Lo­cal women pick up IFTA hon­ours

Bray People - - News -

TWO LO­CAL women picked up awards at the week­end’s glam­orous Ir­ish Film and Tele­vi­sion Awards.

Dee Cor­co­ran from Bray and won once again for her work as chief hair­dresser on the Tu­dors along­side Grey­stones woman Sharon Doyle for her makeup work on the pop­u­lar se­ries.

This was Dees third IFTA, hav­ing won in 2004 for King Arthur and 2008 for The Tu­dors.

Dee has been work­ing in film and tele­vi­sion since she was 21 and work­ing on Ex­cal­iber. The mother of seven is looking for­ward to the start of a new se­ries in June.

The lo­cal pair were up against Lit­tle Dor­rit and Ge­orge Gen­tly but it was the Ard­more Stu­dios favourite that scooped top prize at the IF­TAs.

Star of the lo­cally-filmed drama, Cork born Jonathan Rhys My­ers, was un­able to at­tend the award cer­e­mony last week­end in the Burling­ton due to fam­ily rea­sons.

Win­ners Dee Cor­co­ran and Sharon Doyle.

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