Passing the screen test: Fiachna Ó Braonáin interview

Best known for his years as a mainstay of Hothouse Flowers, the musician turned broadcaster has now dipped his toe into the world of acting with a role in TG4’s Ros na Rún

Fiachna Ó Braonáin: ‘I have to get over hating the sound of my own voice first.’ Photo: Bryan Meade

The past year should have been an eventful and joyous one for Fiachna Ó Braonáin. In addition to his broadcasting duties on RTE Radio 1’s Late Date, he was planning to reunite with his fellow Hothouse Flowers members for a lengthy tour, including a date at the 50th anniversary of Glastonbury. He was also immersed in creating a documentary about Clannad‘s Moya Brennan.

As we know all too well, 2020 had a strange way of ...