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Quiz: How well do you know Saoirse Ronan?

It looks set to be another good awards season for Saoirse.

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SAOIRSE RONAN HAS been nominated for Best Actress at the Golden Globes for her performance in new film Little Women – raising hopes that she can get an Oscar nomination in the weeks to come. 

The Irish actor is one of the biggest film stars in the world and has been making films since she was a child – but how well do you know Saoirse and her career?

 

Where in Ireland is Saoirse Ronan from?
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Greystones
Dublin

Carlow
Carrickmacross
Saoirse Ronan has been nominated for an Oscar three times. But for what film did she receive her first nomination?
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Brooklyn
Atonement

The Lovely Bones
Stardust
As well as starring in the video for Ed Sheeran's Galway Girl, Ronan also appeared in a music video for which artist?
Taylor Swift
Sinéad O'Connor

Hozier
Paul McCartney
Saoirse Ronan's television debut was in....
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Fair City
Love/Hate

The Clinic
Ballykissangel
Which director has Saoirse Ronan not worked with?
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Greta Gerwig
Peter Jackson

Joe Wright
JJ Abrams
In the 2015 film Brooklyn, what is the name of Saoirse Ronan's character?
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Emer
Eilis

Ellie
Eileen
Which Wes Anderson film did Saoirse Ronan appear in?
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Grand Budapest Hotel
Moonrise Kingdom

The Royal Tenenbaums
Fantastic Mr Fox
"What is remarkable about Saoirse as an actress is how her spirit responds to the camera and how much grace and feeling she can exude when the camera is on her...." The words of which writer to describe Ronan?
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Ian McEwan
Sally Rooney

Edna O'Brien
Colm Tóibín
And finally, what word does Saoirse Ronan use to help Americans pronounce her name?
Sorcha
Inertia

Persia
She refuses to use any word
Answer all the questions to see your result!
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Top dog
Full marks!
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You scored out of !
Clever Cat
Almost purrfect
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You scored out of !
Fintastic
A good effort
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You scored out of !
What are ewe doing!?
Baaaaaad
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Turtley awful
A shell of a bad effort
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