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21st August, 2016
Mark OHalloran

When Mark O’Halloran was a schoolboy in Ennis, his classmates liked to play a cruel and homophobic joke. “You would be asked to look at your fingernails,” recalls the actor, dramatist and screenwriter, who is best known for authoring the celebrated Irish films Adam and Paul (2004) and Garage (2007).

“If you did this [pulling back his fingers], you were straight. If you did this [extending his fingers and spreading them], you were...

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