Appetite for distraction

Oh-em-gee, Irish actor Saoirse Ronan speaks with an Irish accent! This is an absolutely enormous non-problem

18th August, 2019
Saoirse Ronan has the same accent she had as a child – get over it Pic: Getty

I firmly believe that there are certain people in this country of ours who set alarms to get up early to get angry about Saoirse Ronan’s accent. There is simply no other way to explain the persistent, redundant chat about it, except that there is a lobby of early-rising cranks determined to get riled up about nothing at all.

Every couple of months, the ‘debate’ over what comes out of the 25-year-old’s mouth...

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