Emmet Kirwan

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Emmet Kirwan is an Irish actor, playwright and screenwriter. He is known for starring in RTÉ2's Sarah & Steve and for writing and starring in the 2015 play, and 2018 movie version of Dublin Oldschool.[1][2] Other credits include parts in Ella Enchanted, '71 and Inside I'm Dancing.[3] In 2012 he performed Just Saying, a monologue written and directed by Dave Tynan, which to date has received over 500,000 views on YouTube.[4][5]


  1. ^ "Emmet Kirwan seriously put it to Ryan Tubridy on the Late Late, and people loved him". DailyEdge.ie. 26 May 2018. Archived from the original on 25 June 2018.
  2. ^ Shortall, Eithne (24 June 2018). "Acid test: writer and actor Emmet Kirwan's take on drugs culture hits the big screen". The Times.
  3. ^ "'When a working class person writes, you're asked: Is it like Roddy Doyle?'". TheJournal.ie. 31 January 2016. Archived from the original on 1 February 2016. Retrieved 25 June 2018.
  4. ^ McDonald, Karl (9 January 2013). "'People are defining themselves by tea bags': 'Just Saying' Director Dave Tynan Interview". TotallyDublin.ie. Archived from the original on 15 January 2013. Retrieved 25 June 2018.
  5. ^ Anderson, Nicola (29 December 2012). "'Just saying' film-maker left reeling as short on lost generation strikes a chord online". irish Independent. Retrieved 25 June 2018.

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