Chapter 88: Emmet Kirwan

By What's the Story? Podcast

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This week the lads are joined by one of Ireland's modern treasures. Emmet Kirwan recently captured the hearts and minds of Ireland with his incredible poem "Heartbreak". The video that accompanied the poem has been viewed over 1.3 million times and has been shared over 20,000 times on Facebook alone.   As one of the nation's most recognisable voices, Emmet has continually produced work that connects with the audience and evokes both emotion and thought. His work on the RTE series "Sarah and Steve", his performance of the poem "Just Saying", and most recently his award winning play "Dublin Old School" have all received highly positive reviews.   Ireland has produced some incredible artists throughout history, it was a pleasure speaking to one of the modern greats on this week's podcast. is brought to you by Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel, visit for more. 

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