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.
BUY NOW John Lloyd (Not the Nine O’Clock News), Emmet Kirwan (Dublin Oldschool) and Philip Hensher (The Friendly Ones, The Northern Clemency) talk about representations of masculinity, and the changes that have occurred in recent times.f
Una Mullaly and Emmet Kirwan – a new generation of activists – discuss the hard-fought campaign for the Repeal the 8th Referendum and its implications for the young in Ireland with Fintan O’Toole.f