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‘Derry Girls’ Teaches Us More About Ireland Than School Did

Derry Girls has been on my watch list for months! I finally got round to watching it, and to be quite honest I can’t stop. It is my new obsession. Created by Lisa McGee, Derry Girls follows Erin (Saoirse-Monica Jackson), Michelle (Jamie-Lee O'Donnell), Orla (Louisa Harland), Clare (Nicola Coughlan), and James (Dylan Llewellyn) as they grow up in Derry during the 90s. Packed full of comedy, great music and touching family moments, Derry Girls has made me think about how much (or how little) I know about the Irish Troubles. Read More