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# derry girls

This month
May 2023
# siobhan mcsweeney
'Wise up': Derry Girls actor channels Sister Michael to blast 'ignorance' of Stormont deadlock
Siobhán McSweeney used her Bafta win last night to poke fun at the lack of an executive in Stormont.
# TV
Derry Girls and Bad Sisters win big at the Baftas
Actress Siobhán McSweeney, winning for her role as Sister Michael, delighted the audience with a humourous and heartfelt speech.
This year
# irish interest
Bad Sisters and Derry Girls receive multiple nominations for Bafta TV and craft awards
Cillian Murphy, Graham Norton, and Siobhán Sweeney are all nominated for individual awards.
Last year
# derry girls
'Those nuns!': Martin Scorsese reveals he’s been watching Derry Girls
Scorsese was recently asked about what he is currently watching.
# Brexit
A Derry Girls screening ‘could help Good Friday Agreement understanding’
Northern Ireland Affairs committee chairman Simon Hoare made the suggestion as Chris Heaton-Harris said many do not appreciate the deal’s importance.
# Derry Girl
Derry Girls creator Lisa McGee to receive Freedom of the City of Derry
The Derry native will be the first woman to receive the city’s freedom.
# derry girls
Quiz: How much do you know about Derry Girls?
I am a Derry Girl!
# Your Say
Poll: Who's your favourite Derry Girl?
The new season is finally starting.
All time
# peace out
The upcoming series of Derry Girls will be its last
The show has been a critical and commercial success for Channel 4.
# catch yourself on
Quiz: How well do you know Derry Girls?
How well do you know the hit TV show?
# club comes first
'Here's three girls that buried their father and they arrive to training that evening' - the rise of Slaughtneil
The Derry club’s camogie side are eyeing their fourth All-Ireland title in-a-row tomorrow.
The Irish For: Don’t like Ulster Scots? Catch yourself on
When seeing Ulster Scots writing, many people are surprised by how much of it appears readily intelligible to them.
# Red Carpet
TV Baftas: Success for Ireland's Fiona Shaw but disappointment for Derry Girls
Killing Eve was the big winner of the night.
# derry girls
Three sisters feature as three-in-a-row Slaughtneil to the fore in club camogie awards
Aoife, Bróna and Eilís Ní Chaiside are all honoured in defence, while the provincial players of the year have also been named.
# Derry Girls FTW
Derry Girls has been nominated for a BAFTA, and Twitter is as proud as the cast
Do it, girls.
# derry girls
Boy bands and Belfast-bound buses: Derry Girls' 'Take That' episode was a serious hit
‘We can not walk to Belfast.”
# derry girls
'I’m scared that I’m going to get found out': Derry Girls' Erin is all too familiar with Imposter Syndrome
‘I know everybody feels this.’
# beauty q
Beauty Q: Were you allowed to wear makeup in school?
We need to know.
# derry girls
Derry Girls' Child of Prague moment had everyone reminiscing about their own statue's mishaps
What does it mean for the weather, though?
# derry girls
Siobhan McSweeney AKA Sister Michael isn't sure if a Derry Girls spin-off would work
Don’t go getting your hopes up.
# across the barricade
All of the highlights from the return of Derry Girls and how the show was received by both fans and critics
# derry girls
How Well Do You Remember Derry Girls?
Brush up before the new episode tonight!
# derry girls
Hannon the hero as Slaughtneil storm to historic All-Ireland three in-a-row in the snow
The Offaly native fired 1-6 in a remarkable display against St Martin’s in Croke Park.
# derry girls
Derry Girls' Nicola Coughlan knew her character was gay six months before her co-stars
“I found out when I very first auditioned.”
# Coming Soon
So, here's everything we know so far about the second series of Derry Girls
The wait is nearly over.
# derry girls
Nicola Coughlan has been compared to Melissa McCarthy and her reaction is just so wholesome
‘Holy God, thank you!’
# We're basically celebrities now
The giant Derry Girls mural has been completed - and here it is
The popular Channel 4 TV show will return to screens later this year.
# A Wee Mural
The Derry Girls cast have been painted like 'one of your French girls' in a new mural
Nicola is buzzing over it.
# derry girls
Cast of Derry Girls to be immortalised with mural in Derry City
Erin, Orla, Clare, Michelle and James will be painted on the side of Badgers Bar in Derry City.
# US Netflix
US viewers are obsessed with Derry Girls, despite not understanding a word without subtitles
They don’t know what’s going on.
# Saoirse and Derry Girls
Saoirse Ronan praised Derry Girls' depiction of the Troubles amid Brexit debate
‘I didn’t fully appreciate the reality.’
# season 2
Here's how Derry Girls captures a zeitgeist, but transcends generations
‘We all know these people.’
# derry girls
Why do so many assume that a celebration of women is a denigration of men?
‘They just want to feel important.’
# derry girls
Ray D'Arcy gave Derry Girls' Nicola Coughlan a Den t-shirt for a drawing she did when she was 8
Practically an artifact.
# Come on Chrissy
Nicola Coughlan wants Chrissy Teigen to watch Derry Girls, and Twitter is on board
You won’t regret it, Chrissy.
# girls and dolls
Derry Girls and Young Offenders stars team up for dark comedy set during the Troubles
The play is written by the Derry Girls creator Lisa McGee.
# girls and dolls
Lisa McGee's new play has brought the stars of The Young Offenders and Derry Girls together
Girls and Dolls will run in The Gaiety at the start of next month.
# derry girls
Derry Girls creator on how she uses local scenarios to reach a wider audience
‘Write the way you speak.’
# Derry Girls FTW
Derry Girls has been crowned Radio Times Comedy Champion, and the cast are weak
Roll on series 2.
# derry girls
The cast of Derry Girls appeared on The Crystal Maze last night and it was a real hit with viewers
Even Aisling Bea loved it.