Saturday July 4, 2020

Irons: Ireland sells itself short

Actor asks: ’Why aren’t people in Cork? Killer snakes?’

Nadine O’Regan

Arts Editor and Columnist

@nadineoregan
30th August, 2015
Actor Jeremy Irons has a home at Kilcoe Castle in west Cork Picture: John Allen

The Oscar-winning actor Jeremy Irons has called on the Irish government to pay more attention to the things Ireland does well, and market the country in a way that properly recognises its attributes.

“Cork needs revitalising,” Irons told The Sunday Business Post in a wide-ranging interview from his home in west Cork.

“All of Ireland needs to find what it can offer the world, and sadly I don’t think it’s going to, because...

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