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Dunkirk star Barry Keoghan reveals whether he’ll make the move to Hollywood

Barry Keoghan at the Dublin Premiere of the film Dunkirk at the Lighthouse Cinema in Dublin. Pictures Brian McEvoy No Repro fee for one use

Barry Keoghan has revealed whether he’s considering a move to Hollywood, as he makes a name for himself in the film industry.

The Dubliner, who previously starred in RTÉ crime drama Love/Hate, has been tipped as one to watch after landing a number of major roles – including Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk.

The 24-year-old attended the film’s Irish premiere last night, and revealed whether he’s tempted by the bright lights of Tinseltown.

“Jesus, no. I feel that it’s a great place to be [LA], good vibes or whatever, but here I feel I have my feet on the ground, or in the mud as it may be,” he told the Herald.

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“I’m surrounded by good people and I just think over there, it could go to my head and I don’t want that.

“Taking the movie home is unreal, as is getting to tell this story, which a lot of Irish people don’t know about. There were a lot of Irish in it but young lads don’t know about it.”

“I just feel very privileged to work on a film like this and to work with Chris [Christopher Nolan] because he’s one of the greats.

“He’s one of the greatest so for any actor you’d want to selfishly work with someone like that,” Barry explained.

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Barry was pictured on the red carpet with his make-up artist girlfriend Shona Guerin, who has been a huge support to him.

“That’s my lady; she’s a good one,” he said.

Barry was also joined by co-star Cillian Murphy on the red-carpet.

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