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#Normal People

# normal-people - Sunday 15 May, 2022

Lenny Abrahamson on filming sex scenes: 'You'd never do a stunt scene without a stunt coordinator'
# Conversations With Friends
# Conversations With Friends

Lenny Abrahamson on filming sex scenes: 'You'd never do a stunt scene without a stunt coordinator'

Sun 9:30 AM 32,253 Views 10 Comments

The director of the upcoming Conversations With Friends TV series on how he made the film – and those sex scenes.

# normal-people - Monday 5 July, 2021

Normal People wins big at virtual IFTA awards, taking home nine honours
# IFTA
# IFTA

Normal People wins big at virtual IFTA awards, taking home nine honours

Jul 5th 2021, 7:57 AM 14,335 Views 12 Comments

Animated movie Wolfwalkers won Best Film 2021.

# normal-people - Tuesday 15 June, 2021

Normal People leads the field with 15 nominations in the IFTA Irish Academy Awards
# IFTA
# IFTA

Normal People leads the field with 15 nominations in the IFTA Irish Academy Awards

Jun 15th 2021, 12:35 PM 7,860 Views 11 Comments

The runaway TV success of last year, Normal People, is in the running in multiple categories including best drama and best actor.

# normal-people - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

New novel from Normal People author Sally Rooney to be published in September
# Beautiful World
# Beautiful World

New novel from Normal People author Sally Rooney to be published in September

Jan 12th 2021, 5:18 PM 17,009 Views 12 Comments

Beautiful World, Where Are You follows two best friends as they navigate love, friendship and sex heading into their thirties.

# normal-people - Monday 11 January, 2021

Toy Show and Varadkar's Patrick's Day address most-watched RTÉ broadcasts last year
# Television
# Television

Toy Show and Varadkar's Patrick's Day address most-watched RTÉ broadcasts last year

Jan 11th 2021, 3:29 PM 12,374 Views 20 Comments

Normal People is up there too.

# normal-people - Friday 18 December, 2020

Paul Mescal narrates Sky Sports' All-Ireland football final promo
# Having A Normal One
From The42
# Having A Normal One

Paul Mescal narrates Sky Sports' All-Ireland football final promo

Dec 18th 2020, 11:36 AM 6,860 Views 0 Comments

Bali…haunis!

# normal-people - Wednesday 29 July, 2020

Paul Mescal pays tribute to co-star Daisy Edgar-Jones following Emmy nod for Normal People
# Emmys
# Emmys

Paul Mescal pays tribute to co-star Daisy Edgar-Jones following Emmy nod for Normal People

Jul 29th 2020, 7:03 AM 36,220 Views 6 Comments

Mescal thanked the show’s producers and co-star Daisy Edgar-Jones.

# normal-people - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

Paul Mescal gets Emmy nod with four nominations for Normal People
# Hollywood Calling
# Hollywood Calling

Paul Mescal gets Emmy nod with four nominations for Normal People

Jul 28th 2020, 6:09 PM 28,989 Views 28 Comments

The TV show is based on the book of the same name by Mayo writer Sally Rooney.

# normal-people - Thursday 2 July, 2020

Planning permission is being sought for Wicklow's third major film studio
# Lights Camera Action
# Lights Camera Action

Planning permission is being sought for Wicklow's third major film studio

Jul 2nd 2020, 11:37 AM 13,643 Views 10 Comments

The scheme could deliver 1,500 jobs in the sector.

# normal-people - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Dublin's bid to 'capitalise' on Normal People success and attract international productions
# Lights Camera Action
# Lights Camera Action

Dublin's bid to 'capitalise' on Normal People success and attract international productions

Jul 1st 2020, 6:30 AM 16,611 Views 9 Comments

Productions like Normal People, Penny Dreadful and The Rhythm Section were all shot on location in Dublin.

# normal-people - Saturday 27 June, 2020

RTÉ's Normal People and Fleabag crossover for Comic Relief got the world talking (and swooning) last night
# Crossover
# Crossover

RTÉ's Normal People and Fleabag crossover for Comic Relief got the world talking (and swooning) last night

Jun 27th 2020, 7:36 AM 69,598 Views 35 Comments

The scene got people talking and trending online.

# normal-people - Tuesday 26 May, 2020

Normal People's Paul Mescal to raffle off chain to raise money for Pieta House
# Connell's Chain
# Connell's Chain

Normal People's Paul Mescal to raffle off chain to raise money for Pieta House

May 26th 2020, 6:56 AM 26,796 Views 27 Comments

The raffle opened yesterday and runs until 8 June.

