Appetite For Distraction

Have you seen my best friend Saoirse’s new movie Lady Bird? Yes, of course she’s my best friend: we both have hybrid accents and we both have a mum and, yes, I’m obsessed with her

25th February, 2018
Saoirse Ronan, Ireland’s sweetheart, who has managed to appear in an Ed Sheeran video and still look cool afterwards Pic: Getty

It is, quite frankly, rude that we’ve had to wait this long for an Irish cinema release of Lady Bird. Finally, this weekend it hits our cinemas led by our very own Saoirse Ronan. Light of our lives, carrier of the gospel of Irish pronunciation, owner of a face that looks simultaneously like a nurse and a goddess (not that all nurses aren’t goddesses, but Saoirse looks like she’d get you an extra pillow or...

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