FROM TYDAVNET TO TINSELTOWN

23 February 2018 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Caitriona Balfe receives Best Actress IFTA Award
Michael Fisher

Caitriona “Balfe has made it from Tydavnet to Tinseltown and become an international phenomenon. If that’s not worth celebrating, then I don’t know what is.” This was the view of the Dublin-based Daily Edge website. It’s confirmation that at long last the actress from Tydavnet is getting the recognition she deserves at home in Ireland.

Last Thursday at a glamorous dinner at the Mansion House in Dublin, Caitriona won an Irish Film and Television Academy award for best actress in a drama series for her role in the television series “Outlander”. Wearing Gianvito Rossi shoes, a black Erdem dress and a brand new bob hairstyle, she looked stunning as she was interviewed on the red carpet on her way into the event.

She was one of several Irish actresses and film industry members who wore black to pay tribute to the Time’s Up and #MeToo movements. She said she wanted to pay tribute…

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