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# Normal People

This week
26th November 2023 - 1st December 2023
Props from notable Irish movies and TV shows up for auction in Dublin
Props from Michael Collins, Banshees of Inisherin, Father Ted and Normal People are up for grabs
Last year
Money raised from auction of Normal People props to fund short film about Ukraine war
A signed pair of shorts and other Normal People memorabilia were auctioned off.
Paul Mescal's GAA shorts from Normal People up for auction to support Ukraine filmmakers
A signed pair of shorts and other Normal People memorabilia are being auctioned until 17 July.
Lenny Abrahamson on filming sex scenes: 'You'd never do a stunt scene without a stunt coordinator'
The director of the upcoming Conversations With Friends TV series on how he made the film – and those sex scenes.
All time
Normal People wins big at virtual IFTA awards, taking home nine honours
Animated movie Wolfwalkers won Best Film 2021.
Normal People leads the field with 15 nominations in the IFTA Irish Academy Awards
The runaway TV success of last year, Normal People, is in the running in multiple categories including best drama and best actor.
New novel from Normal People author Sally Rooney to be published in September
Beautiful World, Where Are You follows two best friends as they navigate love, friendship and sex heading into their thirties.
Toy Show and Varadkar's Patrick's Day address most-watched RTÉ broadcasts last year
Normal People is up there too.
Paul Mescal narrates Sky Sports' All-Ireland football final promo
Paul Mescal pays tribute to co-star Daisy Edgar-Jones following Emmy nod for Normal People
Mescal thanked the show’s producers and co-star Daisy Edgar-Jones.
Paul Mescal gets Emmy nod with four nominations for Normal People
The TV show is based on the book of the same name by Mayo writer Sally Rooney.
Planning permission is being sought for Wicklow's third major film studio
The scheme could deliver 1,500 jobs in the sector.
Dublin's bid to 'capitalise' on Normal People success and attract international productions
Productions like Normal People, Penny Dreadful and The Rhythm Section were all shot on location in Dublin.
RTÉ's Normal People and Fleabag crossover for Comic Relief got the world talking (and swooning) last night
The scene got people talking and trending online.
Normal People's Paul Mescal to raffle off chain to raise money for Pieta House
The raffle opened yesterday and runs until 8 June.
Over 50 viewers contact RTÉ over 'disappointment and unhappiness' with Normal People
Rights to the show have been purchased in countries including Australia, Canada, and Japan.
Before Normal People: A brief history of Irish TV sex controversies
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.
The Remote: Normal People in Italy, and reliving a certain World Cup '90 match - it's your weekly TV Guide
From the youngest members of the family to teenagers to mum and dad, we’ve got you covered here.
Over 370,000 viewers tuned in to watch Normal People
On the RTÉ Player, 301,000 streams have been watched to date, making it the strongest drama opening ever on this platform.
Why the conversation around Normal People's sex scenes shows how Ireland has changed
The issue of consent is to the forefront – and the complaints are at a minimum.
Quiz: How well do you know the Normal People book?
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
The episodes were broadcast last Tuesday night on RTÉ 1.
'The exact opposite of social distancing': The makers of Normal People on bringing Irish sex to TV screens
Based on the best-selling Irish novel of the same name, the show has generated huge hype.
Irish author Sally Rooney becomes youngest ever winner of prestigious Costa Novel Award
Rooney got the gong for her second novel Normal People.
Sally Rooney and Donal Ryan have been shortlisted for the prestigious Costa Novel Award
Both of the authors were also longlisted for this year’s Man Booker Prize.
'Sally Rooney's gives a perfect insight into the expectations placed on women when it comes to sex'
Rooney puts a lens on a modern, uniquely female experience.
Sally Rooney's new novel is getting a TV adaption directed by Lenny Abrahamson
The series will debut on BBC Three.
Sally Rooney's Normal People to be adapted for BBC television
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.