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WATCH George Clooney talks ‘spectacular’ Ireland, the Laois accent and Bono on Jimmy Kimmel

Irish-American actor George Clooney must have had a little difficulty understanding the Laois accent when he visited Ireland over Easter. The Hollywood star spoke about his Easter holiday in Ireland, his first visit to the country, when he appeared on the popular Jimmy Kimmel Show on US TV. He was impressed on his arrival at […]

George Clooney lines up movie about Irish sculptor’s friendship with man who shot Abraham Lincoln dead

George Clooney is in talks about making a movie about an Irish sculptor’s close friendship with the man who assassinated Abraham Lincoln. News of the possible movie about Co Laois man Launt Thompson comes after the Hollywood actor and director made a private Easter journey to Ireland to meet his Irish relatives for the first […]

George and Amal Clooney in Co Laois for Easter

The Hollywood actor George Clooney, his wife Amal and two children have spent a number of days in Co Laois getting to know his Irish relatives. They attended a planned family get together which was organised by his parents renowned broadcaster Nicholas (85) and his writer wife Nina (80) who arrived from the US a […]