMANCE / DUBLIN OLDSCHOOL Emmet Kirwan takes through his hugely loved spoken word Dublin odyssey, reading favourite passages and revealing the backstory of several of his characters. 6.30PM, June 10th The Granary Borris House Talk included in Weekend and Day Ticket. Purchase individually here.