The Dublin Murders

  We are delighted to announce that Westside Students Amy Macken and Ellie O’Halloran are currently filming The Dublin Murders an eight-episode series is adapted from Tana French’s first two novels in the Dublin Murder Squad crime series, In The Woods and The Likeness. The series was originally commissioned by BBC One in the UK for RTÉ, with support from Northern Ireland Screen and will now air on Starz in the U.S. and Canada as well as StarzPlay in Germany, France, Italy and Spain in 2019, with select additional territories...

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Westside On The Big Screen

Westside Student ELLIE O’Halloran on the Big Screen The trailer for Roddy Doyle’s first screen play in 18 years ROSIE has just been released and we are very excited and proud to see Westside Student ELLIE O’Halloran on the big screen. Ellie plays Kayleigh the eldest daughter of Rosie (Sarah Greene) a mother trying to protect her family after their landlord sells their rented home and they become homeless. Finding a room, even for a night, is a tough job...

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BBC Young Dancer

BBC Young Dancer 2019 The BBC want to hear from Dancers aged 16-21 who have the talent and passion to become the next BBC Young Dancer Every round is a performance opportunity and as you progress you’ll have the chance to showcase your talent to leading dance professionals. Along the way there will be workshops with top practitioners and new choreography will be commissioned especially for the finalists. You can enter in four categories Ballet, South Asian Dance, Street Dance, Contemporary....

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Absolutely A1 – Sharon!

The WORLD PREMIERE of The Snapper has officially opened at The Gate Theatre Dublin. And we are delighted that Westside Students Amy Macken, Holly McGuinness and Mia Barry are playing the roles of ‘The Twins’ Linda and Tracy Rabbitte this summer.  The twins are a whirl wind of chaos as they breeze through the scenes causing havoc for their parents (played by Hilda Fay and Simon Delaney) and their long suffering brother Darren.  Much like the whirl wind on stage...

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The Snapper – The Gate Theatre

Westside’s Amy Macken, Holly McGuinness and Mia Barry begin rehearsals for it this week.

The Snapper- one of Ireland's most iconic movies is being turned into a play. And Westside’s Amy Macken, Holly McGuinness and Mia Barry begin rehearsals this week. The girls will share the role of ‘The twins’ for the run at The Gate Theatre this summer, which is right next door to the Rotunda Hospital where Sharon’s baby ‘The Snapper’ is born. The World Premiere of The Snapper will be brought to life by The Gate Theatre Dublin from June 14th to September 1st directed by Róisín McBrinn and...

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