# normal-people - Thursday 21 May, 2020

Over 50 viewers contact RTÉ over 'disappointment and unhappiness' with Normal People
# Not Happy
# Not Happy

Over 50 viewers contact RTÉ over 'disappointment and unhappiness' with Normal People

May 21st 2020, 7:00 AM 90,232 Views 90 Comments

Rights to the show have been purchased in countries including Australia, Canada, and Japan.

# normal-people - Wednesday 20 May, 2020

Before Normal People: A brief history of Irish TV sex controversies
# The Tube
# The Tube

Before Normal People: A brief history of Irish TV sex controversies

May 20th 2020, 9:49 PM 32,796 Views 30 Comments

Introducing The Tube: We’ll be taking a look at the good, the bad and the ugly of Ireland’s TV past every Wednesday evening.

# normal-people - Tuesday 19 May, 2020

The Remote: Normal People in Italy, and reliving a certain World Cup '90 match - it's your weekly TV Guide
# Nights In
# Nights In

The Remote: Normal People in Italy, and reliving a certain World Cup '90 match - it's your weekly TV Guide

May 19th 2020, 6:00 PM 20,312 Views 2 Comments

From the youngest members of the family to teenagers to mum and dad, we’ve got you covered here.

# normal-people - Tuesday 5 May, 2020

Over 370,000 viewers tuned in to watch Normal People
# Marianne And Connell
# Marianne And Connell

Over 370,000 viewers tuned in to watch Normal People

May 5th 2020, 5:13 PM 33,364 Views 23 Comments

On the RTÉ Player, 301,000 streams have been watched to date, making it the strongest drama opening ever on this platform.

# normal-people - Saturday 2 May, 2020

Why the conversation around Normal People's sex scenes shows how Ireland has changed
# Consent
# Consent

Why the conversation around Normal People's sex scenes shows how Ireland has changed

May 2nd 2020, 10:00 AM 50,370 Views 70 Comments

The issue of consent is to the forefront – and the complaints are at a minimum.

# normal-people - Friday 1 May, 2020

Quiz: How well do you know the Normal People book?
# Sally Rooney
# Sally Rooney

Quiz: How well do you know the Normal People book?

May 1st 2020, 9:30 PM 28,261 Views 16 Comments

Be warned, there are spoilers for the book and TV show in this quiz.

RTÉ received 37 informal complaints about first two episodes of Normal People
# TV
# TV

RTÉ received 37 informal complaints about first two episodes of Normal People

May 1st 2020, 5:43 PM 93,385 Views 132 Comments

The episodes were broadcast last Tuesday night on RTÉ 1.

# normal-people - Saturday 25 April, 2020

'The exact opposite of social distancing': The makers of Normal People on bringing Irish sex to TV screens
# Book To Screen
# Book To Screen

'The exact opposite of social distancing': The makers of Normal People on bringing Irish sex to TV screens

Apr 25th 2020, 8:00 PM 95,492 Views 26 Comments

Based on the best-selling Irish novel of the same name, the show has generated huge hype.

# normal-people - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

Irish author Sally Rooney becomes youngest ever winner of prestigious Costa Novel Award
# Normal People
# Normal People

Irish author Sally Rooney becomes youngest ever winner of prestigious Costa Novel Award

Jan 8th 2019, 8:29 AM 13,762 Views 4 Comments

Rooney got the gong for her second novel Normal People.

# normal-people - Friday 23 November, 2018

Sally Rooney and Donal Ryan have been shortlisted for the prestigious Costa Novel Award
# Critical Acclaim
# Critical Acclaim

Sally Rooney and Donal Ryan have been shortlisted for the prestigious Costa Novel Award

Nov 23rd 2018, 10:56 AM 7,342 Views 2 Comments

Both of the authors were also longlisted for this year’s Man Booker Prize.

# normal-people - Monday 8 October, 2018

'Sally Rooney's gives a perfect insight into the expectations placed on women when it comes to sex'
# Normal People
From The Daily Edge
# Normal People

'Sally Rooney's gives a perfect insight into the expectations placed on women when it comes to sex'

Oct 8th 2018, 7:49 PM 7,612 Views 0 Comments

Rooney puts a lens on a modern, uniquely female experience.

# normal-people - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

Sally Rooney's new novel is getting a TV adaption directed by Lenny Abrahamson
# Normal People
From The Daily Edge
# Normal People

Sally Rooney's new novel is getting a TV adaption directed by Lenny Abrahamson

Aug 22nd 2018, 3:13 PM 1,883 Views 0 Comments

The series will debut on BBC Three.

Sally Rooney's Normal People to be adapted for BBC television
# Novel Idea
# Novel Idea

Sally Rooney's Normal People to be adapted for BBC television

Aug 22nd 2018, 10:33 AM 12,726 Views 2 Comments

Lenny Abrahamson is set to direct the programme. Meanwhile, Nicole Kidman is also to co-produce a TV series based on Cecelia Ahern’s book Roar.