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Emmet Kirwan Is an actor playwright and poet. He has been a feature of Irish theatre, film and television for over 15 years. He is a graduate of the Samuel Beckett Centre, Trinity College Dublin. His first full-length play, Dublin Oldschool has had a series of sell out runs at Project Arts centre, toured internationally and opened in the National Theatre in London’s West End in January. He is also the recipient of The Stewart Parker trust major bursary award 2014 for Dublin Oldschool, it was also nominated for the First Forth-night award and The Bewleys Little Gem award 2014. He wrote and starred in the Irish Television comedy series Sarah and Steve for Accomplice Television and RTE, the Irish national broadcaster. Short Films include Escape Plans (Calipo films) Outside (Still Films) Other Plays include RIOT for This Is Pop Baby (Winner of best production Tiger Dublin Fringe 2016). His plays for young people include Half 3 Heroes and This Hit Parade both for Dublin Youth Theatre. Emmet is a participant in the Irish Theatre Institute’s Six in the attic programme. Most recently, Emmet won an Irish Film and Television Award (IFTA) for his short film Heartbreak.